The Association for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) advocates for policies and programs that improve the lives of children and families in New Jersey. Over the years, ACNJ's issues have expanded from child welfare and juvenile justice to include early care and education, health and support for low-income families.
Site of the Education Law Center serving New Jersey, which can help you understand and negotiate public education systems for your child.
The website of the New Jersey Office of the Child Advocate provides policy and other information related to child protection, health, juvenile justice, mental health, and children's legal rights.
Site of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology; find lots of information about asthma and allergy here.
The Allergy & Asthma Network (Mothers of Asthmatics) helps parents and children cope with allergies and asthma.
Dedicated site for kids, teens, and adults with valuable information from The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network.
Attention Deficit Disorder
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder site offers support and resources for children and adults.
Facts about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder from the National Institute of Mental Health.
International breastfeeding organization provides support for feeding your newborn and infant, as well as many other resources for breastfeeding. Text is available in many languages.
Maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; excellent breastfeeding site that starts with the basics and answers many common questions about technique, benefits, concerns, pumping, storing, and more.
This site from Autism New Jersey, a nonprofit agency, provides information about advocacy, services, family and professional education, and consultation.
Trusted health information on child development from Medline Plus
Developmental and Behavioral Screening Tools
A web-based screening, diagnostic and management system that administers and analyzes pre-visit, online questionnaires completed by parents, teens or teachers and provides Clinicians with instant access to valuable clinical data and resources.
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers valuable advice on a wide variety of health and child-rearing topics.
The American Dental Association provides useful information about fluoride, cavities, and more.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website provides a wealth of information about any health topics.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services site for children covers various topics for parents and children and offers many links to other sites.
Information for parents, kids, and teens from Nemours Foundation.
Nutrition and Fitness
FDA site provides information on food safety, nutrition, and cosmetics.
Interactive tools from the U.S. Department of Agriculture help teach parents and children about nutrition and healthy food choices.
American Association of Poison Control Centers offers important information for poison safety and education.
Learn about recalled toys and other products from the Consumer Products Safety Commission.
Find practical information about making your home safe; offers a room by room tour of potential dangers and solutions.
The National Pesticide Information Center provides information to help you make informed decisions about pesticide use.
A site dedicated to preventing childhood injury, with great safety guidelines for car seats, fire safety, and poison prevention, as well as links for recalls, car seat installation, and more.
Check this site before traveling abroad for important information on health-related topics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Cornerstone's top website for vaccine information for parents.
Information sheets from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that explain the benefits and risks of vaccines to recipients, their parents, or their legal representatives.
Specific information about immunizations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
An excellent source for scientifically-based immunization information.
Reliable, accurate information about vaccines and the diseases they prevent from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Independent assessments of vaccines and vaccine safety, plus educational information provided by the Institute for Vaccine Safety of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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