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2bMe
Offers practical and emotional advice for teens living with cancer. Includes
information on how to care for your skin, hair loss, diet, and coping socially.
Search in Category: Health: Child Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cancer: Support Groups
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Communicating With and About People with Disabilities
Explains why using the right language is important, and gives a list of phrases to
use, as well as terms which are not recommended.
Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: Government: Executive Branch: Department of Labor
Search in Category: Society: Disabled: Employment
Search in Category: Business: Human Resources: Government Agencies
Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: Government: Executive Branch: Department of Labor
Search in Category: Society: Work
www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/fact/comucate.htm - published: Aug 01 2002 - cached


 PDF  Diabetes.org: Just for Teens
Humorous article about how hormone changes, eating disorders, drugs, and alcohol
affect blood sugar control.
Search in Category: Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cardiovascular Disorders: Vascular Disorders: Wounds
Search in Category: Health: Conditions and Diseases: Endocrine Disorders: Pancreas: Diabetes: Organizations
Search in Category: Science: Institutions: Research Funding Organizations: Medical
www.diabetes.org/uedocuments/JustforTeens.pdf


Diabetes.org: Your Parents and Your Diabetes
Humorous article about why parents ask so many questions, how diabetes affects the
whole family, and what to do to keep things smooth.
Search in Category: Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cardiovascular Disorders: Vascular Disorders: Wounds
Search in Category: Health: Conditions and Diseases: Endocrine Disorders: Pancreas: Diabetes: Organizations
Search in Category: Science: Institutions: Research Funding Organizations: Medical
www.diabetes.org/uedocuments/YourParentsYourDiabetes.pdf


Kids Quest on Disability and Health
Explains what a disability is and answers common questions about living with one.
Search in Category: Health: Medicine: Medical Specialties: Pediatrics: Academic Departments
Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: Government: Executive Branch: Department of Health and Human Services: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Centers and Institute: National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Search in Category: Health: Occupational Health and Safety: Government Agencies: North America
Search in Category: Health: Public Health and Safety: Disease Control and Prevention
Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: Georgia: Localities: A: Atlanta: Health: Organizations
Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: Government: Executive Branch: Department of Health and Human Services: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Search in Category: Society: Issues: Health: Health Policy: United States Government
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/kids - cached


SparkTop.org
Activity-based site for kids. Paint pictures, write stories and poems, and talk to
other kids with difficulties.
Search in Category: Kids and Teens: Health: Conditions and Diseases: Learning Disabilities
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Starbright World
Offers chronically ill teens a place to blog, chat, find old friends, and meet new
friends throughout the United States and Canada.
www.starbrightworld.org - cached


Bandaides and Blackboards: Teens
Share stories and poems, read teens tips to parents and teachers, and the good, the
bad, and the ugly about having a chronic illness.
Search in Category: Health: Conditions and Diseases: Chronic Illness: Pediatric
Search in Category: Reference: Education: Colleges and Universities: North America: United States: New York: CUNY: Lehman College
www.lehman.cuny.edu/faculty/jfleitas/bandaides/contteen.html - cached


Can Do Kids
Focus is on what kids can accomplish. Provides online games for geography, writing,
an ability survey, dream sharing, and how to make the world a better place.
www.ucando.org/kids.html - cached


Child and Youth Health: ADHD - How It Can Affect Teenagers
Tells how it affects school work, friendships, and relationships with siblings.
Tips for managing this disorder, using medication, and feeling good.
Search in Category: Regional: Oceania: Australia: South Australia: Health
www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetails.aspx?p=243&np=293&id=2153 - published: Aug 19 2008 - cached


Child and Youth Health: Cancer - Living With It
Discusses different feelings that happen, talking about the disease, dealing with
other people and how life changes.
Search in Category: Regional: Oceania: Australia: South Australia: Health
www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetails.aspx?p=243&np=292&id=2207 - published: Nov 12 2007 - cached


Child and Youth Health: Cancer - When Your Brother or Sister has Cancer
Explains feelings that many teens may have, how to be supportive of a sick sibling
and helpful things to do.
Search in Category: Regional: Oceania: Australia: South Australia: Health
www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetails.aspx?p=243&np=292&id=2208 - cached


Child and Youth Health: Dyslexia - Coping With It
Tips for teens include how to help yourself, why exercise is important, getting
support for school projects, and building self-esteem.
Search in Category: Regional: Oceania: Australia: South Australia: Health
www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetails.aspx?p=243&np=293&id=2201 - published: Nov 13 2007 - cached


Child and Youth Health: Living With a Disability
Tells what it is, your rights, living with family and friends, and dealing with
teasing and bullying. Section for brothers and sisters.
Search in Category: Regional: Oceania: Australia: South Australia: Health
www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetails.aspx?p=243&np=292&id=2336 - published: Nov 21 2008 - cached


Disability Social History Project
Presents short biographies of famous people who had a disabling mental or physical
illness.
Search in Category: Society: Disabled: Disability Studies
www.disabilityhistory.org/people.html - published: Sep 23 2003 - cached


Listen to Our Stories
Offers a collection of stories, poems, pictures, and songs about and by young
people with disabilities ages 5 to 25. Includes index of disabilities and
additional resources.
www.listentoourstories.com - cached


National Association of Blind Students
Offers information for blind high school and college students. Includes state
divisions, national and state scholarships, newsletter, listserv message board, and
links to resources. [Listserv requires free registration.]
Search in Category: Health: Conditions and Diseases: Eye Disorders: Blindness: Organizations
www.nfb.org/nfb/NABS.asp?SnID=2082611233 - cached


Questions Kids Ask About Blindness
Provides answers to the most common questions asked by both blind and sighted
children about how affected people manage with daily life.
Search in Category: Kids and Teens: Health: Conditions and Diseases: Blindness
Search in Category: Health: Conditions and Diseases: Eye Disorders: Blindness: Organizations
www.nfb.org/nfb/NOPBC_Questions_Kids_Ask.asp?SnID=53512754 - cached


Seeing Disabilities from a Different Perspective
Fourth and fifth graders provide information on autism, blindness, cerebral palsy,
and deafness. Includes causes, effects, and famous people who have suffered from
these conditions.
library.thinkquest.org/5852 - cached


Teens Living with Cancer: Brothers and Sisters
Stories from other brothers and sisters describing their experiences with a sick
brother or sister.
Search in Category: Health: Child Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cancer: Support Groups
Search in Category: Kids and Teens: Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cancer
www.teenslivingwithcancer.org/familyfriends/brothersister - cached


Teens with Chronic Diseases
Support group for teens between the ages of 12-21. Open to anyone with any chronic
disease including cancer.
Search in Category: Computers: Internet: On the Web: Online Communities: Community Providers
groups.msn.com/teenswithchronicdiseases - cached


The Survival Guide for Kids with LD
Lists ten ways that kids with learning disabilities can make life easier for
themselves at school. Includes quotes from affected children.
Search in Category: Health: Mental Health: Disorders: Child and Adolescent: Learning Disabilities
Search in Category: Reference: Education: Early Childhood: Special Needs
Search in Category: Reference: Education: Special Education: Learning Disabilities
www.ldonline.org/article.php?id=354&loc=65


When Meeting Friends with Disabilities
Information about what is okay to say or do when a friend has a disability.
Search in Category: Society: Disabled: Organizations
www.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=ntl_friends_hints - cached


My Brother Has Asperger Syndrome
Explains one boy's experiences growing up with a sibling with a disability.
www.aspergersbook.blogspot.com - cached


 PDF  Supporting Siblings
This booklet describes the common feelings experienced by young people when they
have a brother or sister with a chronic illness or disability. Includes strategies
that promote coping and resilience.
Search in Category: Health: Child Health: Special Needs