Following is a list of links that we hope you will find informative and beneficial in your endeavor to become a more confident parent. However, these sites are maintained by third parties. Accuracy or reliability, therefore, cannot be guaranteed. PAL is not responsible for the content viewed once the user leaves www.pal.ua.edu.
http://www.adap.net/ - ADAP's mission is to provide quality, legally-based advocacy services to Alabamians with disabilities in order to protect, promote and expand their rights.
http://www.help4adhd.org/ - The National Resource Center on AD/HD serves professionals and the general public by providing information on the most relevant topics about AD/HD.
http://ctf.alabama.gov/ - The Mission of the Department of Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention/Children's Trust Fund of Alabama is to prevent child abuse and neglect.
http://www.kidshealth.org/ - Kids Health is the largest and most-visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.
http://www.rehab.state.al.us/ - Provides, through a single agency, a seamless system of service delivery for infants, toddlers, adolescents, adults and older individuals with disabilities.
http://www.alavoices.org/ - VOICES for Alabama's Children is an independent, nonprofit statewide organization involving all sectors of the community for the purpose of supporting Alabama's most valuable and diverse resource...children.
http://www.parentsaspartnersineducation.com/ - Available to help families obtain appropriate education and services for their children with disabilities; work to improve education results for all children; train and inform parents and professionals on a variety of topics; resolve problems between families and schools or other agencies; and connect children with disabilities to community resources that address their needs.
http://www.askdrsears.com/ - AskDrSears.com is a wonderful resource that covers topics such as breastfeeding, attachment parenting, nutrition and much more!
http://www.mh.alabama.gov/ - The Alabama Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation covers all aspects in the provision of mental illness, mental retardation, and substance abuse services.
http://www.aap.org/ - The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
These websites provide advice and information for stepparents.
http://www.parentsworld.com/ - This website has articles and resources for single parents.
http://www.parents.com/parents/ - The online home of American Baby, Parents, and Family Circle magazines.
http://www.autismspeaks.org/ - Autism Speaks aims to bring the autism community together as one strong voice to urge the government and private sector to listen to concerns and take action to address this urgent global health crisis.
http://www.onetoughjob.com/ - The reality of raising children today is that parents become overwhelmed, exhausted and stressed. This site provides parents with the expert information, tips and support they need and deserve to be the best parent they can be.
http://www.marchofdimes.com/ - Information and answers about pregnancy, your baby, folic acid, prematurity, genetic disorders, birth defects and much more.
http://www.medicaid.state.al.us/ - Medicaid is a state/federal program that pays for medical and long-term care services for low-income pregnant women, children, certain people on Medicare, disabled individuals and nursing home residents.
http://www.AlabamaAgeline.gov - Alabama Department of Senior Services- Open to Grandparents 55 and older caring for a grandchild 18 years or under, or grandchild of any age with a disability.
http://www.familyguidancecenter.org - Kids and Kin Program- Serves adults caring for a grandchild, niece, nephew or sibling under the age of 13.