The following are trusted sites for information on child health and development issues:
The gold standard pediatric resource for parents.
National Center for Disease Control information on child development issues as well as information on common children’s medical conditions including jaundice, ADHD, and many others.
Common Sense Media offers age-based recommendations and reviews for TV, movies, apps, video games and books.
This is the local chapter of a national movement to enable early evaluation, intervention and referral for children with developmental or emotional concerns. Their trained care coordinators can be reached at 1-833-HMG-ALASKA or online.
Alaska’s go-to resource for finding and choosing child care as well as child care assistance options.
The toddler years are tough! These folks have information on all aspects of parenting infants and toddlers with both educational and problem-solving resources.
Your information clearing house for all Alaska community resources. Free and confidential. Check out the website or just dial “211.”
Dial "988" or visit the website for 24/7 free, confidential support for those in distress and their loved ones.
ADHD affects more than just school. Explore these sites for information on the neurologic, behavioral, social and other aspects of ADHD and related conditions.
This is a great overview of differences in learning styles including dyslexia, dysgraphia, math challenges and ADHD.
Our local resource for autism-related services.
Our most evidence-based intervention as pediatricians is childhood vaccination. We encourage parents with questions to explore trusted resources such as these and come to us with questions.