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Search Engine
Provides reliable information on a variety of health-related topics.
Family Village
A global community of disability-related resources.
Family Doctor
Search engine by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
The Merck Manual of Medical Information
Online medical text that uses everyday language to present information about diseases, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.
MedicineNets Disease & Conditions and Medical Dictionary
Extensive list of diseases and conditions, leading to great sources of information on each disease.
The American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics web page.
The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
NICHCY is the national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals. Special focus on children and youth (birth to age 22).
Alliance of Genetic Support Groups Directory
The Genetic Alliance support individuals with genetic conditions and their families, and educates the public about genetics.
Internet Resources For Special Children (IRSC)
Site is dedicated to children with disabilities and other health-related disorders worldwide.
National Library of Medicine
World's largest medical library. Has an online catalog, databases, etc.
National Institutes of Health
The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability, from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold.

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