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General Principles in the Care of Children and Adolescents with Genetic Disorders and Other Chronic Health Conditions (RE9717)
Pediatrics Volume 99, Number 4 April 1997, p 643-644, American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Children With Disabilities
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The committee on children with disabilities believes that because these children are leading healthier and longer lives, pediatricians are the more highly qualified to serve them … and to provide them a "medical home" …

Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities
Pediatrics Volume 78, Number 3 September 1986, p 529-530. Committee on Children With Disabilities
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... As part of health maintenance, pediatricians provide or coordinate the diagnosis and management of medical problems such as vision impairment, hearing loss, communication disorders, seizures, and motor disabilities …

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
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Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
About 17% of U.S. children under 18 years of age have a developmental disability …

Americans with Disabilities Act
U.S. Department of Justice. ADA Home Page ... The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability … Public Law 94-142: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ... passed in 1975 and reauthorized in 1990, mandates that all children receive a free, appropriate public education regardless of the level or severity of their disability … Children ages 3 through 21 who need special education and related services because of a disabling condition are eligible …

Guide to the Best Disability Resources on the Internet
Disability Resources Monthly (DRM)
Scroll down to find the subject or disability that interests you

Disability Services
The New York Institute for Special Education

General Disability Links
The Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC)

Disability Advocacy Worldwide
International Association of People with Disabilities (TASH)

Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC)

On The Influence of Abnormal Parturition, Difficult Labours, Premature Birth, and Asphyxia Neonatorum, on the Mental and Physical Condition of the Child, Especially in Relation to Deformities
W. J. Little, MD, Neonatology on the Web, January 12, 1997

Centro Nacional de Diseminación de Información para Niños con Discapacidades
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