The Secret Life of the Brain





RESOURCES


Prematurity

American Association for Premature Infants (A.A.P.I.)
P.O. Box 46371
Cincinnati, OH 45246-0371
www.aapi-online.com

Information on issues of prematurity and links to other web sites for information, support, special needs, and products.

www.pediatrics.wisc.edu/childrenshosp/parents_of_preemies
This site led by neonatologist Dr. Jane Brazy gives an overview on prematurity and the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). In English and Spanish.

www.premature-infant.com
Resources for parents of preemies and healthcare professionals. The site features "Nurse Imagines" written by NICU nurses about the challenges, fulfillment, joys, and sorrows of caring for preemies and their families.

Kangaroo Care

www.geocities.com/Heartland/Village/6554/index.html
email: roopage@yahoo.com
Information on Kangaroo Care for both preemies and full-term babies, as well as links to related web sites.

Child Development

National Head Start Association
1651 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: 703.739.0875
www.nhsa.org

Ready To Learn, www.pbs.org/readytolearn

Zero To Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
2000 M Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202.638.1144

www.zerotothree.org/brainwonders/index.html
"BrainWonders" offers information on brain development from conception through age three for parents, educators, and doctors.

Vision

Prevent Blindness America
500 E. Remington Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Tel: 847.843.2020; 800.331.2020
email: info@preventblindness.org

www.preventblindness.org
Offers the "Eye Patch Club" for children with eye patches, mainly for amblyopia. The site features the Eye Patch Club News newsletter, a classroom guide about eye patching for teachers, fun activities to help everyone learn more about the eyes, and other resources.


CAREER RESOURCES


National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN)
Tel: 847.375.3660 or 800.451.3795 info@nann.org, www.nann.org

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN)
Tel: 847.375.4733; 800.451.3795 info@aann.org, www.aann.org

Address for both NANN and AANN:
4700 W. Lake Avenue
Glenview, IL 60025-1485

Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow
Resources on careers in nursing and specialty areas.
www.nursesource.org




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