The Secret Life of the Brain



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

Information on issues of prematurity and links to other web sites for information, support, special needs, and products.
This site led by neonatologist Dr. Jane Brazy gives an overview on prematurity and the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). In English and Spanish.
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
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

Ready To Learn,

Zero To Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
2000 M Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202.638.1144
"BrainWonders" offers information on brain development from conception through age three for parents, educators, and doctors.


Prevent Blindness America
500 E. Remington Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Tel: 847.843.2020; 800.331.2020
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.


National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN)
Tel: 847.375.3660 or 800.451.3795,

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN)
Tel: 847.375.4733; 800.451.3795,

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.

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