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Sickle Cell Disease Special Needs Factsheet

Sickle Cell Disease Special Needs Factsheet

Additional Resources

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Sickle Cell Information Center
http://www.scinfo.org
The mission of this site is to provide patient and professional education, news, research updates, and sickle cell resources.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov
The NHLBI provides the public with educational resources relating to the treatment of heart, blood vessel, lung, and blood diseases as well as sleep disorders.

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America
http://www.sicklecelldisease.org
This group provides education, advocacy, and other initiatives to promote awareness of and support for sickle cell disease programs.

Family Voices
http://www.familyvoices.org
This website brings together families who have children with special health needs.

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
http://www.pta.org
The PTA encourages parental involvement in public schools.

U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov
This government site offers advice, links, homework help, and information for parents, teachers, and students.

KidsHealth in the Classroom
http://kidshealth.org/classroom
Free PreK-12 lesson plans, aligned to National Health Education Standards and based on expert-approved, age-appropriate articles.

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