Sickle Cell Disease Special Needs Factsheet
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Sickle Cell Information Center
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)
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
This group provides education, advocacy, and other initiatives to promote awareness of and support for sickle cell disease programs.
This website brings together families who have children with special health needs.
Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
The PTA encourages parental involvement in public schools.
KidsHealth in the Classroom
Free PreK-12 lesson plans, aligned to National Health Education Standards and based on expert-approved, age-appropriate articles.
U.S. Department of Education
This government site offers advice, links, homework help, and information for parents, teachers, and students.