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  • Scoliosis: Bracing for Parents


    Some kids with scoliosis wear a brace to help stop their curve from getting worse as they grow. Find out more about the different types of scoliosis braces.

  • Scoliosis: Bracing for Teens


    Some teens with scoliosis wear a brace to help stop their curve from getting worse as they grow. Find out more about how scoliosis braces work and how long people wear them in this article for teens.

  • Going to the Doctor for Kids


    When you go to the doctor for a checkup, it's because your parents and your doctor want to see that you're growing just the way you should. Read all about what happens at the doctor's office.

  • Marfan Syndrome Special Needs Factsheet for Educators


    What teachers should know about Marfan syndrome and how to help students with the condition succeed in school.

  • Noonan Syndrome for Parents


    Noonan syndrome is a condition that some babies are born with. It causes changes in the face and chest, and usually includes heart problems.

  • Neurofibromatosis Type 1 for Parents


    Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a genetic condition that causes benign tumors in and under the skin, often with bone, hormone, and other problems. Learn more about how it's diagnosed and treated.

  • Costello Syndrome for Parents


    Costello syndrome is a very rare disorder that affects multiple organ systems. It causes causes problems that affect a child's heart, muscles, bones, skin, brain, and spinal cord.

  • Teacher's Guide: Obesity (Grades 6 to 8) for Educators


    The activities in this Teacher's Guide will help your students learn more about how to be fit and healthy.