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Community Information

Community Resources Sheet

Flu Information – Alachua County website on flu preparation

Food4KidsBackpack Program – Alliance Pediatrics is proud to support the Food4Kids Backpack Program! If you would like to donate, our office will be one of the designated drop off locations. Click on the link to find out more about this program.

Disability Assistance – Florida Alliance for Assistive Service and Technology, FAAST, is an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all Floridians with disabilities through advocacy and awareness activities that increase access to and acquisition of assistive services and technology, (FAAST’s Mission). Click on the provided link to check out their website and free online magazine to learn more.

The Child Advocacy Center of Gainesville is working hard to end child abuse within our community. Click on the link to find out how you can help. 

Alliance Pediatric Information

Alliance Pediatrics is now a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home!

Read about our commitment to providing Patient-Centered care to the Pediatric Community we serve, and the difference in the level of care we provide by using this model of care.

Local Youth Charities

  • Keira Grace Foundation – Follow the link to learn about Keira’s story and how you can help other children like her.
  • Taste Of Gainesville – This annual event brings awareness and support to nonprofit organizations in Florida’s communities with a special emphasis towards nonprofits that focus on children in need. 
  • The Child Advocacy Center of Gainesville is working hard to end child abuse within our community. Click on the link to find out how you can help. 
  • Foster Florida – A resource for foster families of Florida to provide the greatest environment for children.

 

General Parenting Information

General Safety Tips 

Summer Time: Bike Safety, Playground Safety, Sun Safety, & Water Safety

New Moms

Postpartum Support For new moms – PostpartumProgress.org

Postpartum support and resources – Better Beginnings

Postpartum Support International

North Florida Regional Medical Center offers many classes for moms to be and new moms. Their classes include infant CPR, Infant massage, a free carseat safety check for newborns every Friday and so much more. Follow the link to see all of their classes along with a quick description of each. Call 1-800-611-6913 to register for classes. 

Car Seat Check App – This app allows parents to quickly find the safest car seat for their child by simply providing the child’s age, height and weight. It also provides detailed info on the car seat and where to find it locally. Click on the link to get the app now.

Basic car seat guidelines – Car-Safety.org

 

Eye Drops & Ear Drops – Learn how to give your child eye and ear drops with these easy step-by-step instructions.  

If you are pregnant and plan on breastfeeding or if your are already breastfeeding you may be eligible for a breast pump through your insurance, here’s how.

For More information on how to get a breast pump through your insurance check out Insurance Covered Breast Pump

Breastfeeding USA – A support group for moms who are breastfeeding or who are interested in learning more about breastfeeding.

Breast Feeding? Many news moms may not know this but you may be able to get a breast pump through your insurance at little or no cost to you. Check out the links below for more information

     ~ Healthcare.gov – Breastfeeding benefits and information on how your pump could be covered under your insurance

     ~ US Dept Health and Human Services – some frequently asked questions about getting your breast pump and what would be the best pump for you

     ~ Medela  – Medela is a breast pump manufacturer that allows you to search to see if your insurance will cover your pump

     ~ Aeroflow – Durable Medical Equipment company that provides breast pumps

 

About Charlie’s Kindness 

10 Things You Need to Know About Congenital Heart Disease: From a Mom Who Lost Her Son To It – Some helpful advice from a mother who has gone through the heartbreak

Immunization Information

Immunize.org – Sponsored by the Immunization Action Coalition

Institute for Vaccine Safety – Sponsored by John Hopkins School of Public Health

Vaccine Safety – Sponsored by the CDC

Your Baby’s First Vaccines – This article lists all of the vaccines that are available for babies and discusses each shot in detail including reactions, what to look for, and what to do if a reaction were to occur.

Meningococcal Disease –  Listed here are some statics to help you understand the meningococcal disease better and how you can prevent getting the disease

ADHD Information

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

CDC website for ADHD

Asthma Information

Managing Asthma in a School Environment – sponsored by the EPA

Asthma Action Plan Template

Autism Information 

Let’s Go! – Special Needs Socialization & Playgroup for kids in Gainesville.  For events and other information click here.

Sesame Street – Learning resources for family and children in a way only Sesame Street could express.

Autism Acceptance Month – This great resource offers myths about autism, a blog, upcoming events and more!

Autism Now – Helpful steps in helping teens and young adults transition into adult life.

CDC: Autism – Helpful resource for families starting with understanding an autism diagnosis

FAQ –  FAQ about autism via healthfinder.gov on various areas of autism.

Operation Autism – A resource for military families. Tips include helping families with how to cope with moving, deployment and other events that affect military families

National Autism Center – Here is a downloaded help guide for those within the autistic community. This website is led by the May Institute, a Nonprofit dedicated to the  well-being of those with autism. 

Creative Birthday Idea

Wretches & Jabbers, a documentary on two men with autism making a global quest to change attitudes about disability and intelligence, is now available on Netflix, iTunes, video on Demand, and DVD. Click on the link to watch a trailer and learn more.

Kids Health

Allergy Prevention in Children

Fluoride Varnish – This handout answers the FAQ about fluoride varnish and explains to how to apply the fluoride to your child’s teeth.

FunfitKids – President’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports

Healthy Children – American Academy of Pediatrics

KidsHealth.org – Child health information site sponsored by Nemours

Tox Town – introduction to toxic chemicals and environmental health risks

Benefits of Healthy Snacks

Tips for Talking to Your Kids About…

Divorce is not easy for anyone, but you want to make sure that the process is as smooth as possible for your children. This link has great tips on how you can help your child cope throughout this transition. Also see here for more resources on how to help your child through a divorce.

Remarriage can be a very exciting time for kids; new step mom or dad, new step siblings, new house, etc. It can also be a very hard and frustrating time for kids if they are not ready for these big changes. This link gives tips on how to plan ahead for a blended family, bonding and strengthening a blended family, and dealing with differences within the new family.

Internet Safety

What is Cyberbullying? & Dealing with Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying tip sheets – Handouts for teens,educators etc on Cyberbullying

Teen Information

Alachua County Crisis Hotline – (352) 264-6789

Alcohol and Drug Education – Information on how to talk to your teen about Alcohol and Drugs

Teens and Dating – Information  on healthy dating and relationships

Financial Planning for Young Adults – Information on how to manage finances

TeensHealth – Great website for Teen Health information sponsored by Nemours

Mercy Ministries – Faith based help for youth specific issues

National Crime Prevention Council – Information on Cyberbullying

Netsmartz.org – How to stay safe on the Internet

Sexual Health Education – Great links for sexual education for both teens and parents

Teen Nutrition – Information on how to stay healthy during the first year of college

Transition from Pediatric to Adult Practice – Tips on how best to process the transition from a pediatric to adult office

Teens and Tanning Salons

NDA – Behavioral Health System

Recommended Books

Adventures in Parenting – A free book about parenting from the National Institute of Child and Human Development

Essentials of Parenting: Raising Kids With a Faith That Lasts

It’s Your Kid, Not a Gerbil by Dr. Kevin Leman

Plugged-In Parenting by Bob Waliszewski

Watering Can is a great resource for engaging children’s books. The company’s mission is to create books to nurture and inspire children as they grow into their roles as healthy, kind, confident, and caring adults. Click on the link provided to explore all of the books they offer.

Support Groups and Community Activities

Celebrate Calm 

Recalls