Web Site Resources

The following are sites on the Internet that offer different information that may be resourceful.  Often these sites will link you to other information that may also be of interest.

 

Note:  The following information is merely suggestions and not the expressed opinions or endorsement of the Board of Trustees from the Nathan C. Splant Foundation.  It should not replace the information provided by your physician.

 

AMBUCS, Inc.

National AMBUCS™, Inc. is a nonprofit service organization consisting of a diverse group of men and women who are dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities.

About Special Kids (ASK)

ASK is a "Parent to Parent" organization that works throughout the state of Indiana to answer questions and provide support, information and resources for parents and family members of children with special needs.

CaringBridge

CaringBridge provides a free patient website that helps families and friends stay connected during a health related event, treatment or recovery (i.e. premature birth and other neonatal-related conditions).

Children's Medical Venture

Phillips Children's Medical Ventures, a leading provider of education services and developmentally supportive products for premature babies, healthy newborns and hospitalized infants.

Early Childhood Meeting Place

Connecting Indiana's early childhood communities to education, resources and news.

Graham's Foundation

Graham's Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides care packages to parents of micro-preemie babies.

Healthland Time

This is an article on the challenges of those born too early and too small from birth to adulthood.

Introducing Preemie +  - Medena

Symphony Preemie+ NICU Pumping Program Card

Kids Health

If you're looking for information you can trust about kids and teens that's free of "doctor speak".  KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.

March of Dimes

Dedicated to improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.

NICU Parent Support Site

Information, Resources and Encouragement to Reassure and Support NICU Parents.

Northwest Indiana First Steps

First Steps is a family centered, community based, coordinated system, which provides early intervention services to children - birth to three years of age - living in Indiana, who have developmental delays or are developmentally at risk.

Northwest Indiana Special Education Cooperative (NISEC)

To provide educational experiences which will enable students to develop self-worth, independence, and function to the best of their ability.

Parents as Teachers (PAT)

Parents as Teachers is a nationally-acclaimed early childhood parent education and family support program, serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten.

PeriStats

Parents as Teachers is a nationally-acclaimed early childhood parent education and family support program, serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten.

Preemie-L

A website where parents of premature babies exchange ideas and lend support.

Premature Babies

The Natiional Library of Medicine provides links to the latest news and research on preterm birth.

Prematurity.org

A website dedicated to supporting preemie parents and providing information on prematurity and preemie care.  Preemie Child, our support group for parents of school age preemies, is the first and only major preemie parent organization for the growing population of older preemies.

Preterm Labor and Birth

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

The Family Compass, Inc.

The Family Compass, Inc., a not-for-profit, IV-E, licensed child placement agency, provides therapeutic foster care services to children who, because of abuse or neglect, have become wards of the state.

VORT Corporation

Home to the most frequently-used, family-centered, curriculum-based assessment tools, including the HELP®

Workforce Development Services, Inc. - Childcare Resource and Referral

Workforce Development Services, Inc. / Child Care Resource and Referral Program believes in improving the quantity, the quality and the accessibility of child care to meet the needs of the culturally diverse children and families in Lake, Porter and La Porte County communities of Northwest Indiana.

WebMD

Understanding Preterm Labor and Birth - the basics.