These internet links will direct you to more detailed information about specific pediatric health topics. We have reviewed these sites and consider them reliable—however, errors may occasionally occur during site revisions over which we have no control. If you find information on one of these links which appears to be inaccurate, please contact your child’s pediatrician to discuss your specific concern.




Adolescent/Teen Health:

WEB – (TeensHealth from the Nemours Foundation)



Natterson Ph.D., C. (2012) The Care of Keeping You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls

Schaefer, V.L. (2012) The Care of Keeping of You 1: The Body Book for Younger Girls


Asthma/Allergy: (American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology) (Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America) (Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc.)


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder:

WEB -        (Children and Adults with ADHD - support groups, resources)     (Teaching advice for ADHD kids) (Quality information about medications for ADHD)                (Children with ADHD)



Barkley Ph.D., R. (2000) Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents

Brooks Ph.D., R. (2002) Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in  Your Child (S. Goldstein, Ph.D.)

Brown Ph.D., T. (2006) Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults

Dawson, G. (2002) A Parent's Guide to Asberger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism: How to Meet the Challenge and Help Your Child Thrive (McPartland, J. & Ozonoff, S.)

Gordon Ph.D., M. Jumpin' Johnny Get Back to Work! A Child's Guide to ADHD/Hyperactivity

Nadeau Ph.D., K. (2004) Learning to Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids about ADHD

 (E. Dixon Ph.D. & C. Beyl)

Quinn, P. Putting on the Brakes: Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD

Quinn, P. (2001) ADD and the College Student: A Guide for High School and College Students with Attention Deficit Disorder

Rief, S. The ADHD Book of Lists: A Practical Guide for Helping Children and Teens with Attention Deficit Disorders






Wolraich, M. L. (2003) Guide to Toilet Training




Briggs, D. Your Child's Self Esteem

Gottman Ph.D., J. How to Raise an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting

Nelsen Ed.D., J. Positive Discipline

Phelan, T. W. 1, 2, 3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12


Books for Children:



Breastfeeding Resources (pdf file, uploaded by BPC)


Child Health/Development:


Complementary & Alternative Medicine:




Cough (Pediatric) and Cold Medicines:


Dentistry: (American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry)




Brown, L.K. (1988) Dinosaurs Divorce (M. Brown)

Emery, R.E. (2006) The Truth about Children and Divorce: Dealing With Your Emotions So You and Your Children Can Thrive


Environmental Health:

Arsenic in the food supply Factsheet

Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) (Environmental Working Group)


General Information: (American Academy of Pediatrics) (Centers for Disease Control) (Child and Family Web Guide from Tufts University) (Nemours Foundation) (Seattle Children's Hospital)


GI (Constipation/Encopresis):

*Book also available (by Thomas R. Duhamel, Ph.D.)


Head Lice:


Immunization/Vaccine Information: (Clear Answers about Vaccinations) (National Network for Immunization Information) (Childhood Immunization Support Program) (Vaccine Information Statements)


Media: (Reviews on Kid & Teen Friendly Apps for iPads and phones)


Mental Health (including Anxiety & Depression)

              WEB - (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) (Anxiety and Depression Association of America) (Children's Center for OCD and Anxiety) (Child Anxiety Network) (Guide to Depression Medications) (National Institute of Mental Health)



               Freedman, C. (2001) Where's Your Smile, Crocodile? *For young children

               Greene, R. (2001) The Explosive Child

               Kaufman, M. (2001) The Depressed Child: Overcoming Teen Depression

               Khalsa, K. (2002) Taking Depression to School *For young children

               Miller, J. (1998) The Childhood Depression Sourcebook


Mental Health (Crisis Services) (Crisis Mental Health Care) (County Crisis Lines) (Confidential teen-answered computer chat service)

                  or 1-866-833-6546 (Teenlink Help Line) (Substance Abuse Information for WA State) (Washington Alcohol Drug Help Site)

                  or 1-800-562-1240 (Help Line for WA State)

1-800-SUICIDE or 1-800-273-TALK (US National Suicide Hotlines)



Multiple Books by Ellyn Satter


Rare Diseases:




Cohen, G. (2002) American Academy of Pediatrics Guide to Your Child's Sleep: Birth Through Adolescence

Harvey M.D., K. (2002) The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying, and Help Your Baby Sleep Longer

Mindell, J. Sleeping Through the Night: How Infants, Toddlers, and Their Parents Can Get a Good Night's Sleep

Weisbluth M.D., M. (1999) Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child


Travel Medicine: (Centers for Disease Control) (Seattle/King County Health Dept)


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