Childhood Impairments and Benefits
Believe In Tomorrow provides exceptional hospital and respite housing services to critically ill children and their families. We believe in keeping families together during a childs medical crisis, and that the gentle cadence of normal family life has a powerful influence on the healing process.
NICHCY is very pleased to offer you a wealth of
information on disabilities! We serve the nation as a central source of information on disabilities
in infants, toddlers, children, and youth. A-Z Topics page connects you quickly with the wealth of
information on our website.
disabilities are covered here. Subjects include: parenting,
legal issues, social issues, self-esteem and many
site on benefits for kids with disabilities.
summer camp for a child with special needs - Camp can be a
rewarding experience for a child with special needs. They can
meet new friends and build self-confidence. If this sounds like
something that would interest your child, this site is a good
Cancer Foundation - The Candlelighters Childhood Cancer
Foundation National Office was founded in 1970 by concerned
parents of children with cancer. Advocacy, information, support,
Shriners of North America - "Shriners of North America support Shriners Hospitals for Children, a one-of-a-kind international health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing specialty pediatric care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs."
Kaitlin Marie Bell Foundation
Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation - "Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation has dedicated itself to improving the quality of life for children with serious medical conditions by providing entertainment, education and family activities that help them cope with the pain, fear and isolation of prolonged illness."
Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation
Devereux - "A non-profit organization providing services around the nation for persons with emotional, developmental & educational disabilities."
Camp Good Days - "Camp Good Days provides residential camping programs at our beautiful Recreational Facility, located on the shores of Keuka Lake in Branchport, New York, as well as year-round recreational and support activities, in the Rochester, Buffalo & Syracuse, New York and Central Florida areas for the entire family, who are facing the toughest challenges of life. At Camp Good Days, participants have the opportunity to regain some of what cancer, sickle cell anemia, or violence has taken away from them."
Camp Good Days
Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund - "The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund is dedicated to the uninsured needs of families caring for terminally, critically and chronically ill, seriously disabled or severely injured children through advocacy, education, information and financial assistance. By working directly with healthcare professionals social workers, case managers, nurses and therapists throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware areas, patients and their families needs are made known to the Fund through a simple application process." "The Fund frequently directs families and the professionals caring for them to collaborating organizations and other resources locally and nationally."
Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund
CaringBridge - "A CaringBridge website helps keep loved ones informed during difficult times. In return, family and friends give patient and caregiver support through guestbook messages."
All Children's Hospital - "All Children's Hospital Foundation is dedicated to bringing health, hope and happiness to children through philanthropic and volunteer support for All Children's Hospital. The Foundation works with individual donors, charitable foundations and corporations to enhance medical services and programs, and to help care for children whose families could not otherwise afford to pay."
All Childrens Hospital
American Action Fund - "The American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults is a service agency which specializes in providing to blind people help which is not readily available to them from government programs or other existing service systems. It operates through countless volunteers across the nation, overseen by a volunteer board. The purpose of the American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults is to assist blind and deaf-blind persons in securing reading matter, to educate the public about blindness, to provide specialized aids and appliances to the blind, to give consultation to governmental and private agencies serving the blind, to offer assistance to those losing vision in their later years, to offer services to blind children and their parents, and to work towards improving the quality of life for the blind and deaf-blind."
American Action Fund
The National Children's Cancer Society - "The N.C.C.S. provides direct financial assistance to children diagnosed with cancer and their families. This program is supported entirely by public contributions, and is made available for the families with the greatest need."
The National Children's Cancer Society
Children's Organ Transplant Association -"The Children's Organ Transplant Association helps children and young adults who need or have had a life-saving transplant by providing fundraising assistance and family support."
Childrens Organ Transplant Association
Children's Disabilities Information - "Articles and resources empowering parents of children with disabilities and special needs." The site also has valuable links to other resources, forums, mailing lists and more.
Childrens Disabilities Information
Child Foundation - "Since our inception in 1994, Child Foundation has provided basic necessities to children living in poverty or hardship by enhancing the quality of the life for these children as well as their respective families. By providing access to education, Child Foundation hopes to increase the number of students graduating from school, and in certain countries, early matrimony."
Chai Lifeline - "Chai Lifeline is an international non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the non-medical needs of seriously ill children, their families and communities. Our mission is to enhance lives through programs and services that offer friendship, good times, great memories, and social and emotional support.." Note: Regional offices and Chai Family Centers located within the USA
Genitourinary and Kidney Disorders - Urology is a surgical specialty concerned with normal and abnormal problems of the kidney, renal, pelvis, ureter, bladder, urethra, penis, and vagina in both genders. Urogenital or genitourinary (GU) are words that refer to the urinary and genital organs.
AbleGamers Foundation - "With an estimated 60 million Americans with disabilities, about 33 million of them using gaming to help increase their own personal quality of life, and to make friends without the stigma that is often carried around by those with disabilities the AbleGamers Foundation finds giving the disabled gaming community a safe, and respectful destination on the web an important part of our mission."