Shaken Baby Syndrome
Other Places To Get Help
|National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome|
|2955 Harrison Boulevard|
|Ogden, UT 84403|
The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome is a worldwide nonprofit organization that provides information to professionals and parents about recognizing and preventing this form of child abuse.
|National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke|
|NIH Neurological Institute|
|P.O. Box 5801|
|Bethesda, MD 20824|
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), a part of the National Institutes of Health, is the leading U.S. federal government agency supporting research on brain and nervous system disorders. It provides the public with educational materials and information about these disorders.
|American Academy of Pediatrics|
|141 Northwest Point Boulevard|
|Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098|
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers a variety of educational materials about parenting, general growth and development, immunizations, safety, disease prevention, and more. AAP guidelines for various conditions and links to other organizations are also available.
|Child Welfare Information Gateway|
|1250 Maryland Avenue SW, Eighth Floor|
|Washington, DC 20024|
The Child Welfare Information Gateway is a national resource for people seeking information about how to prevent, identify, and treat child abuse and neglect. The Web site has information about family support services, fostering and adopting a child, and child welfare issues. There are also links for many toll-free crisis hotline numbers.
|Shaken Baby Alliance|
|4516 Boat Club Road|
|Fort Worth, TX 76135|
|Phone:||1-877-6-END-SBS (1-877-636-3727) toll-free
The Shaken Baby Alliance supports families and professionals in the fight against Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma and other forms of child abuse. The Alliance offers printed materials and support services by phone.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference February 16, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics