The Academy for Guided Imagery
IPO. Box 2070 Mill Valley, CA 94942 (800) 726-2070
This organization trains health professionals to use interactive guided imagery with their patients and clients. Self care books and tapes on guided imagery are available for sale. They can assist with locating a professional in your area to help your child learn visualization.
The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
130 East Elm Court, Suite 201 Roselle, IL 60172-2000 (630) 980-4740 http://www.asch.net
A membership organization for doctors, psychologists, and dentists who use hypnosis in their practices. For referral to a local member, send request with a self-addressed stamped envelope.
The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
2212 Sixth Street Berkeley, CA 94710 (800) 466-4232
Answers questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act, explains how to file a complaint, and provides dispute resolution.
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
IPO. Box 6080
Morgantown, WV 26506-6080
An international consulting service that provides free information about how employers can accommodate people with disabilities. Also provides information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and on how people with disabilities can start their own small businesses.
Learning Disabilies Associaton of America
4156 Library Rd. Pittsburgh PA 15234 (412) 341-1515 http://www. ldanatl.org
Organization of parents, professionals, and individuals with learning disabilies. Has local chapters and provides educational materials.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Cancer Information Service NCI Public Inquiries Office Bethesda, MD 20892 (800) 422-6237 (800-4-CANCER) CANCERFAX: (301) 402-5874 http://www.nci.nih.gov
Provides a nationwide telephone service for people with cancer, their families and friends, and the professionals who treat them. The NCI answers questions and sends out informational booklets on a variety of cancer-related topics. CANCERFAX provides treatment guidelines, with current data on prognosis, staging, and histologic classifications. To use CANCERFAX, you need a fax machine with a telephone set to touch-tone dialing. A recording will give you instructions.
Foundation for the Children's Oncology Group (formerly National Childhood Cancer Foundation)
440 E. Huntington Drive PO. Box 60012 Arcadia, CA 91066-6012 (800) 458-6223
Supports pediatric cancer treatment and research at over 235 hospitals in North America. Their free newsletter, Childhood Cancerline, provides information on new treatments and psychosocial support.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 770 Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 650-9127 or (877) 622-7937 (877-NCCS-YES) http://www.cansearch.org
An organization that addresses the needs of long-term cancer survivors and advocates for change in healthcare to maximize survivors access to optimal treatment and support. Extensive publications list.
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
IPO. Box 1492
Washington, DC 20013-1492 (800) 695-0285 or (202) 884-8200 http://www. nichcy.org
A clearinghouse that provides pamphlets and information on disabilities and the rights of disabled children and their parents.
PDQ (Physician Data Query)
(800) 422-6237 (800-4-CANCER) http://www.cancer.gov/cancerinformation/pdq
PDQ is the National Cancer Institutes computerized listing of accurate and up-to-date information for patients and health professionals about cancer treatments, research studies, and clinical trials.
11835 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 500 Los Angeles, CA 90064 (310) 479-1212 http://www. starbright.org
STARBRIGHT is a nonprofit organization that creates and distributes programs for seriously ill children including STARBRIGHT Videos with Attitude, a video series for teens about communicating with healthcare professionals, returning to school, and coping with frequent and prolonged hospitalization.
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