Healthy Children Resources

Your child’s health is important to their development and academic success. Below are  health resources for families:

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

http://www.mychildrensteeth.org

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has compiled important information on your child’s dental health. Click here to visit mychildrensteeth.org and learn more!

Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

http://www.cdc.gov/parents/children/healthy_children.html

The Center for Disease Control & Prevention provides tips on how to raise a healthy child between the ages of 4 – 11.  The site also has tips for raising all child age groups.

Healthy Children

www.healthychildren.org

Healthy Children has up-to-the minute pediatric health information and answers to your developmental questions! Click to visit Healthy Children’s site and learn about your child’s health and developmental milestones.

KidCentral TN

http://kidcentraltn.com/category/health

KidCentralTN.com is a great resource provided by the state of Tennessee. Find information on nutrition, safety, checkups, insurance, TN health services, and more!

MNPS Child Find

http://www.mnps.org/students-with-disabilities

If you’re concerned your child may not be developing at the right speed, or if you believe your child may be gifted in other ways, click here to access developmental standard information and learn about free screenings for Individualized Education Programs.

Women, Infants & Children

https://www.tn.gov/health/topic/wic

WIC stands for Women, Infants, and Children and is also called the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program. WIC is a federal program designed to provide supplemental food to low-income pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children until the age of five. The program provides a combination of nutrition education