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Medical/Health Resources

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  • Aaron’s Tracheostomy Page

    A website by families for families about providing tracheostomy care at home.

  • All Kids (Formerly KidCare)

    The All Kids program offers many Illinois children comprehensive healthcare that includes doctors visits, hospital stays, prescription drugs, vision care, dental care and medical devices like eyeglasses and asthma inhalers. Some families pay monthly premiums for the coverage, but rates for middle-income families are significantly lower than they are on the private market. Low-income working families may qualify for help in paying insurance premiums.

  • Almost Home Kids

    Almost Home Kids is a short-term, community based pediatric healthcare facility. They provide transitional care in a home-like setting to children with complicated health needs and they train families to provide care in preparation for going home. Almost Home Kids also provides respite care. They are located in Chicago and Naperville.

  • AMA Doctor Finder

    AMA Physician Select provides information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions.

  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

    Information about allergies and asthma. You can find out the pollen and spore counts for the area in which you live or plan to travel to.

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

    The American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatrician Referral Service is intended for use by the general public to allow them quick access to information on pediatricians.

  • American Board of Medical Specialties

    Access to board certification status, location by city, state, and specialty of any physician certified by one or more of the 24 Member Boards of the ABMS.

  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Associationsun-icon

    This association is a non-profit, professional association of over 2,600 individuals in over 40 countries who are involved in treatment and/or research. Publications can be obtained.

  • American Transplant Foundation’s Patient Assistance Program

    The American Transplant Foundation’s Patient Assistance Program (PAP) is a privately funded financial assistance program that helps living donors cover lost wages during their recovery from surgery and helps transplant recipients maintain health insurance coverage and access to immunosuppressant medications. This program is available nationwide and is focused on the most financially vulnerable patients and their families.

  • Asthma Management: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

    Developed the standards of asthma management. Provides free educational materials to schools and families