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Medical Links

TN Hospitals/Clinics For SCD Patients

Regional One Health
The Diggs Kraus Sickle Cell Clinic
The MedPlex
880 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor
Memphis, TN 38103
901-545-8535
http://www.the-med.org/services/sickle-cell/

Methodist Le Bonheur University Hospital
Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center of Memphis
1211 Union, Ste. 450
Memphis, TN 38104
901-516-0500
www.sicklecellmemphis.org

Monroe Carell Jr. Childrens Hospital at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt-Meharry-Matthew Walker Center of Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease
1211 Medical Drive
Nashville, TN 37232
(615) 936-1762
www.vanderbiltsicklecellcenter.org

Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center
1035 14th Avenue North
Nashville , Tennessee 37208
615-327-2806
www.mwchc.org

Meharry Sickle Cell Center
1005 Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Blvd. A-10
Nashville, TN 37208
615-327-6763

www.sicklecell.mmc.edu

Children’s Hospital at Erlanger
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
T.C. Thompson Campus
910 Blackford Street
Chattanooga, TN 37403
423-778-7289
www.erlanger.org


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Division of Clinical Hematology
MS 800, Room R5006
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105
Phone: 901-595-4753
Fax: 901-595-2952
www.stjude.org

Disability Resource Links

Learning Disabilities Checklists and Worksheets
http://www.ncld.org/learning-disabilities-resources/checklists-worksheets

Family Health Guide to Learning Disabilities
https://www.kanetix.ca/family-health-guide-to-learning-disabilities

Coping with Disabilities – National Caregivers Library
http://www.caregiverslibrary.org/caregivers-resources/grp-disabilities/coping-with-disabilities-article.aspx

Benefits for People with Disabilities
http://www.ssa.gov/disability/

Medicare and Social Security Disability: Benefits for Disabled Individuals
http://www.planprescriber.com/medicare-insurance-news/social-security-disability/

American Association on Health and Disability
http://www.aahd.us/

Local Doctor Finder: Search by Disability
http://www.zocdoc.com/procedures

I Can Do It, You Can Do It!: President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
http://www.fitness.gov/participate-in-programs/i-can-do-it-you-can-do-it/

ADA Accommodation for Swimming Pools
http://blog.intheswim.com/swimming-pool-lifts-and-the-ada-pool-lift-law/

Siblings with Disabilities
http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/siblings/

Disability Home Accommodation Cost Guide
http://www.homeadvisor.com/cost/disability-accommodation/

Disability and Health
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/people.html

Fire Safety & Disabilities Guide
http://www.improvenet.com/a/fire-safety-and-disabilities-guide

Kitchen Safety For Parents with Disabled Children 

Best Schools With Disabilities

http://www.bestschools.com/disability-resources/

Education Resource Links

The Khan Academy 

The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We’re a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere. 

All of the site’s resources are available to anyone. It doesn’t matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. The Khan Academy’s materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.

www.khanacademy.org

Tennessee Department of Education

http://www.tn.gov/education/

Educational Websites to Use with Children Provided By Literacy Mid-South

Reading Help

Starfall

Starfall is an excellent website with fun, interactive games and lots of other activities “to teach children to read with phonics. Our systematic phonics approach, in conjunction with phonemic awareness practice, is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL,ESL). Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children.” It’s widely considered one of the best.

http://www.starfall.com/

RIF’s Reading Planet

Offers interactive reading-based games, activities, and age-appropriate book suggestions for children to enjoy.

http://www.rif.org/kids/readingplanet/gamestation.htm

PBS Kids and Word Games

This is one of the many fun activities the PBS Kids website has to offer to children.  When you’ve finished with some word games look around the website for more.

http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/games/#word

Also check out Word Quest http://pbskids.org/wordquest/#/login

Vocabulary andSpellingCity

Children can enter their spelling and vocabulary words on-line and have this website make their homework into fun games.

http://www.spellingcity.com

Fun Brain

This site provides fun word games like Mad Libs as well as on-line books such as Diary of a Wimpy Kid.  There are other great math and learning games here too.

http://www.funbrain.com

Sprout On-line

For the preschool set, there’s Sprout on-line.  It has lots of games and activities that children 5 and under will enjoy.

http://www.sproutonline.com

Reading Rockets

This site provides lots of reading help for parents, mentors, and teachers.  It has a section entitled “Helping Struggling Readers” that is particularly helpful for anyone with reluctant readers or children who seem to be slower to catch on.

http://www.readingrockets.org/helping

Alphabet Printable Activities

Just as its title suggests, this website is full of great, printable alphabet activities for young children.

http://www.first-school.ws/theme/alphabetp1.htm

ColorínColorado

Readingtips in English and Spanish for parents to use with children from birth through the third grade.  Bilingual.

http://www.colorincolorado.org/guides/readingtips

Thinkfinity

This is one of the most comprehensive on-line resources for adult and family literacy in theU.S.  Bilingual.

http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/spanish/

FloridaCenterfor Reading Research

This website is a goldmine of literacy activities for adults to use with children.  Developed for teachers, it has activities broken out by age and developmental skill sets.

http://www.fcrr.org/

Parts of Speech

Offers Powerpoints for adults and interactive activities for children about the parts of speech and math.

http://www.languagearts.pppst.com/partsofspeech.html

Word Girl Synonym Toast

Offers a fun game allowing children to find synonyms for words and challenge their friends when they’ve finished.

http://www.scholastic.com/wordgirl/synonym_toast.htm

Grammar Glossary

An on-line resource for definitions of some of those tricky grammar concepts for grades K-6.

http://www.harcourtschool.com/glossary/grammar/index_pt.html

Fact Monster

Find fun facts about most subjects and quizzes and games.

http://www.factmonster.com/

 

Math Help

Math Playground

This site calls itself “an action-packed site for elementary and middle school students.”  Here students can practice math skills, play logic games and have fun with math.

http://www.mathplayground.com/

Math Cats

This website has lots of interesting math activities for children of all ages.

http://www.mathcats.com/index.html#contents

Roz’s Math-a-Rama

A fun and interactive site created by Houghton Mifflin Math with lots of grade-specific activities for children K-6.

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mw/

Cool Math

This site calls itself “an amusement park for math and more.”  It has games for young children in kindergarten through high school.

http://www.coolmath.com/

Hot Math

This site has solutions to tough math concepts for older students.  It explains textbook homework problems with step-by-step answers.

http://www.hotmath.com

 

Science Help

Science Storybooks

This site uses animated storybooks to “help teach science in a fun and entertaining manner.”

http://www.msnucleus.org/membership/guide/storybooks.html

Try Science

This site provides interactive science “adventures,” experiments, field trips, and live cameras located at various science centers in theU.S.

http://www.tryscience.org/whatstryscience.html

Home Work Spot

Offers help with homework in subjects ranging from science fair projects to math, history, chemistry, and English class.

http://www.homeworkspot.com/

Memphis Loves Kids

This website is a great way to find out what kinds of local kid-friendly events are happening inMemphis.  They also have an email list you can sign up for to find out more about upcoming events.

http://www.memphisloveskids.com

ArtsMemphis

A website devoted to listing upcoming art-related (and often free) events from music to theater to speech & debate and art exhibitions; this is a parents’ one-stop for fun and educational art experiences.

http://www.artsmemphis.org

Children’s Museum of Memphis

This website does not include interactive games for children, but it does include up-to-date scheduling and lots of other great printable activities.

http://www.cmom.com

 

Parenting Help

Parenting from Boys Town

This website provides parents with helpful strategies to raise healthy, well-adjusted young people.  Subjects range from motor skills to social skills, medical and school issues to age-appropriate behaviors.

http://www.parenting.org

PBS Parents

PBS has been in the business of educating while entertaining children since before the invention of Sesame Street!  This website is a go-to resource for parents that also has a great Q&A section.

http://www.pbs.org/parents/

Common Sense Media

This website has a wealth of information on selecting age-appropriate media for your child.  It includes parents’ and children’s reviews of movies and books and has a unique rating system to show what types of adult issues might be located in the media your children are selecting.

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/

Ready At Five

This website is full of great activities to insure your child’s school success.  The website contains activity calendars and other resources in both English and Spanish.

http://www.readyatfive.org

Disney’s Family Fun

This website contains printable, Disney-related activities and lots of other “family fun” activities from recipes to weekend getaways, to how to celebrate Chinese New Year.

http://www.familyfun.com

Family Education

This website gives parents resources beginning with pregnancy all the way through their child’s 18thbirthday.  It contains parenting blogs, a toy finder, printable activities, and fun quizzes for parents to take about parenting.

http://www.familyeducation.com

Screen Your 4 Year Old’s Pre-Reading Skills

This test allows you to track your baby’s reading progress by taking the same test twice throughout the year.

http://school.familyeducation.com/reading/early-learning/46528.html

Resource Guide for Young Artists

A comprehensive guide for fostering your emerging young artist’s talents and imagination.

http://www.phonemarketing.org/resource-guide-for-young-artists

Learning and Tutor Resource 

http://www.tutorhunt.com/resource/

BBC Online Learning Resource
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/

Teaching Resource at TES
https://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resources/

Additional Links

http://www.longtermcare.gov/

http://www.skillednursingfacilities.org/directory/tn/

http://www.assistedlivingfacilities.org/directory/tn/

http://www.homehealthcareagencies.com/directory/tn/

http://www.aoa.gov/

http://www.adultdaycare.org/directory/tn/

http://www.medicare.gov/

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