Kids and Teens Health

Alder Hey

Children’s NHS Foundation Trust with information about admission, treatment and general details. https://www.facebook.com/alderheyhospital?fref=ts alderheycharity

BBC Health: Children's Weight

Provides details of healthy eating for children along with dietary advice and weight related links of interest.

BBC NI Schools: It's Up To You

Presents facts, animations, quizzes and activities about healthy eating.

BBC: Feelings

Simple interactive site which helps primary aged children explore their emotions.

The Beat for Young People

Provides information on eating disorders, including how to get help or how to help a friend who you suspect has an eating disorder. http://www.facebook.com/beating.eating.disorders BeatED

B-eat For Young People

Offering information and support for young people with eating disorders, or who suspect that a friend might be suffering from one.

Boots Learning Store

Presents a wide variety of interactive lessons and games with health and human body themes; contains sections for both primary and secondary aged children.

The Buzz

Containing activities, advice and games for deaf children and young people; split into two age groups, 8-11 and 12-18.

Children in Need

An annual fundraising event organised by the BBC to help sick and disadvantaged children throughout the UK. Includes grant details and how to donate.

Children's Liver Disease Foundation

Liver disease charity for children, young people and teenagers. Information about the liver, liver diseases and living with liver disease.

Diabetes Management for Kids and Teens

Presents information written specifically for children about managing their own diabetes. Covers three distinct age groups, from 3 to late teens.

Dyspraxic Teens Forum

Discussion forum for UK teens with dyspraxia.

ERIC: Children

Children's pages focusing on bedwetting, constipation and soiling problems. Includes personal stories, poems and message board.

Essential Tremor in Children

Provides information for young people suffering from any kind of tremor, and shares personal experiences.

Give and Let Live

NHS children's site examining transplants of organs, blood and bone marrow. Contains articles, quizzes, games and information about how to pledge to donate blood or bone marrow when the child becomes old enough.

Headsmart for Teens and Young People

Offers advice for teens on spotting the symptoms of brain tumours, including information on what to expect from a doctor's appointment and how to get the most from your medical investigation.

Headz Up

Features advice and support for children and teens who have alopecia; includes games, jokes, message boards and advice on looking good and staying confident.

Healthy Kids

Offering basic health care information aimed at children aged 3+ with some resources and definitions for older primary aged children too.

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People: Kids

Features games and activities for children, plus information on deafness.

Heart UK: Young Hearts

Features information for kids and teens on cholesterol and keeping your heart healthy, plus true stories and support for those diagnosed with familial hypercholesterolaemia.

Kids First Always

Great Ormond Street Hospital presents interactive features on the human body, an A-Z of illnesses, stories from children about their health issues and an Ask the Doc section as well as information on healthy eating.

Kidshealth: Taking Care of Your Teeth

Helping to educate children into taking care of their teeth by highlighting the importance of regular brushing along with facts about toothpaste, cavities and unhealthy gums.

Life: Live It

Red cross site which aims to teach children about first aid, with games and age appropriate information.

Medikidz

Provides a child friendly encyclopedia of medical conditions, medicines and medical tests, with cartoon videos explaining key concepts.

Migraine 4 Kids

Offering information, games and activities for children in three different age groups, advising on coping with migraine pain.

My Way

First News site campaigning for better recognition of children's learning difficulties.

NHS Choices: Child Health 6-15

Covering a range of subjects aimed at children including weight issues, beating exam stress and exercise. Include real-life stories and video clips.

NHS: Vaccines for Teens

Offers an overview of the vaccinations available for teens, including a video clip covering the HPV vaccine against cervical cancer.

Pozitude

Contains advice, guidance and support for teens and young people who are HIV positive. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pozitude/114501958614708 pozitude

Quit Because

Offers advice, support and resources for young people wanting to give up smoking. Includes video clips and downloadable fitness sheets.

RNIB: Young People

Offering advice to teenagers on coping with sight loss.

Stammering/Stuttering in Teenagers and Young Adults

The British Stammering Association provides advice, help and links for teens who stutter.

Teens Unite Fighting Cancer

Dedicated to helping improve the quality of life for teenagers in the UK with life limiting illnesses. Includes inspiration, personal stories and details of events and support.

Transplant Kids

Offering information for children about organ transplants, aimed especially at children directly affected by transplant issues. Includes success stories, message board and explanations of procedures.

Very Important Kids

Lottery funded project which aims to improve services for children and young people with mental health disorders. vikproject

What is a Cochlear Implant?

Provides extensive information for children and teens about having a cochlear implant and about learning to distinguish sounds and avoid background noise once it is fitted.

Y Heart

British Heart Foundation's youth site presents information on keeping your heart healthy, with games and downloads.

Yoobot

Game which puts children in charge of their very own Yoobot. Through making choices about its diet and exercise levels, they learn about healthy eating and staying fit. From the British Heart Foundation.

Young Bloods

Contains information and advice for children and teens coping with haemophilia, von Willebrand's disorder and other bleeding disorders. Split into two age groups; also contains games.

Young MS

The Multiple Sclerosis Society provides this site, split into a section for kids and one for teens; it offers advice, games and information for those who have MS or who love someone who has.

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