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Information Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics
www.aap.org
www.healthychildren.org
Health topics, parenting resources and more, all dedicated to the health of all children.

American Medical Association " Doctor Finder
https://apps.ama-assn.org/doctorfinder/recaptcha.jsp
Physician database to locate matches for medical needs and professional information on nearly every licensed physician in the United States. Click "Doctor Finder" button at bottom right of screen. Physicians are listed by name or by specialty.

Drugs.com
www.drugs.com
Comprehensive and up-to-date drug information including potential drug interactions.

Health Connect of South Dakota
www.healthconnectsd.info
888-761-5437

Sioux Falls
605-371-1000
Free health information, including lending library, available to the public to make informed health decisions and identify resources available on a local and national level.

Maternal Child Health Library
www.mchlibrary.info (Materials in multiple languages)
Community services and provider locator, electronic publications, databases and discussion groups.

Medicare.gov
www.medicare.gov/default.aspx (English and Spanish)
Find doctors, general coverage information, medical equipment suppliers, compare hospitals in your area, access provider information, order a replacement Medicare card or update your information.

Medline Plus, National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health
http://medlineplus.gov (English and Spanish)
Authoritative medical information.

NAMI of South Dakota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
www.namisouthdakota.org
800-551-2531 

Sioux Falls 
605-271-1871 
NAMI provides education, support and serves as an advocate for persons with mental illness and their families. Local affiliates are located in the following cities: Aberdeen, Brookings, Huron, Pierre, Rapid City, Sioux Falls, Sturgis, Watertown, Yankton.

National Organization for Rare Disorders
www.rarediseases.org
800-999-6673
203-797-9590 (TDD)
Information on more than 1,150 diseases, over 2,000 organizations, and patient assistance programs. NORD's Nurses or Genetic Counselors are available for questions or concerns.

South Dakota Parent Connection
www.sdparent.org
800-640-4553

Rapid City
605-348-0305

Sioux Falls
605-361-3171
SD Parent Connection provides health care/education information, resources and referrals to families with children with special needs and the professionals serving them.

SD School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Library
http://sdsbvi.northern.edu/sdsbvi-library.htm
888-375-3814Aberdeen
605-626-2675
A wide variety of materials available in different formats, including regular and large print, twin vision (print and Braille), Braille, books on cassette/CD, videos and DVDs.  Resources available on a a no cost, short-term basis .  Loan materials can be mailed.

USD Wegner Health Science Information Center Library
www.usd.edu/library/wegner.cfm
800-521-2987

Sioux Falls
605-357-1400
Resources available to the public on a no cost, short-term loan basis. Loan materials can be mailed. When you request items directly from the Wegner Center, please identify yourself as a Center for Disabilities consumer.

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