About Search & Respond.Search and Respond is an opportunity for our readers to exchange information about their practical experiences in meeting the everyday challenges of life with a child or adolescent ad·o·les·cent
Of, relating to, or undergoing adolescence.
A young person who has undergone puberty but who has not reached full maturity; a teenager. who has a disability. In this column, "S" represents Search letters and "R" represents Respond letters received about a previously printed Search. "Instant S&R" is a new feature which represents e-correspondence we have downloaded from our web site. All Responds are forwarded to the writers of the original Searches; some are published. Published letters may be edited for purposes of space and clarity. We also expect parents to consult appropriate professionals.
When sending correspondence, please indicate whether it is a Search or a Respond. For Responds, be sure to note in which issue the original Search letter appeared. Please remember to include a phone number on all correspondence, in the event that more information is required. Write to: EP Magazines, Attn.: Search/Respond, 65 East Route 4, River Edge, NJ 07661; Fax to: (201) 489-0074; e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org America Online's Internet domain address. When sending e-mail to an AOL subscriber via the Internet, the aol.com is the last part of the address; for example: email@example.com. ; or visit Search & Respond on our web site: http://www.eparent.com.
For information about specific disabilities, contact: the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD Nord (nôr), department (1990 pop. 2,533,000), N France, bordering on the North Sea and Belgium. Lille is the capital. ), 100 Rt. 37, PO Box 8923, New Fairfield Fairfield.
1 City (1990 pop. 12,200), Jefferson co., N central Ala., an industrial suburb of Birmingham; inc. 1919. Founded (1910) by the United States Steel Corp., its steel industry has greatly declined, negatively affecting the city's economy. , CT 06812; (800) 999-6673; (203) 746-6518; Web site: http://www.rarediseases.org. Also, see the "National Resources for Specific Disabilities" directory in Exceptional Parent's 2002 Resource Guide (January 2002, starting on page 22).
Each month, Chris Feudtner; MD, PhD, reviews Search & Respond for accuracy and completeness. Dr. Feudtner is a pediatrician pe·di·a·tri·cian or pe·di·at·rist
A specialist in pediatrics. at the Pediatric pediatric /pe·di·at·ric/ (pe?de-at´rik) pertaining to the health of children.
Of or relating to pediatrics. Care Center of the University of Washington in Seattle. Look for Dr. Feudtner's comments on certain Search & Respond letters.