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Dental, Hearing and Vision

Educational Resources for Children (NEI)
National Eye Institute (NEI) offers resources to help children learn about the eye and the importance of eye health. NEI does charge for some of their materials.

School Programs Resources (NEI)
NEI has resources for children, however they do charge a minimal fee for some materials.

It's a Noisy Planet (NIDCD)
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) sponsors It's a Noisy Planet. Protect Their Hearing. This national public education campaign is designed to increase awareness among parents of children ages 8 to 12 about the causes and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). With this information, parents and other adults can encourage children to adopt healthy hearing habits before and during the time that they develop listening, leisure, and working habits.

It's a Noisy Planet (Order Materials)
All of their publications are available online. Click on any title to read that publication on their website. You can download a PDF or order a print copy of some publications.

National Institute on Deafness and Otehr Communication Disorders (NIDCD) Publications
All of their publications are available online. Click on any title to read that publication on their website. You can download a PDF or order a print copy of some publications.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Publication
Order free publications from the National Oral Health Information Clearinghouse. Look at the children's oral health section for easy to read brochures and posters.