Kentucky Children's Hospital strives to provide you with the resources you need, including many of the frequently asked questions and our Pediatric Pulse Newsletter.
With Kentucky Children's Hospital, finding the physician you need or scheduling an appointment couldn't be easier. Our nurse counselors can help assess your medical needs, advise you on the right physician, and connect you to the department or physician. What's more, they'll help you with directions to our locations, answer questions about your care and more. To request an appointment, please call 859-257-1000 or toll free 1-800-333-8874.
We know sometimes problems arise in your schedule. If you are unable to keep any of your appointments please call 859-257-1000 or toll free 1-800-333-8874. Between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm call 859-323-6211 to cancel or reschedule and we can connect you to someone who would be happy to help.
If you are a new patient looking for a primary care physician, an appointment with an existing physician, or if you have a need for urgent care, please call UK Health Connection at 859-257-1000 or toll free 1-800-333-8874. More information about UK Health Connection
Your child's diet, as ordered by his or her physician, is an important part of therapy while in the hospital. A registered dietitian, or the dietitian's assistant, can talk with you about your child's preferences and special diet needs. Nourishment Centers are available on each In-patient unit to help parents provide snacks for their children. The Dietetics and Nutrition Department stocks a refrigerator with snack food, drinks, and condiments for the patients. A microwave and a small refrigerator also are available for families of patients.
See our food services page for a complete list of both on and off-campus dining options.
The Twilight Children's Clinic offers after-hours urgent, non-emergency pediatric care by appointment only. Call 859-257-6730 for appointment.
Hours of operation: Monday through Friday - 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday - noon to 5 p.m.
Twilight Children's Clinic Kentucky Clinic, Second floor 740 S. Limestone University of Kentucky Lexington KY 40536-0293 Phone: 859-257-6730Fax: 859-257-7706
The clinic is located on the second floor of the Kentucky Clinic. Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Twilight Children's Clinic Kentucky Clinic, Second floor 740 S. Limestone University of Kentucky Lexington KY 40536-0293
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UK Hospital Medical Records Medical records are official records of hospital activity and are considered hospital property. If you want to see your records while you are in the hospital, you may request a copy from the Customer Service office at 859-323-8951. If you want a copy after leaving the hospital, contact the UK Hospital Medical Records department at 859-323-5117.
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Young parents have special needs. The UK Young Parents Program was created to meet the needs of young parents with children, so that the young mother and her child can receive care during the same appointment.
More information about the Young Parents Program >
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CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders Provides education advocacy and support for children and adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD). www.chadd.org
One ADD PlaceResources available for parents and professionals.www.oneaddplace.com
ADDitude: The Happy Healthy Lifestyle Magazine for People with ADD
National Anxiety Foundationwww.lexington-on-line.com/naf.html
3135 Custer Dr.
Lexington KY 40517-4001
National Institute of Mental Healthwww.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml
Anxieties.comSelf-help site for persons suffering from anxiety, panic attacks, phobias obsessive-compulsive disorder, fear of flying and post traumatic stress disorder.www.anxieties.com
Anxiety-Panic Resource CenterMedical news, disorder information, and message boards. You can search by diagnosis/disorder.www.healingwell.com/anxiety
Anxiety Disorders Association of Americawww.adaa.org
Asperger's Disorder HomepageGood source of various information on Asperger's Syndrome.www.aspergers.com
OASIS - Online Asperger Syndrome Information & SupportTheir Web site offers information on all aspects of Asperger's Syndrome.www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger/index.html
Attachment Disorder Support GroupSite offers information on support resources, links, and more.www.syix.com/adsg
Autism Society of the BluegrassASBG meets monthly at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Lexington. Call, email, or visit our website for date and topic of our next meeting. All are welcome!www.asbg.org
Autism Society of Americawww.autism-society.org
Center for Study of AutismThe center provides information about autism to parents and professionals.www.globalautismcollaboration.com
The Balanced Mind FoundationWeb site developed to educate and support parents, guardians, doctors, teachers and those who live with bipolar children. Offers a list of organizations, books and articles, bipolar perspective and school issues.www.thebalancedmind.org/connect/support-groups
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Support Group Locationswww.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=peer_support_group_locator
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - Louisville KYwww.DBSALouisville.org
March of Dimes Birth Defects FoundationBirth defects, infant mortality, low birthweight.www.modimes.org
Kerrington's Heart is dedicated to the education, support, and encouragement of children with heart disease, their families and caregivers. Learn more.
American College of Cardiologywww.acc.org
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Information Centerwww.nhlbi.nih.gov
It's My Heartwww.itsmyheart.org
Developmental Delay Resources (DDR)DDR publicizes research on developmental delays in sensory motor language, social, and emotional areas and determines identifiable factors that would put a child at risk. Maintains a registry tracking possible trends. DDR also provides a network for parents and professionals, and current information after the diagnosis to support children with special needs.www.devdelay.org
The Council for Disability RightsInformation on American Disabilities Act, frequently asked questions for non-lawyers, a parent's guide to special education/special needs, and how to take action against structural barriers and links.www.disabilityrights.org
KidsourceThe Kidsource Web site was created to 'help parents and professionals identify books that are written about or include characters who have a disability.' This useful list has been organized according to disabilities - serious or life-threatening conditions, physical and other disabilities. There is even a section on 'Other Guides to Disability Literature.' This is not an on-line bookstore although one can use the list when visiting sites that allow users to purchase books electronically.www.kidsource.com/NICHCY/literature.html
National Down Syndrome CongressIt is the mission of the National Down Syndrome Congress to be the national advocacy organization for Down syndrome and to provide leadership in all areas of concern related to persons with Down syndrome.www.ndsccenter.org
National Down Syndrome SocietyNDSS provides information and referral services to parents, professionals, and other interested individuals from local parent support groups; referrals to local and national resources; and information on topics relating to Down syndrome.www.ndss.org
Recording for the Blind and DyslexicA national nonprofit organization that serves people who cannot read standard print because of a visual, perceptual or other physical disability. www.learningally.org/
Dyslexia Research InstituteSince 1975 the goal of the Dyslexia Research Institute Inc. has been to change the perception of learning differences, specifically in the area of dyslexia and attention deficit disorders (ADD).www.dyslexia-add.org
Eating Disorders MirrorWonderful resources on all aspects of eating disorders.www.mirror-mirror.org/eatdis.htm
Kentucky Family Partnership - National Family Partnership (NFP)The mission of National Family Partnership is to lead and support our nation’s families and communities to nurture the full potential of healthy drug-free youth.www.nfp.org
Sibling Support ProjectSponsored by Children's Hospital and Medical Center. Their Web site offers information for siblings of children with special health and developmental needs.www.thearc.org/siblingsupport
Directory of Online Genetic Support GroupsListing of online genetic support groups. Includes sites pertaining to birth defects, genetics and various syndromes and disorders.www.mostgene.org
American Association of Kidney Patientswww.aakp.org
Home Dialysis Centralwww.homedialysis.org
National Kidney and Urology Diseases Information Clearinghousewww.niddk.nih.gov
National Kidney Foundationwww.kidney.org
Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky, Inc.www.ldaofky.org
National Center for Learning DisabilitiesThe mission of the National Center is to increase public awareness and understanding of learning disabilities, to increase opportunities for all and provide national leadership in shaping public policy.www.ncld.org
LD OnlineWeb site offers a complete guide to answer all of your learning disability questions.www.ldonline.org
Mental Health and Mental Retardation - KY
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Best Buddies International
Non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with mental retardation by providing opportunities for socialization and employment.
Helping After Neonatal Death (HAND)
Nonprofit group providing information concerning infant death and pregnancy loss to bereaved families and health care providers.
MISS - Mothers In Sympathy & Support
Provides a safe haven for parents to share their grief after the death of a child.
Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death (MEND)
Christian not-for-profit corporation whose purpose is to reach out to those who have lost a child due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death.
Hemangioma and Vascular Birthmarks
A Place for Us...Oppositional Defiant Support GroupWeb site offers information on ADD, ADHD, ODD, depression, bi-polar, oppositional defiance disorder, Wellbutrin, Paxil, Zoloft and conduct disorder. The site also contains links treatment/referral programs, articles, support forums, recommended books and family profiles.www.conductdisorders.com
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgerywww.entnet.org
American Institutes for Research
This Web site provides information on education, child development, health, program planning and implementation. Provides information on how to have a safe school.
American Speech-Language Hearing Associationwww.asha.org
Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Inc.www.shhh.org
American Society for Deaf ChildrenASDC is a national organization of families and professionals committed to education and supporting parents and families to create opportunities for their children who are deaf and hard of hearing. ASDC's primary mission is to advocate quality programs and services so parents can make informed choices to meet their children's educational and social needs.www.deafchildren.org
John Tracy Clinic for Preschool Deaf ChildrenOffering families hope, guidance and encouragement. John Tracy Clinic provides worldwide free parent-centered services to young children.www.johntracyclinic.org
National Association of the DeafNAD provides services and support for deaf individuals and their families. Includes local chapter links and articles.www.nad.org
National Family Association for Deaf-BlindSupporting persons who are deaf-blind and their families.www.nfadb.org
SEE Center for the Advancement of Deaf ChildrenThe S.E.E. (Signing Exact English) Center for the Advancement of Deaf Children was established in 1984 as a nonprofit organization to work with parents and educators of hearing impaired children. Goals of the center are to promote early identification and intervention, promote development of improved English skills and promote understanding of principles of Signing Exact English and its use.www.seecenter.org
The Ability to Share (Ability Online Support Network)
This organization is putting children and adolescents with special needs in touch with the world. www.ablelink.org/public/default.htm
Federation for Children with Special Needs www.fcsn.org
American Association of Suicidologywww.suicidology.org/
American Foundation for Suicide Preventionwww.afsp.org/
Suicide Prevention Advocacy Networkwww.spanusa.org/
National Institute of Mental Health Suicide Research Consortiumwww.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/suicide-prevention/index.shtml
SA\VE (Suicide Awareness\Voices of Education)Site offers statistics, books, myths, symptoms, and much more.www.save.org/
Pediatric Neurology Associates
This site contains information on possible causes of TS, classification of tics, prognosis, current research being done on the disease, and information on the genetic link of TS. pediatricneurology.com/tics.htm
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