Web Tools

KidsDoc Symptom Checker

There is a neat tool that is through the American Academy of Pediatrics, called KidsDoc Symptom Checker. It is kind of like a pocket doctor, giving guidance on what to do if your child is sick, when to call your doctor, or go to the emergency room. Of course, it does not substitute from the real thing, so still call your doctor if you are still worried. The website link is:


There is an iPhone app for $1.99 from the Apple App store called KidsDoc. There is an Android version as well.


Motor Delays: Early Identification and Evaluation

This is a new online tool from the American Academy of Pediatrics that enables parents to recognize physical developmental concerns. This is important since early intervention is key to ensuring a good outcome. You can go to the following link: http://motordelay.aap.org/