There are many resources available on alopecia. The below list of websites and contacts have been useful in helping me learn more about alopecia and assisting me in promoting its awareness.
A Children's House for the Soul
Offers tip for explaining an alopecia diagnosis to children.
American Academy of Dermatology
Offers handout that gives advice on how to care for a child with alopecia.
American Hair Loss Association
The American Hair Loss Association is committed to educating and improving the lives of all those affected by hair loss.
Children's Alopecia Project
Support for children with alopecia with programs that boost confidence and provide resources for their families.
National Alopecia Areata Foundation
NAAF supports research to find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia areata, supports those with the disease, and educates the public about alopecia areata.
National Institutes of Health
Offers overview of alopecia as well as tips for living with the disease and a list of clinical trials.
Diagnosis-Based Assistance Programs for alopecia areata.
Wigs for Kids
Wigs for Kids is a cooperative effort among Certified Cosmetic Therapists throughout North America who share a common goal. “Children shouldn’t have to worry about how they look, especially when they’re in the middle of a health crisis,” says Jeffrey Paul. “We want to give these kids the opportunity to feel good about themselves again.”