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Childrensalopeciaproject.org -
Children's Alopecia Project" or "CAP", was incorporated as the only non-profit directed specifically to children with this disease. Our goal is to generate public awareness of the disease and to raise money for research and build Self-esteem via support group participation for children and their parents.

Wigsforkids.org - Wigs for Kids is a not-for-profit organization providing hair replacement solutions for children affected by hair loss due to chemotherapy, alopecia, burns and other medical conditions.

Naaf.org - The mission of the National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF) is to support research to find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia areata, to support those with the disease, and to educate the public about alopecia areata.

AAD Kids Connection - A special section of the American Academy of Dermatology's web site which provides children, ages eight through adolescence, with information about dermatology.


The Girl With No Hair: A Story About Alopecia Areata
by Elizabeth Murphy -Melas, Alex Hernandez

Book Description: Kelly looks back at her years of learning to live with alopecia areata, a disease which causes hair loss. This light-hearted story follows her from diagnosis as a small child, to coping with the social and emotional implications of her condition, to gaining the understanding and acceptance of her peers and teachers.

Princess Alopecia
by Yaacov Peterseil, Avi Katz (Illustrator)

Book Description: In a faraway town where every has long, beautiful hair, Pincess Allopecia, or Alo as everyone calls her, prepares for he leading role in the Rapunzel Festival. Alo has the longest, lovliest and most beautiful hair of everyone.

But one morning, Alo sees a clump of hair on her pillow. Soon she is losing more and more hair. How can she let down her hair at the Rapunzel Festival she wonders? But her teacher, along with her classmates, teach Alo a lesson in friendship and sensitivity she will long remember.

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