General Resources


LDA’s Healthy Children Project works to protect children from chemicals that can harm their brain health. In addition to our policy and market pressure work, we provide resources to families. Some of our resources include:

Download our easy-to-reference one-pager below on how to protect your family from harmful chemicals.

Our sun safety page shares tips on having fun in the sun.  

Learn about heavy metals in baby & toddler food and how to reduce exposures to these neurotoxins and check out our chemicals in food page includes information on phthalates in Mac & Cheese.

Need information on lead? Our webpage on lead includes fact sheets and webinars on what you need to know about lead including ways people are exposed to lead, health impacts, and how to protect your family from lead poisoning.

Our Facebook page shares the latest tips, resources, and scientific studies as well as simple actions you can take for safer, healthier children and world.

LDA helped start and is a member of Project TENDR, a collaboration of leading scientists, health professionals and children’s and environmental advocates sharing the latest science on neurotoxins

Concerned about chemicals in schools? Learn about safer, healthier school supplies.

During these challenging times, we are also sharing key resources on the coronavirus.


The following resources by our partner organizations will also help you protect yourself and your family from harmful chemicals:

The Safe Babies Guide will help you find safer baby products and give tips on what chemicals to avoid when shopping for young children.

Children’s Environmental Health Network has many resources including art supplies fact sheet in English and Spanish (pdf) and many other fact sheets here and toolkits. For childcare lead toolkits and resources, check out their lead resources for childcares.

Environmental Working Group (EWG’s) yearly Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, a list of the “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15,” fruits and vegetables.

EWG’s Skin Deep Cosmetics Database allows you to search for cosmetics, sunscreens, soaps, perfumes, and more.

EWG Sunscreen Guide evaluates the best and the worst sunscreens.

EWG’s Water Tap Database shares data on water districts by state and contaminants found and their filter guide share helpful information.

For childcare lead toolkits and resources, check out Children’s Environmental Health Network’s lead resources for childcares.

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Tracy Gregoire

Tracy Gregoire is the Healthy Children Project Director for the Learning Disabilities Association of America, and is a long-time advocate for children’s health.

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