AAD launches kid-friendly interactive Web site

November 3, 2009
Allison Tsai

Schaumburg, Ill. - The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) is launching an interactive Web site designed to teach kids ages 8-12, and their parents, healthy habits for their skin, hair and nails, according a press release.

Schaumburg, Ill.

- The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) is launching an interactive Web site designed to teach kids ages 8-12, and their parents, healthy habits for their skin, hair and nails, according a press release.

The site, KidsSkinHealth.org, was created based on feedback from parents and kids on what they would like to learn, including a virtual experience of a rash, sunburn and acne; games to test kids’ knowledge of skin; safety information; easy-to-understand answers to common questions; a skin dictionary with audio pronunciation; quick facts; and activities that parents can do with their kids.

Dermatologists were involved in developing the site, according to the press release.

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