1 in 5 children will live with a neurologic condition

We are here so they never have to walk alone!

At Child Neurology Foundation, we are committed to helping children and their families living with a neurologic condition receive the best quality of care — and achieve their highest quality of life — by providing information, education, and one-on-one support when it’s needed most.

Medical Student Scholarships Open

We are so pleased to share that we have FOUR scholarships available for U.S. and Canadian medical students for 2022 including the brand-new Dr. Kenneth F. Swaiman Medical Student Scholarship.

2022 Dr. Kenneth F. Swaiman Medical Student Scholarship 
The $5,000 award is open to second- or third-year medical students for a basic or clinical research project in child neurology conducted under the direction of a child neurologist.

2022 Child Neurology Foundation Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDD)  Summer Research Scholarship
The $3,500 award supports a first- or second-year US or Canadian medical student who has an interest in training in neurodevelopmental disabilities or child neurology.

Get Neurologic Condition Information

Child Neurologic Disorder Information & Resources

If your child or someone you know has recently been diagnosed with a neurologic condition, we’re here to help you make an informed decision on their care. Search our child neurology disorder directory to learn more about treatment, prognosis and research opportunities.

One-On-One Support

Not finding what you need? Would you like to talk with someone who has gone through a similar situation as you?

Timely Topics

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The field of genetic testing is rapidly evolving and may be helpful in getting answers.

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Discover techniques and tips to help you get your child’s behavior under control.

Are you having your doctors visits online now?

Learn how to make the most of your next virtual visit to the doctors office.

Thinking about your child’s transition to adulthood?

It is never too early to start planning and preparing for a child’s transition to adulthood.

What’s Happening Now

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CNF advises White House on Digital and Community Health Programs

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CNF Recognized as a Healthy People 2030 Champion

LEXINGTON, KY., May 3, 2022— The Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) is pleased to be recognized…

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