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About Pediatric Patient Education™

Pediatric Patient Education from the American Academy of Pediatrics is your trusted source when patients and parents look to you for expert advice for and about kids. From well-care checkups to vaccination support to acute care follow-up, Pediatric Patient Education provides the information necessary to help your patients and parents understand their unique needs.

List of Handouts

Built specifically to address the needs of the pediatric patient, this comprehensive library provides access to hundreds of handouts—most topics in English and Spanish, all in easy-to-read language, including the latest information on

  • Schmitt Pediatric Care Advice
  • Well-child visits from birth through the teen years
  • Vaccine information Statements
  • TIPP—The Injury Prevention Program
  • Violence prevention through Connected Kids
  • ADHD family handouts
  • Autism family handouts
  • Newborns, infants, and toddlers
  • Adolescent and school-aged children
  • And more

With a Pediatric Patient Education site license, you can

  • Save money—print handouts as needed and provide access to all staff members at a lower per-user cost.
  • Save time—no need to search inventory, reorder, and restock.
  • Eliminate sign-in—site license access is authenticated by IP address and referring URL.
  • Post links to Pediatric Patient Education on your own Web site using our HTML code.


Access is easy and fast on our digital platform.

  • Robust searching—utilizing the latest in semantic search technology.
  • Responsive design adjusts automatically to your favorite device
  • Clean look and feel with improved site navigation.
  • treamlined log-in process for easy access at the point of care.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is Pediatric Patient Education?
Pediatric Patient Education is a comprehensive library of information for parents and patients from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

How do I access Pediatric Patient Education handouts?
Pediatric Patient Education is accessible via computers and mobile devices. All users can access Most content requires a subscription.

How to subscribe
Individuals can subscribe via shopAAP.  Institutions, practices, and others seeking multi-user access can subscribe by submitting the Site License Inquiry Form or by contacting

How do I log in?
Individual users log in using their AAP ID and password—if you are a member of the AAP or if you subscribe to other content, such as Pediatrics or Grand Rounds journals, or PediaLink, your AAP login (AAPID or e-mail address) and password are the same as for those sites.

Institutional/practice-based subscribers can be automatically authenticated by IP address, OpenAthens, or referring URL; depending on the administrator. When you are authenticated, the welcome in the upper right will display your name or institution’s name.

For further assistance please contact Member & Customer Care:
866-843-2271 Toll-Free US and Canada
630-626-6000 Outside US and Canada

What are the options for integration of Pediatric Patient Education for group practices and institutions?
For information on integrating Pediatric Patient Education into your practice, please visit

What happened to the Custom Handout option?
The custom handout feature was retired in 2021. Handouts can be shared using the "Share" feature. Select "Guest Access" to share with up to 5 recipients and write a personal message. 

How do I get technical support?
Complete the Contact Us form with your information, question, and detailed information about the problem or error and we will respond to you.

How do I request permission?
Please contact our Permissions Department at

How do I provide feedback?
Please complete the Contact Us form or e-mail Thank you for your feedback!


About the American Academy of Pediatrics

The AAP is a professional membership organization of 67,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical sub-specialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

The AAP is committed to principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion in its publishing program. Editorial boards, author selections, and author transitions (publication succession plans) should be designed to include diverse voices that reflect society as a whole. Editor and author teams are encouraged to actively seek out diverse authors and reviewers at all stages of the editorial process. Publishing staff are committed to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of publication writing, review, and production.

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