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3rd Grade Student With Fine Motor Skill Problems
Brain development : from 3 weeks after conception - 25 years dictates developmental trajectory in all streams. Typically, neurons form, migrate to correct positions in the cortex & send out axons & dendrites in correct paths to transmit signals across synapses. From then on, environmental input is key, because experience- dependent neural activity, aka LEARNING, modifies synapses & eliminates unnecessary ones. ...Read more
My 6 yr old was diagnosed with pdd-nos ADHD odd tics anxiety and expressive and receptive language disorder how do I deal with the melt downs?
Combination approach: Programs for management would include medications such as stimulants and Amantadine, clonidine for the tics and anxiety and consult with a behavioral psychologist. A consultation with a speech and language therapist may help with the language difficulties. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 5 year old was born with mild pvl. He is now experiencing reading difficulties. I need a neurologist who specializes in sld with pvl in georgia?
Child study center: Pvl is a marker for brain injury that is often associated with other problems when a kid ages. In the past decade a subspecialty of pediatrics, the developmental pediatrician has grown to fill part of this need.They are often found at child study centers affiliated with children's hospitals or med schools. Often the work of a team can provide more answers than any single specialty. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Academic, family, social n financial problems in Pune,since 6th grade till now when I'm 24 yrs old and still unable to get a single bachelors degree.
Not MedicalQuestion: We are sorry for your situation. It might be a social problem or you might have underlying Learning Disabilty.iwe can not advice you how to resolve your problem on this site. May be you get training in a vocational programme and find a job. ...Read more
My 5 yr child has trouble learning spellings and following instructions at school.daydreams and does not complete school work?
For a child wit developmental & severe attentional issues, not circumsized at birth due 2 respir instability, do u recommend circumcision later? When?
Idevelopmental delay and learning difficulties across the board and language delay , my child is 6 and 22 months behind should school take it serious ?
my girl has linguistic difficultys , comprehension of spoken language grammatical immaturity, vocab retention and retrieval for expressive L help Ty ?
Mom thinks I have ADHD because of major trouble with focusing in school & socially & thinks I need "Adderall"?
Maybe/maybe not: Adderall is a schedule 2 controlled drug which is closely monitored by the feds. To use it you need to be evaluated by a physician and found through exam and testing to be a reasonable candidate for it's use. Failure of the physician to properly evaluate a patient and keep proper records of their need can result in loss of their license.There are many other issues that can have similar symptoms. ...Read more
Is there such a disorder where can sort of sing w/ great distortion/articulation difficulties & have 6 mon dysarthria w spch thrpy no improvmnt/worse?
It takes > 400 words: to give you specifics; see healthy children.org & firststeps.org. Gross motor develops head-to-toe from 0-12 mos. Fine motor develops from regarding one's hands at 2 mos. to hands in midline, proximal-distal. Grasp develops ulnar to radial, palm to thumb & index finger. Volitional movements require normal muscle tone & strength, vision, disappearance of primitive reflexes & "tummy time". ...Read more
What do kids with conditions like special needs such as dyslexia and speech, language difficulties get in public schools now?
Less help: We are in an epidemic of need and a crisis of lack of resources. Not just the public schools, but private schools as well just can not accommodate the need. Parents need to look to private agencies and services. However, they need to be careful to not get ripped off by false claims. Support must come from professional agencies that will determine appropriate use of limited resources. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the treatment for gluten ataxia if I am still having coordination problems with fine motor skills like chopping vegetables?
Gluten avoidance : Can see neurologist for more informationGet a more detailed answer ›
Will my son outgrow his dyslexia? My son was diagnosed with dyslexia last year in third grade. He is still struggling a lot with reading and writing. Will he outgrow dyslexia as his brain develops?
No, but his reading: decoding can improve with intensive multi-modal reading therapy like LindaMood Bell. Read " Overcoming Dyslexia" by Dr. Sally Shaywitz. If the school is doing Response to Intervention, you can request a Multi-Disciplinary Team Evaluation for eligibility for an Individualized Educational Plan at any time during RTI Levels 1,2 or 3. Lexialearning.org has modules to improve phonological awareness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a receptive and expressive language impairment , my child is 6 and told she has this and learning disibility and mild anxiety, thanks ?
Receptive language: has tto do w/the ability to process/understand what is being said to your daughter. Expressive language has to do w/her ability to make herself known/understood w/language. Learning specialists, perhaps found through your school district or doc, can help. All of the above can make her anxious, which interferes w/communication. Lots of reasons to hope. Peace and good health. ...Read more
My 3 yr old son has very low patients. Doestnt play with others. Only interested car or trucks OCD about routine doesn't sleep well has sever meltdown?
Daughter's pancreas scores low and not functioning properly. She was diagnosed @19 with type2 diabetes now is type1. Now shes 23 w/new baby. Serious?
Learning disorder: my bro could only read/write with his teacher, could not recognize colors.He left school 8 yrs ago at age12.How can he be rehabbed?
It depends...: Upon his motivation, the nature of his learning difficulties, possible related/coexisting problems, & upon the support of family/friends/professionals. 1 emphasis right away is to build upon whatever his relative strengths are. Competence can be developed which can build self-confidence & a measure of independence. But he has a serious disability; cognitive development may not be the 1st priority. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My son is 2 & just had chromosome test b/c facial features such as small jaw & high palate &he's not speaking well .He smart understands me well. Dr says just precaution. Are these serious disorders?
Try not to fret.: Some syndromes do not have intellectual disability as part of their neurodevelopmental profile, & some do. The newer genetic microarray tests yield more information than chromosome analysis. Call your state health division's early intervention program for free assessment of all areas of your son's development. He'll benefit from therapy now, even if it's an isolated expressive language delay. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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