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Doctor insights on: Activities That Teach Kids To Accept Authority

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My child is going on vacation with his grandparents. How do I give her authority to sign for medical purposes?

My child is going on vacation with his grandparents. How do I give her authority to sign for medical purposes?

Write a consent: In most states, you may be able to just write a statement saying that she has permission to get medical care for the child if needed. You may or may not need to have it notarized. Also, list any medication allergies, the names of any medicines your child takes, and any major medical problems. This can help if your child needs to be seen by a doctor while on vacation. ...Read more

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If a child has a vsd are there certain activities we should not let him do?

If a child has a vsd are there certain activities we should not let him do?

No: If a significant vsd is present, it is usually repaired in the first few years of life. Once repaired, there are usually no activity restrictions. A vsd that is small and does not require repair also does not require activity restrictions. ...Read more

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Can my child with hemophilia participate in activities?

Can my child with hemophilia participate in activities?

Depends...: Hemophilia is classified as mild, moderate, or severe. Based on this, we can gauge the risk of participating in certain activities. Prophylaxis can also be given (regular doses of factor administered at a given interval) that can allow someone to participate in more rigorous activities (even soccer). Your child's hematologist can help guide you on the different options available. ...Read more

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What medications are used to treat hyper activity in autistic children?

Varies: It depends on the cause of hyperactivity. There are many reasons for an ad child to be hyperactive. You, behavioral assistant, speech therapists, pt, teachers, and doctors need to figure out why. If child is chronically ill, frustrated, anxious, in pain, obsessing, he could be hyperactive. There is no one medication to use in a recipe fashion. ...Read more

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Are there any natural treaments, herbal or otherwise, to treat hyper activity in kids?

Are there any natural treaments, herbal or otherwise, to treat hyper activity in kids?

Watch and eliminate: There are no proven natural remedies for hyperactivity.Except to determine if there something dietary that triggers the behavior. Examples are too much suger or caffeine. ...Read more

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If a person is diagnosed with a mental illness how likely are the authorities to take a child away from him or her?

See below: Having a mental illness does not necessarily equate with one being a bad parent. It would depend on the type of illness, severity, response to treatment, and the parents compliance with treatment. ...Read more

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Are there any natural treaments, herb or otherwise, to treat hyper activity in kids?

Maybe: Vigorous physical activity can help. Be aware that many children that are hyperactive also have sleep disturbed breathing and are not getting good sleep. Hyperactive children should be checked by pediatrician for sleep apnea. Treating sleep apnea in children will help a great deal with hyperactivity and learning in school. ...Read more

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What are their any natural treaments, herb or otherwise, to treat hyper activity in kids?

What are their any natural treaments, herb or otherwise, to treat hyper activity in kids?

ADHD Overview: I'm not aware of any natural herb treatments for ADHD, but here is a link to the American Academy of Pediatrics overview of ADHD. It's very comprehensive & has a lot of information for parents. Hope this helps! Http://patiented. Aap. Org/content2.aspx? Aid=6050 ...Read more

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How do you include children with Lyme disease in everyday activities?

How do you include children with Lyme disease in everyday activities?

No need to exclude: Children with ld are at no risk of spreading their ailment to others. They can be included with other children in activities that are only limited to their level of tolerance. ...Read more

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How might you include children with Lyme disease in everyday activities?

How might you include children with Lyme disease in everyday activities?

May need help: The extent of how much a child with lyme disease can be included in daily activities will depend on the extent of his disease consequences. Children with only minimal symptoms, can probably be back to pre-disease activity states. Those with more severe impairment may need help from physical and occupational therapists. A lot of resources may be found from online support groups as well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are any natural treatments, herb or otherwise, to treat hyper activity in kids?

Can you tell me if there are any natural treatments, herb or otherwise, to treat hyper activity in kids?

Best natural tx: The best, most evidence based, natural treatment to improve the symptoms and impact of hyperactivity (adhd) is to limit screen time. In other words, turn off the tv, turn off the computer, put away the tablet and the smart phone, turn off the video games. Restrict to one hour on weekdays and two hours a day on weekends. Go to the park, play catch, read with them, have a conversation. ...Read more

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Activities for children with developmental disabilities? What activities would you suggest for a child with developmental disabilities?

Activities for children with developmental disabilities? What activities would you suggest for a child with developmental disabilities?

Fun things: Activities that help promote movement of the limbs, that are fun, and slightly challenging. You can ask a physical therapist and/or occupational therapist as well. They would be better informed on specific activities. ...Read more

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Why do high functioning autistics get so mad if you try to take away their obsessive activity (for family friend who was diagnosed as child)?

Why do high functioning autistics get so mad if you try to take away their obsessive activity (for family friend who was diagnosed as child)?

Think of...: ...Something you depend on for your well-being, and someone taking that away. How would you like it if someone took away your toothbrush? They feel the same way about their favorite activities. ...Read more

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Hello, I am doing an activity with 21 children aged 3 to 5 to reduce any anxiety about going to the Doctors and was wondering what a health BP is?

Hello, I am doing an activity with 21 children aged 3 to 5 to reduce any anxiety about going to the Doctors and was wondering what a health BP is?

Pressure monitoring: Your students would likely understand that fluids like water flow down hill. In the body, the heart pumps the blood and creates a pressure that helps the blood "flow down hill". The healthy blood pressure (BP) is in a range that is not too high or low. The top number represents the peak pressure (top of hill) while the bottom number is the pressure at the bottom. ...Read more

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If my child has had rheumatic fever, must I restrict their activities for a year?

Most do not have to.: After the acute stages of the illness, most children do not have to restrict activities. Check with your pediatrician/pediatric cardiologist since cases can vary with other underlying conditions/issues. ...Read more

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What are good sports or activities for children with adhd?

No bad ones: Any activity that encourages the child to move, use his/her imagination and laugh is beneficial to his/her health.Exercise has been approved by the aap as adjunct therapy for adhd.Get a proper assessment by a knowledgeable professional, provide proper guidance, discuss meds and other options with your doctor. Avoid fads and unsupported treatments that could possibly delay or worsen outcome. ...Read more

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How to bring out values through activities with children?

How to bring out values through activities with children?

Spend time with them: Spend time with your children every day, show them that you love and care for them. Teach them through your own actions how to behave appropriately. Show them how to be kind and considerate to others. It's not just about telling them what to do. Your actions speak louder than words! ...Read more

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I'm concerned about my child's eating and physical activity levels. How can I help?

I'm concerned about my child's eating and physical activity levels. How can I help?

Discipline: Provide the "right" food but do not have any concern whether he eats it. If other family members have finished, put the child's food in the fridge and serve it for the next meal. Do not substitute: make him wait fort the next meal. You have to be "cruel to be kind". Limit television and he might fo out and play with other kids. ...Read more

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What is the best sensory activities/products for children with autism?

What is the best sensory activities/products for children with autism?

Depends on child: There is no general answer to this question. Occupational therapists experience with autism are your best resource. ...Read more

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Which are considered the best sensory activities/products for children with autism?

Which are considered the best sensory activities/products for children with autism?

Keepon toy: Keepon is an autism research toy developed in japan designed to interact with children with both attention and emotion. More information is available here: http://beatbots. Net/research/ they have a high end robot toy for autism research but they also sell a cheaper toy version of the keepon. ...Read more

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