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Careers Working With Disabled Children
Disabled child: If the child is totally unable to eat, as an infant, then a feeding tube is usually placed, through the nose, into the stomach. If the problem turns out to be something that is not going to resolve quickly, then a feeding tube is placed, surgically, directly into the stomach. Occupational therapy should also be a part of care. They can help your child to learn to eat, if developmentally possible. ...Read more
Patience: It's easy to be frustrated with a child who is angry, sullen, amotivated, has a drop in grades, is defiant, looks sloppy etc. Those are behaviors that might be seen in a depressed child. A bipolar child may be even more of a handful. When I work with difficult people, I just keep reminding myself that they are suffering. This allows me to feel some empathy - especially when I am losing patience. ...Read more
Be supportive: Children with mood disorders have a lot of emotions, anxiety, sadness/depression, irritability and sometimes feel that no one cares about them. Encouraging them to do their best and showing them you care and believe in them helps them to feel safer around you and may help them to be more receptive to your instructions. Most children like to please adults and will do their best if they trust you. ...Read more
What would be your qualifications for working as a volunteer in a children's hospital? What would you look for?
Generally: Someone who is understanding, compassionate, lots of patience, personable, always have a smile on his face, someone who listens, and love unconditionally. Someone who is uplifting, mature and responsible with a positive attitude! Someone who is a team player, is also important. ...Read more
Go to...Ygoy. Com: Year 2008 -59.5 % of women above 16 years were either working or looking for work in the US. 46.5 % of the total labor force of the US are women. Will go up to 47 % in the year 2016. Working women will increase of 49 % in the total labor force between the year 2006-2016. In USA 61% (8th in the world) 1950-1998. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left ventrual is not working right does that mean im going to die im 35 yr old women with three children and im scared and what I would like to know is that my left ventural hope I spelled it right is not working right the way it should the numbers we
The: The left ventricle is reasponsible for the main pumping action of your heart. It is very important. There are many things that can cause a low left ventricular ejection function including coronary artery disease (blocked arteries feeding the heart muscle), leaking heart valves, previous damage from heart attacks, viral infections, weakened heart muscle associated with pregnancy (rare), and idiopathic (unknown). People can do very well and live a long time with this condition. It will require a lot of evaluation, medications and care. Please see your physician. You really need referral to see a cardiologist. As you can see there are many options. They will be able to help you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Www. Therapro. Com: One such company is www. Therapro. Com. But it depends what disability the child has. But this is one place to start. ...Read more
Are there any nurses that specialize in working with the mentally/physically handicapped/disabled?
Nurses: Sure. Ask your pcp for referral.Get a more detailed answer ›
Physically abused as child. Now abuser is working w/ children. Want to warn church that she works for. How can I protect myself from backlash?
How come the diagosis of autism spectrum disorders sort of swallowed up all the disabled children?
It hasn't.: There are lots of disabilities other than autism spectrum disorders. The reason why it seems that autism diagnoses are more common is that we have learned that autism is not just the severe form (like rain man), but includes a whole spectrum, ranging from severe down to very mild (like asperger's syndrome). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I demonstrate that my disabled child can keep up with the other children in school to teachers?
His doctor can help: His pediatrician is uniquely qualified to help your disabled child get the best educational bang-for-the-buck intellectually, emotionally, physically and psychologically. His pediatrician can coordinate the myriad diagnoses and reports from specialist doctors and ancillary consultants and help the school see how to get to the "proof in the pudding": your child keeping up with the others. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Severe anxiety, medication not working anymore, and losing ability to cope. Cannot handle children, work, and the like. What to do?
Anxiety: Best option is to partner with your psychiatrist closely to develop a medication regimen and behavioral therapy to combat your anxiety. There are many combination therapies (eg, Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) or other SNRI + Lyrica or other GABA agonist) that can be employed to help your symptomatically. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Docs. Working for insurance a threat to children health. A doctor refuse referral my child for speech disorder, unless involve school. L don't agree?
Speech therapy: Honestly, I don't like the schools involved in the beginning for certain things, but sometimes it is not the doctor's fault. The insurance company has restrictions on what they consider to be medical reasons for speech therapy. We refer the patient and then when the insurance company won't pay, we get blamed! The school is responsible without a medical reason. There are many sides to every dilemma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had wrist tendonitis on and off for nearly two years and have had physio but it's not working. I work with children so can't rest it, help!
Bracing?: If you keep using an 'unhappy' tendon, it is unlikely that it will resolve. There are wrist splints that prevent flexion/extension which still allow us to function in most situations. Applying ice for 15 minutes at least 3/day and taking an anti-inflammatory should slowly help the problem resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 19healthy and I have been ttc for 5 months I am phlebotomist working in a childrens hospital. I was wondering how long does it take to concieve?
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