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Childrens Alphabets W Medication
My child is 5yrs and he is having problems to identify alphabet.??? Its normal???
How I can help???
But do his painting very well..
Learning disability: dyslexia is a problem that makes it hard for the child to learn to read dyslexia has nothing to do with how smart your child is they have brain difference that affect the way they process written words they have a problem understanding the connection between letters and sound he needs neuro evaluation and intervention to help him correct it ...Read more
22mo child can name most of the letters of the alphabet. What does this mean? Child absorbs info from educational youtube channels, seems to learn.
Interesting: From the posted information it means the kid can see. The kid also has some visuospatial orientation capabilities that appear ahead of expectations. It does not imply or prove this or any other capability will remain advanced as the kid ages. It does suggest the kid is not handicapped in these areas at this point. ...Read more
Hyperlexia : Hyperlexic state Is associated with developmental disorders as autism and PDD. Ask her pediatrician about this at your next visit. There are developmental screenings that we will want to do at each of her visits, potentially adding a referral to a pediatric neurologist or other developmental specialist. If her social development is normal, then she is simply gifted! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 18mth old son frequently arranges numbers / alphabets & counts. He knows them all, answers simple questions but is impatient. Could he be autistic?
18 month old: Your child is speaking, answering questions and categorizing and sequencing. This all sounds perfectly healthy and appropriate for an 18 month old child. Patience is not a skill we expect in 18 month olds. Best wishes to you and your family. ...Read more
21-mo. old toddler can name colors, shapes, numbers, and some letters of the alphabet. Is this type of information normal for a child at that age?
Unusual: This would be unusual if real & not just a kid parroting the words. You can push a kid that age to say just about anything to please you. ...Read more
Hi, why would a 4 year old lose focus when teachers ask him about things like shapes or letters of the alphabet and become unresponsive at times? thx
Many things: Any person performs at their best when they have had adequate restorative sleep, good nutrition, are healthy and in a comfortable setting. Without a thorough review of these & other factors it is hard to speculate on why a kid will not respond to a specific teacher or task. Most cultures don't do sit down schooling until age 6 because most kids aren't ready. ...Read more
My 18mth old cries inconsolably in accompanied playschool. He counts lights, rolls about, walks and identifies alphabets on the wall. Is he autistic?
Can't diagnose...: It isn't possible to diagnose autism based on the amt of info that you can give in this short question format. It is a complex diagnosis & requires that you discuss concerns with your pediatrician. Does your son make eye contact? How is speech? Just two questions that would be asked AND observed. What you described doesn't worry me BUT you are there and you are worried - talk to your doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is 26 months old. He's had an obsession with the alphabet & numbers since 18months old. He taught himself the phonetic alphabet at 19 months. 23 months he could sight read 40 words & now at 26 months reads over 100 words working them out phonetical
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My son is 3yrs old but cant talk.he can read some phrase but wont used it.has his own routine.has a sharp memory can memorize countries,numbers,shapes,alphabets etc.he wont eat anything but milk.he shouts if things he wants is not given.what could be the
My 18month old is not talking. She recognizes n says all the alphabets and numbers to ten, says some words from songs, but not saying mom, dada yet y?
Speech delay?: If she recognizes, says all alphabets, counts up to ten & says some words she is smart, not to worry. Your child doesn't have speech delay. One common cause of speech delay is poor hearing. Recurrent ear infection, fluid in middle ear, positive f/h, use of some medicines in neonate cause hearing loss. If very concerned, check with pediatrician whether she passed hearing test. ...Read more
My son is 3 yrs old. He understnds few commands but most of the time he doesnt. He stil isnt talking mch.knows alphabets and numbrs. What cud b wrong?
Right ankle hurts when I put pressure but my ankle is not swollen and I can move my feet in circle and alphabet and it doesn't hurt. Tennis week ago?
Using an E chart: If you take him to an optometrist or opthalmologist that specializes in children, they will have special charts for children that cannot read letters. Using an e chart the child points in the direction of the e. There are others that use different symbols. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I noticed medication dosage for children is based on weight/age. What if you're a petite adult under 90lbs? Would my body require less dosage for the same effect?
Prudent: It would be prudent to adjust the dose to suit your weight, especially for drugs with narrow margin of safety. It would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor and pharmacist for specific drugs. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: This depends on the condition of the child, reason and type of medication and dose involved. I can think of some pain meds that would stop a kid from breathing,at least one that could shut down their kidneys, etc. There are specific and well studied pain meds for kids that are safe to use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There are not many safe over-the-counter cold medications for children. The medications which had been previously available were both not very effective for children and also rather easy to overdose. The best OTC medications for children continue to be tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetominophen) products and Motrin (ibuprofen) products. When in doubt, ask your pharmacist for help with OTC choices for kids. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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