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How Can I Help My Son Who Is Having Learning Difficulties After Hie
Medical/educational: Hie effects vary-so i can't give you specific advice. You need a team approach-a pediatrician experienced with developmental/educational areas should serve as your medical home-and guide you to various specialists like pt, ot, speech therapy, etc. Utilize early access programs, area educational agency, etc. If local doctor unsure, ask for a referal to a university center and/or developmental ped. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can I help my high functioning autistic sister. She is a 14 year old that isn't very social and my parents don't know how to help her.
Refer to: : Suggest to your parents to ask her pediatrician about referring her to a social skills group or to a therapist who specializes in kids with high-functioning autism or aspergers disorder.. As this diagnosis has become more recognized, more therapists and groups are available. Her school counselor could even help with this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a wife and full time working mom with a toddler. I sufferfrom bulimia and addiction to porn. I'm worried about my addictions. How can I overcome them?
Behaviorl addictions: Addictive behaviors are not limited to alcohol and drugs. Overeaters anonymous (www.Oa.Org) and sex addicts anonymous (www.Sexaa.Org) offer lots of support and information helpful for these issues. A therapist who treats behavioral addiction can help too. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See your doctor: Your doctor should be able to arrange for psychoneurologic testing. ...Read more
My 27 year old daughter has a very bad case of lymphedema. What can I do to help her cope with her condition?
See a specialist: Lymphedema nurse specialists can be unbelievably helpful in providing emotional support and counseling, education about skin care, and also in providing treatment for lymphedema with massage and wrapping techniques. Even chronic, massively swollen limbs can see dramatic results with non-invasive limb reduction techniques. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3 year old has been stuttering for a few months. Mostly when he is excited. Should I seek a speech therapist? What can I do to help?
Be patient: Many go through a transient stuttering phase at that age.It lasts a few months and fades.Try to be patient with him and do not call him out/correct him or complete his sentences. Discuss this with your doc at any future visit and s/he can sample his speech patterns.Many school districts offer free "child find" services for 3 and older to look at speech issues. ...Read more
Get help: These symptoms are often the beginning of the recognition of a child within the autistic spectrum. See your pediatrician. ...Read more
Hi my daughter is diagnosed with having global developmental delay what can we do has parents to help her? She is now 12yrs and never had friend thank
See a pediatrician: First thing to do is get evaluated by her pediatrician. There are several causes for developmental delay- including endocrine, nutritional, systemic diseases, psychosocial etc. May need multidisciplinary approach- ? Psychiatrist, social worker. It is better to do the evaluation as soon as possible as certain conditions may cause permanent damage if not treated early. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm a mum. Child lives with dad. I attempted suicide, lost a leg and having issues. During family mediation, Dad and I agreed I would cut off from daughter. How can I help daughter cope with this?
Continue Therapy: The best thing you can do for your daughter is to work hard on getting yourself well. Since you are required, for now, to not interact with your daughter, it's best to honor that agreement and let Dad give her a stable daily home environment. Once you are in a place, mentally and physically, of health, peace and stability, you can request a change in your interactions with your daughter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I help my 16 year old who has multiple mental disorders? How to help them cope with life?
Unable to answer: There are too many unknowns to give you a answer--what kinds of problems, what's been tried, how is he not coping, etc. Your question is a crucial one, but you need to either speak with his current care provider or find one who will talk with you about your frustrations. A site like this is not going to give you the direction you are seeking. ...Read more
Be patient: The cdc recommends getting an evaluation if a child is not walking at 18 mos. Of age. I would suggest giving your child a bit more time before worrying. Remember that while there are some definite problems, most kids simply develop at their own pace (which has little to do with how they end up). You can always discuss it with your child's doctor or nurse practitioner if you are still worried. ...Read more
Depends on age: This is a broad subject. Without knowing his age, I can't give you specific advice in just a paragraph. Please refer to this link which covers speech milestones and development by age from infants to 5 yrs of age. I hope it helps. http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/pediatrics/age-appropriate_speech_and_language_milestones_90,P02170/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Communication : Systems involving picture exchange are easier now with ipads. Applied behavioral analysis therapists can help your child with communication, but they need to know the level of his cognitive functioning to target therapy. Contact https://louisville.Edu/autism, the university of louisville autism center at kosair charities for services ; funding. Don't despair; help is available.;#40;502;#41; 852-1300. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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