Top
40
Doctor insights on: Not Confident In Parenting Skills

Share

Not Confident In Parenting Skills (Overview)

Poor parenting skills can lead to a variety of problems if the basic needs of the baby are not met.


1

1
Can you tell me, are job descriptions that require team skills and good communication skills discriminating against autistic?

Can you tell me, are job descriptions that require team skills and good communication skills discriminating against autistic?

There : May be some jobs out there that are, but sometimes the autistic mind can outperform piers if they are able to get by with some basic ability and training. Keep looking, there is something out there! ...Read more

Not Confident In Parenting Skills (Overview)

Poor parenting skills can lead to a variety of problems if the basic needs of the baby are not met.


2

2
25yo stay home, no friends. Anxious panic disorder. Feel way behind in life social skills life skills, hard to be alone. Had this as a child :( aspie?

25yo stay home, no friends. Anxious panic disorder. Feel way behind in life social skills life skills, hard to be alone. Had this as a child :( aspie?

Not necessarily: I am a neurologist and to my knowledge your description of things is not sufficient to diagnose Asperger syndrome though certainly some features may be present. Other things should also be looked at and ruled out. I would be happy to help direct you in this regard. Write me-www.healthtap.com/DR-Saghafi ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Jane Steiner Dr. Steiner
<b>1</b> other doctor agreed
3

3
Not confident in parenting skills (Tip)

Immunize your baby when the pediatrician recommends it; you will have a healthier child. ...See more

4

4
Parenting a Child During Puberty (Checklist)

Be proactive and truthful
once
Allow room for growth
once
Explore books on puberty at your child's level
weekly
Talk, as communication is important
weekly
5

5
How could persons with asperger's have good verbal skills, and yet poor social skills?

How could persons with asperger's have good verbal skills, and yet poor social skills?

Our brain receives: And processes information through various parts of the brain, e.g., the speech center is in the left hemisphere and emotionality is in an area known as the libmic system. Verbal skills are highly developed in one part and recognition of nonverbal cues from face, tone of voice, etc. Are not as well developed, thus creating some social issues. Strengths and weakness vary for everyone. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living? Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Are there any programs in u.S. To help young adult aspbergers patients master skills for healthy living?  Health, socialization, self care, work, etc?

Yes: Most all very serious, long standing or non-curable, genetic, even uncommon conditions have support groups and links for help. Are we not blessed and cursed with the age of the internet and technology ? Start with aspergersyndrome.Org. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
<b>3</b> other doctors agreed
7

7
Not confident in parenting skills (Tip)

After three weeks, medication doesn't work well with whooping cough. ...See more

Dr. Barbara Lavi Dr. Lavi
<b>2</b> doctors agreed:
8

8
Parenting a Child with a Learning Disorder (Checklist)

Request a full psychological evaluation for your child
Once
Make sure that your child's evaluations are updated
Yearly
Meet with a psychologist
Weekly
If applicable, join a special education organization for parents
Monthly
9

9
Do you believe clinical psychologists are well trained in learning disabilities?

Do you believe clinical psychologists are well trained in learning disabilities?

Neuro/School Psych: A neuropsychologist is well trained to assess psychological and behavioral manifestations of brain disorders and provide strategies to maximize potential. A school psychologist is well trained to assess learning disabilities. The two specializations overlap. If there has been head trauma a neuropsych would be best. Peace and good health. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Can someone with schizoid pd seem outgoing and socially engaged, despite a lack of sincere emotional interaction? Do they bond with family members?

Can someone with schizoid pd seem outgoing and socially engaged, despite a lack of sincere emotional interaction?  Do they bond with family members?

Schizoid PD: People with schizoid pd consistently lack desire for intimate human connection. They may have families and jobs, but keep people at a distance. They mostly appear cold and dull in affect. They would be unlikely to seem outgoing or socially engaged, but are able to respond to carefully selected others whom they need intensely. Some of these could be family. ...Read more

Dr. Charlene Sojico Dr. Sojico
<b>1</b> other doctor agreed
11

11
Not confident in parenting skills (Tip)

Don ' t forget to get immunized . Do give supportive treatment and make your child comfortable. ...See more

12

12
Do they teach sexual and health education in school to all the kids anymore?

Do they teach sexual and health education in school to all the kids anymore?

I hope so: I would like to think so. But if they do, it's not working very well! ...Read more

13

13
Terrified of being left, forgotten, abandoned. Engaged. Both severely insecure and over confident. Lack sense of identity, personality wise. Help?

Terrified of being left, forgotten, abandoned. Engaged. Both severely insecure and over confident. Lack sense of identity, personality wise. Help?

See a psychologist: You should get evaluated. Schedule an appointment with a psychologist for an evaluation. Therapy and/or medication will help if in fact you are depressed or have chronic feelings of emptiness. Make sure you talk about your symptoms and not a diagnostic label. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
14

14
Not confident in parenting skills (Tip)

Avoid exposing babies until your child is not contagious—it is deadly for them. ...See more

15

15
My child shows fear of going to school.Age is 5.7years.Is not ready to leave classroom for pt and music lessons.No participation in oral sessions?Why?

My child shows fear of going to school.Age is 5.7years.Is not ready to leave classroom for pt and music lessons.No participation in oral sessions?Why?

Anxiety/A, Phobias/P: Part of normal development. 1.Social p: fear of contact with unfamiliar people, social isolation; desire of involvement w/family, familiar peers. 2.Separation a: unrealistic, persistent worries of possible harm befalling primary caregivers, persistent avoidance of being alone, complain distress. 3.School p. 4. Generalized a disorder: worries about future events. Encourage, talk; get counselling. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Is emotional IQ related to social skills in one way or another?

Is emotional IQ related to social skills in one way or another?

No: Social skill is learned behavior. Emotional IQ is inborn, ability to perceive. The saying "truth has to be realized" truth = social version: realization = emotional piece. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
Not confident in parenting skills (Tip)

If a child in the home has whooping cough, make sure EVERYONE around the child is vaccinated. ...See more

18

18
Can you tell me how could persons with asperger's have good verbal skills, and yet poor social skills?

Can you tell me how could persons with asperger's have good verbal skills, and yet poor social skills?

Aspergers Syndrome: This name well not continue as a diagnostic entity. It will now follow under autism spectrum disorder. We refer to the symptoms in this case as "high functioning" autism. They can have extraordinary cognitive skills with social deficits. Relationships are difficult and social cues are often missed. With support and understanding people with this disorder can lead a good life. ...Read more

19

19
Do live-in mental institutions help children who are mental retarded more than living at home and going to public school?

Do live-in mental institutions help children who are mental retarded more than living at home and going to public school?

Nearly all gone: Separate institutions for mentally retarded (or seriously mentally ill) individuals have nearly vanished in the U.S. Those with mr have quite different needs, depending on the severity of delay. People with mild delays live at home as children and may live indpendently as adults. Adults with severe mr typically live in group homes. Life quality depends on quality of services, not location. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
Not confident in parenting skills (Tip)

Get the child to the ER when you hear a whooping cough as soon as possible. Disease can be lethal. ...See more

21

21
Lost my confidence. Finding it difficult to attend the gatherings even family functions. Missing key events. Even unable to face people for my earning?

Lost my confidence. Finding it difficult to attend the gatherings even family functions. Missing key events. Even unable to face people for my earning?

Evaluation..: You need to be evaluated by a professional psychologist or psychiatrist.These symptoms could be related to depression or an anxiety disorder for example,but you need to see someone for a more detailed evaluation and most likely therapy to help you get over the symptoms you are experiencing right now.It seems like these symptoms are interfering with your quality of life and regular daily activities ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
22

22
What skills can families teach to young children to ensure they are healthy later in life?

What skills can families teach to young children to ensure they are healthy later in life?

Several: Basic hygiene lessons on hand washing after toileting, brushing teeth everyday, healthy foods, water vs soda and get out and play. Don't forget safety talks about seat belts, strangers, social media caution. Limit TV/Screen time to no more than 2 hours a day. http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/healthy-habits-mothers-should-teach-kids#1 ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
<b>3</b> other doctors agreed
23

23
Not confident in parenting skills (Tip)

Treat early with antibiotics if diagnosed with whooping cough. ...See more

24

24
Are aspergers people aware and bothered by the fact that they lack social skills and nay be socially awkward? Or do they not notice?

Social awkwardness: Most people with asperger's disorder want friends and to be able to join social activities. They lack social pragmatic skills. Social pragmatics can be taught. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
26

26
Not confident in parenting skills (Tip)

Children with whooping cough often have pauses in their breathing while sleeping. ...See more

27

27
Is there a conceptual framework that can help assure holistic (physical - mental, social) and integrated care that is also person-centered?

Is there a conceptual framework that can help assure holistic (physical - mental, social) and integrated care that is also person-centered?

Holistic Medicine: I believe that holistic medicine, when properly practiced, assures all of that. For the principles delineated by the american holistic medical association see http://www.Holisticmedicine.Org/content.Asp?Pl=2&sl=22&contentid=22 also see http://www.Abihm.Org/general-public. ...Read more

28

28
My counsellor is leaving. new job.I have trauma and unresolved grief. Still in first stage no coping strategies yet. Regret trusting. vulnerable. Help

My counsellor is leaving. new job.I have trauma and unresolved grief. Still in first stage no coping strategies yet. Regret trusting. vulnerable. Help

Find the trust.: It's difficult when a trusted counselor or therapist is no longer able to work with you. That trust, that relationship, that rapport that has developed needs to be transferred to another, starting all over again. You need to find that trust, that rapport with another counselor. And you will. ...Read more

29

29
Not confident in parenting skills (Tip)

Keep comfortable .Feed your child small frequent meals.More fluid intake ...See more

31

31
Will arrested emotional development becaused by bullying and having no one to confide in at that time?

Will arrested emotional development becaused by bullying and having no one to confide in at that time?

Tell someone: I would say trauma is caused, more than arrested development, per se Find someone you trust and say something. Keeping it inside does nothing. Depending on the context, find out what resources you have at your disposal to stop the bullying. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
32

32
Not confident in parenting skills (Tip)

Call your doctor for antibiotics and keep your kid home/isolated - dont spread pertussis! vaccinate! ...See more

33

33
Should I be thinking about parenting skills when my child is nine to twelve months old?

Should I be thinking about parenting skills when my child is nine to twelve months old?

Yes: Parenting starts before the child is born. The parent-child relationship is the foundation for the child's development. The parent influences the child and the child influences the parent. Your attitudes, behaviors, and emotions impact the child and vice versa. Become the best that you can be in every way and share yourself with the child. Grow with your child. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
34

34
Should I be thinking about parenting skills when my child is twelve to fifteen months old?

Should I be thinking about parenting skills when my child is twelve to fifteen months old?

Yes: Never too early! this age is when kids start seriously testing parents and having tantrums. Thinking ahead about how to handle these issues is terrific. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
<b>3</b> other doctors agreed
35

35
Not confident in parenting skills (Tip)

Don't give cough syrups if diagnosed with whooping cough. ...See more

36

36
Should I be thinking about parenting skills when my baby is fifteen to eighteen months old?

Should I be thinking about parenting skills when my baby is fifteen to eighteen months old?

No, much earlier !: Parenting skills and style need to be thought out and formulated before the birth of the child because parenting skills help to shape the child's personality from the start. For ex., parenting skills include calmness, consistency in expectation, communication, follow through, rewarding, & loving correction--skills which help develop confident, well balanced children with a strong skill sets. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
<b>3</b> other doctors agreed
38

38
Not confident in parenting skills (Tip)

Ask your doctor pediatrician what to do if your child sounds like they're barking while coughing. ...See more

39

39
What skills do I need to possess as a parent of a disabled child?

What skills do I need to possess as a parent of a disabled child?

Understanding: Most important you need to understand your child's disability and what life is like for your child. You also have to become expert in getting the services your child may need. Books like temple grandon's different, not less can be very helpful to understanding not only the limitations but also the positive potential of your child with a disability. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
40

40
Should I be thinking about parenting skills when my baby is two to three years old?

Should I be thinking about parenting skills when my baby is two to three years old?

From Conception????: I believe that parenting essentially is providing a safe, nurturing, healthy , happy environment for our children the ultimate goal is to prepare our children for adulthood and to be able to function without us. This begins, i think, at conception, does it not? ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
917 doctors shared insights

Parenting (Definition)

Parenting is a topic that includes all the aspects of raising children, such as diapering and potty training, rules and discipline, daycare, schooling, sports, children's emotional development, teaching ...Read more