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Resources For Physical Development For Kids 3 To 5 Years
See below: The answer is best discussed with your pediatrician or google "developmental milestones" for the age specifically you seek. Developmental tracking entails monitoring the progress of your child in areas of: language & other cognitive skills, social skills, physical challenges/changes, & personality. This age group covers preschool, kindergarten through 2nd grade-too much info for this forum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CDC: There are a list of the recommended vaccines on the center for disease control website-cdc.Gov. ...Read more
What resources are available for a 22 year old with moderate mental retardation that wants to live independently?
Check MHMR/The ARC: Many states like texas have programs run through regional centers like our mental health mental retardation center that provide training programs & services to kids & adults alike. The arc, formerly assn for retarded citizens, has many chapters throughout the country providing similar programs advice for families.Either group is a good starting place to find what's available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 year old has speech delay. We speak 3 langs at home and she doesn't interact w other toddlers. Can pre k+ speech therapy fix/help?
Should: Multilingual kids should still progress with speech & language at the same pace as others. I would contact the local public school special services department & arrange an evaluation. They have a program called Child Find which is designed to find such kids and work with them to prepare them for school entry. ...Read more
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Hi! we are looking for a new doctor for our 5 year old and 5 month old girls. Are you taking new patients? We have Blue Care Blue Network
Look locally: BCBS networks will have an on-line listing of providers by city/specialty that lists who is taking patients.The HT public site covers the US, so your question without specific location is not a good way to get information. In the future please list enough specific information for an answer to be formed.Your questions are never linked, so each question must be complete by itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pinworms and will treat my whole family with vermox. What is the correct dosage for children and adults? My kids are age 3 months to 17 years.
Which disorders cause a 7 years old boy (having good grades) to sit alone in school despite he's social in family?P.S:he visits an orthophonist weekly
Shyness: Some children are shyer than others, but some kids can get stressed at school. Talk to him about how he is doing. Is he anxious or stressed? Does he enjoy school? How are his grades? If you are concerned that he is depressed or having school problems, talk with his doctor or a therapist. ...Read more
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I am adopting 2 children that were displaced by social services ages 3 and 4. They tested positive for cocaine. What should I watch for? Need any info
Should grandparents take over parenting for children whose biological parents cannot care for them? @drpam
It depends: There are so many factors that may affect the decision. It depends on the health of the grandparents. If it happens, looking to get support from others in the family is very important. The age of the children may also be a factor. This is a long-term commitment. Many times the grandparents can be stressed. Making sure there is adequate financial support is also important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 5 yr child has trouble learning spellings and following instructions at school.daydreams and does not complete school work?
What is an effective way for me to deal with the behavior of 2 adult sisters who are visiting as caregivers for their mother, for one months time?
What aspect of: behavior is the problem? Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
No Medicines fix it: Over the years a variety of medicines & diets have been studied in autism. None have provided any evidence based or predictable improvement although you can find glowing testimonials about a few. There are some medicines that physicians use to help with mood issues or aggressive behavior, but these only help manage symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 5 y/o starts a non-profit to allow kids design/make their own tatoos, ea w/ a healthy msg. Can he bring it to hospital/clinic w/o regulatory issue?
Maybe: In the U.S., one would not want to put colors or inks onto children's skin unless the materials are already proven to be nontoxic. It may be better to try out the idea at community fairs or other events, because hospitals and clinics have stricter rules on the kinds of activities allowed. ...Read more
State resources: Most states including florida offer help for families. Child find might be a good place to start. They can assess the child for any learning or communication problems. If none are found they may be able to offer counseling or therapy resources. 1-800-654-4440 http://www.Fdlrscrown.Org/ general info from boston children's http://www.Childrenshospital.Org/az/site1385/mainpages1385p1.Html. ...Read more
How many years to cure the febrile seizure's in kids and adults? What r drugs to cure age 6+ and completed 15+ episodes of fits patient's?
Any good resources for paediatric nutrition - am not able to find anything here or on AAP.org as some doctors on HealthTap have recommended. ?
Choosemyplate.gov: choosemyplate.gov is a good resource with broad guidance for diet at different age groups. It doesn't seek to delve into controversial or loaded topics like specific nutrient choices, supplements or "superfoods," but rather focuses on overall calorie intake, balanced nutrition and avoidance of over-processed foods which is what we know promotes healthy development. It doesn't address infants. ...Read more
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