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Speech Activities For 2 Year Olds
Firstsigns.org has : developmental & autism-specific screens. Developmental & behavioral info are on healthychildren.org. A few by 2: jump with both feet off the ground. Scribble, copy vertical & horizontal lines. Throw ball overhand. Self-feed with spoon, hold & drink from open-mouth cup. 50 or more words, 2-word phrases, 50% intellible. Follow simple commands. Respond to time-out. Doff & don shirt & pants ...Read more
If ur five year old child is suffering from speech difficultys , short term memory loss, blood noses , dosent act her age is very slow at learning .?
Consult a physician: These serious symptoms could be indicative of a medical and/ or developmental condition that needs immediate attention. Please see your pediatrician as soon as possible and tell them what's going on. ...Read more
Can a 17 years old person be diagnosed with ADHD recently after having excellent grades until age of 14 years ?
My 2 year old son suffers terrible travel sickness, the doctor has prescribed 1/2 a tab of kwells (lindane) kids. But they are for 4 yr olds! will he be ok?
Scopolamine for: Children? That's scary. Called "the devil's breath" in colombia, from the borrachero tree, "borracho" means "drunk" in spanish", with potential side effects of hallucinations, dizziness, rapid pulse, ; more, scopolamine is not a medication whose safety ; efficacy have been proven in children. Have him look at the horizon, roll down the window a bit ; don't let him "read" or play video games. ...Read more
14 year old girl playing competitive soccer with 20 year olds. Chances of concussion? Had one last year. What about serious brain injury?
Occupational therapy for 12 year old with nvld. Very intelligent adult size boy who memorizes rather than writing due to difficulty writing?
May not help much: Occupational therapy can help people with fine motor control problems such as the ability to write, type, or otherwise use the hands, wrists, arms. If a child's brain is different, causing him difficulty in dealing with ideas, words, phrases, sentences, etc..., then it is not a motor skill problem, and may not benefit much from o.T. It may be worth a brief try, to see if there is improvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See pediatrician: You should have your child see his pediatrician for a definite diagnosis, as many things can cause a persistent chronic cough - depending on the severity of the symptoms and other symptoms. It could be allergies, asthma, reflux, a virus, or other infection - to name some common causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good question: It depends which studies you are looking at. Most will define it as less than 19 years old. By changing the definition though to an earlier age the statistics will obviously change. Most news stories do not usually clarify that. For accurate numbers go to the national campaign to prevent teen pregnancy website. They are a well funded nonpartisan group with accurate information. ...Read more
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Depends...: By immobile, do you mean wheelchair-bound, special needs, or just generally inactive? If it's one of the former, then I strongly suggest referral to a good physical therapist. They can examine muscle bulk and tone, joint mobility, pressure points, and then set goals and tailor therapy to his needs, and they can recommend effective and appropriate exercises for home! ...Read more
CDC: There are a list of the recommended vaccines on the center for disease control website-cdc.Gov. ...Read more
What kinds of activities are recommended for a nonverbal 12 year old female who has angelman's syndrome?
Angelman's syndrome: Generally these kids are good with music or drawing. They also do well on the computers. Another good thing is jewellery designing. So these are some of the things that a 12 year old can do.On computers they do good designing. The can paint well, lot of places have exhibitions of special kids work, put her work there and see her excel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Autistic 8 year old boy has brother (5 years) with speech impairment, their cousin (6 years) is hyperlexic. Do you recommend any genetic testing?
No: There are probably genetic factors in all of these, but these are polygenic. Hyperlexic kids often do very well in life. You won't find a single locus mutated that will inform a decision about preventing more children like this from being born. Genetic testing is for major, catastrophic illnesses like cystic fibrosis or muscular dystrophy -- single-gene diseases. ...Read more
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