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My child aging 6 years have very short memory in reading, what should do?

My child aging 6 years have very short memory in reading, what should do?

Ideally, he should : Be evaluated by a child psychologist to assess his intellectual ability, awareness of phonemes (the smallest units of sound in a language) & other language skills, visual-perceptual skills, attention & memory. His pediatrician can screen vision, hearing & development. Ask his school to determine his eligibility for educational intervention. If he's not eligible now, seek private tutoring. ...Read more

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Seeing your mom dead at the age of 12 what king of damage can that do to a child? I am 25 now and seems I have learning problems as in memory issues

Seeing your mom dead at the age of 12 what king of damage can that do to a child? I am 25 now and seems I have learning problems as in memory issues

Memory problems: I am so so sorry that happened to you at such a young age. Is it possible you are suffering from PTSD or depression? Any feelings of hopelessness, guilt? Any social withdrawal? Insomnia or crying spells? Weight loss or gain? Fatigue? Difficulty concentrating? Anxiety and depression often travel together. I sincerely doubt there are many true hypochondriacs. Most people feel bad for a reason. ...Read more

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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 .?

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

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What is the recommended age for a childs first dental exam?

What is the recommended age for a childs first dental exam?

1st tooth/1st Bday: The american association of pediatric dentists suggest that your child visit the dentist when either their first tooth erupts or by their first birthday. During this appointment, the dentist will discuss eating and brushing habits. This helps your child get 'used to' someone else being in their mouth. Children who have dental visits within the first 2 years experience less anxiety. ...Read more

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What is a great age for a woman to have her first child?

What is a great age for a woman to have her first child?

Not such a thing.: Pregnancy and maternity is hard to time with the rest of your life, career and relationships. Having the support of the prospective father and/or your support system is important. You want to be healthy and realistic about the changes that will come with this biological privilege at any age. ...Read more

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What is the average age for females to have a first child in the u.S.?

What is the average age for females to have a first child in the u.S.?

Tricky question: Nowadays you see girls having babies at 11 /13 14 years old.Hard to say.That is really more personal and depends on when you are ready to raise a child. ...Read more

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What is the average age for a child's first dentist visit in the u.S.?

What is the average age for a child's first dentist visit in the u.S.?

By First Birthday: Actually the average age is probably much older than that. By the first birthday is the recommended age of first dental visit by the american academy of pediatrics and the american academy of pediatric dentistry. It is very important to establish the "dental home" early for children. Education an prevention can begin at that time for a lifetime of good dental health. ...Read more

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What is a good age for a woman to have her first child?

What is a good age for a woman to have her first child?

Depends: There is no correct answer. It depends on her health, personal goals, aspirations, culture, and financial situation. This is a personal decision made taking into account the needs and desires of the woman and her partner ...Read more

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Is a pacifier harmful to a child by a certain age beyond the first birthday?

Is a pacifier harmful to a child by a certain age beyond the first birthday?

Slightly.: It interferes with development of proper dental occlusion. Otoh, an old professor of mine used to say, "let them have their binkies. An orthodontist is cheaper than a psychaitrist.". ...Read more

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Is it possible that a child suddenly shows signs of allergies for the first time, at almost 5 years of age?

Is it possible that a child suddenly shows signs of allergies for the first time, at almost 5 years of age?

YES: Allergies happen when your bodies immune system become "sensitized" to something "x" and develop antibodies to it. Over time your child has multiple exposures to x (years 1-4) and became sensitized. We are rarely if ever allergic to anything when born; but develop them over time (and exposure). So it would be quite normal to "suddenly" become allergic at age 5 even if they had it many previous. ...Read more