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What Can I Do To Help A Child With Auditory Neglect Function Understand
Can you tell me what you suggest if a child born with brain problem then what can we do for this child's better life?
Too vague to answer: There are many issues that involve a child's brain that have a variety of potential treatments and outcomes. Without better background information, no reasoned answer can be formulated.If you wish, start over , provide specific background and submit a new question.This is not a chat room, and past questions are not linked. ...Read more
Hard to generalize: LD's are all different.Sometimes it is an issue of input.A kid that does not learn well from listening to lectures may do better reading or visualizing what is being taught.If you discover how they learn best and use that input, they will do better.If it is a processing or memory deficit, it is harder to generalize an approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Support: When a loved one has an illness, it is best to be a good support system for them - but not in a smothering way. You may also want to educate yourself about depression. There are also support groups for families of loved ones with mental illness. Nami may be a good resource for you. ...Read more
Communication: If you are diabled, communication becomes very important. You need to tell your family what you enjoy & you need to know what they enjoy. You need to plan how your disability affects the things they enjoy a minimize & they need to plan accordingly to help you enjoy things your like to do and same for things you all like and would llike to do together. Communication is hte key. Keep lines open. ...Read more
I need help with my social skills but I think my health status has to do with me communicating with others. Can someone help me to communicate more.
Honesty and caring.: Mental disorders are difficult to treat in the best of circumstances. Part of the problem is the person may not believe that they have a problem. Give honest feedback about their behavior, mood, thinking; that they do/do not seem like their usual self. Speak honestly, offer to listen if they want to talk about medications or their frustrations. Remember, medications are tools for a better life. ...Read more
What to do if my son may be a rad (reactive attachment disorder) child what can I do to better help him?
Offer help : Anger often comes from frustration from not being able to accomplish goals. How can you give this person practical help in getting things done? Can you connect this person with other resources (for rides, group support, financial support, assistance with communication, attending recreational activities)? Practical help getting things done will be much more appreciated than empathy. ...Read more
Use experts: Ld has been declared an educational problem, not a medical one, and most expertise lies in the hands of educators, although there are specialists called educational psychologists who have extensive training in this area. Each type of ld requires a different approach, and most have several approaches. Broadly, one looks for a work-around, after identify where the problem lies. ...Read more
No desire to talk, work and socialize. Which doctor to visit and how can i change this kind of behavior?
What else is there to do when you have a child with adhd, and you don't want the child to take medication?
Change lifestyle: Provide structure at all times, firm and loving limit setting, break down commands to single ones, modify his diet, avoid sugary drinks and snacks, processed foods and food colorings. You may want to try omegas and never neglect therapy, behavior modification and time management skills. You need the guidance of teachers, therapists and nutritionists. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
When to do it: Not everyone should have surgery to control seizures. People who have failed 3 or more medications that should prevent seizures, and who have a focus or origin of their seizures (partial onset) may be candidates for epilepsy surgery. People with generalized epilepsy may find a vagal nerve stimulator to be helpful. Does that answer your question? ...Read more
2 year old with sensory processing disorder. Want to learn so I can help her in addition to her therapy. Any recommended reading? Thank you
How do I deal with a person's hearing impairment if they are ok with it and don't want hearing aids?
Scream at them: Until they get tired of your nagging. ...Read more
Can you please explain how and why with bipolar disorder have a hard time controlling their emotions?
By definition: Bipolar disorder is a condition whose very definition is that emotional highs and lows are both extreme and cyclic. Moods in bipolar are unusually far outside control by one's rational mind. This is a phenomenon rooted in how genetic influence on the brain, probably of nerve cells themselves: they fire in mutually-reinforcing clusters more readily than normal (mania) or less (depression). ...Read more
What to do if I have social anxiety disorder. what can I do to make him think I'm the more bubbly/chatty type?
Be yourself : If you try to be someone different than you are, you will likely become even more anxious. You don't need to be bubbly or chatty to be likeable. Dating tends to be a bit unsettling so even those without social anxiety may be a bit anxious. The more you date, the more comfortable you will become with the process or with a particular man. Visualization and relaxation can both help. ...Read more
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