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Doctor insights on: What Toys Affect Child Physical Cognitive Development

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How hard is it raising child with cognitive disability?

How hard is it raising child with cognitive disability?

Depends: It depends on the type and severity of the disability.A thorough assessment and prompt intervention, accompanied by parent skill training optimizes the outcome. ...Read more

Toys (Definition)

Toys is a topic that includes recommendations for choices of toys, and for avoiding choking or injuries when playing with toys. A toy is any object created for a person to play ...Read more


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How can I find out if my child’s toys have been recalled?

How can I find out if my child’s toys have been recalled?

www.cpsc.gov: The consumer products safety commission is the government agency that handles toy recalls. Safety issues regarding many other types of products are handled by the cpsc. One can report dangerous products to them at their website: www.Cpsc.Gov. ...Read more

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Is it safe to buy used toys for my child?

Is it safe to buy used toys for my child?

Yes: In general, it is safe to buy used toys. Disinfect them before use, and check them against recall lists to make sure they have not been recalled. ...Read more

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What are some indestructible toys for autistic child?

What are some indestructible toys for autistic child?

Many treatments: There are a plethora of toys for autistic children that they can both play with & that will help with some of their sensory issues. Here is one site, but there are many others. If your child is seeing an occupational therapist, he can direct you to ones that are appropriate for your child. http://www.nationalautismresources.com/toysandgames.html?gclid=Cj0KEQjwur2eBRDtvMS0gIuS-dYBEiQANBPMRwWJrUhXYH ...Read more

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My child sniffs a toy stuffed bear all night because of the smell is this safe?

My child sniffs a toy stuffed bear all night because of the smell is this safe?

Self soothing: Children often engage in self soothing behaviors such as sniffing toys and blankets, rubbing hair and ears, etc. This is common and usually poses no health risks. ...Read more

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What are ways in which i can help stimulate my babys brain development; like games and toys. She is 10 months. ?

What are ways in which i can help stimulate my babys brain development; like games and toys. She is 10 months. ?

Baby deveopment: Even young children benefit from your reading to them. Exposure to music, lots of visual stimulation and games, especially ones that require interaction with you. Toys such as blocks and shapes encourage children to develop familiarity and visual spatial activities. ...Read more

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Are magnetic toys dangerous to a child's health?

Are magnetic toys dangerous to a child's health?

Don't swallow: The danger of magnetic toys is if the child is at an age where he/she can swallow the magnet. Swallowing magnets can cause serious intestinal problems, including perforation. I would refrain from buying toys with small magnets for babies and toddlers definitely. ...Read more

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How can I teach my child to be fair with his toys?

How can I teach my child to be fair with his toys?

By example: Children learn by observing others. Serve as the best example of appropriate behavior. Point out to him the inappropriate behavior of others. Reward good behavior and help him understand his inappropriate behavior. ...Read more

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Do toys and cartoons affect my child's body image?

Do toys and cartoons affect my child's body image?

Toys Come w/Messages: Toy figures & cartoon figures r stand-ins 4real people. Consider barbie, ken & friends: do u remember seeing a wide range of body types? Of racial features? Even manufacturers of more realistic barbie-like dolls have stuck 2a narrow range of types. Ever see an overweight barbie- or ken-type doll? A below- or above-average height one? If such dolls were hyped on tv & sold, what msg would kids get? ...Read more

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