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  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism
    Communication
    Special Needs
    Autism Spectrum Disorder Toolkit
    ... Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) may have a hard time relating to and communicating with other people. They may attempt to communicate through their behaviors. For example, children with ASDs may have a hard time telling their parents that they do not want to do an activity that...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Pediatric Care
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    Growth and Development
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... Developmental-behavioral pediatricians understand that children's development and behavior happen first and foremost in the context of the family. They seek to understand the family's view of the problem and the effect of the child's problem on the family. Developmental-behavioral pediatricians...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Discipline
    Parenting
    Connected Kids (Violence Prevention)
    .... It's okay to say, Teach your child right from wrong with words and actions. Children need to know when they do something bad and when they do something good. Praising your child will encourage good behavior and reduce bad behavior, but part of a parent's job is to correct bad behavior...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Nutrition
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools
    ... 15,000 to 30,000 births. Children with PWS tend to be short and to have obesity, with characteristic facial features. Findings include short stature, incomplete sexual development, intellectual deficits, and behavioral issues. They have obsessive behavior toward foods, which can cause problems...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Emotional Health
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    ... Have you noticed a recent change in your child's behavior? Is she having trouble getting along with friends? Is he failing school? Is this new behavior affecting your family? If you are concerned, remember that your child's doctor can help. He or she may also suggest that your child see a...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism
    Medications
    Autism Spectrum Disorder Toolkit
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    Safety and Prevention
    ... Medications are not the primary treatment for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Medications have not been shown to directly improve language or social skills. However, medications may help with behaviors that get in the way of progress in your child's intervention program. Such behaviors...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism
    Special Needs
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools
    ... Most research supports intense behaviorally based intervention for symptoms of ASD using structured teaching and the principles of applied behavioral analysis. Speech-language therapy is the most common therapy provided for children with ASD, because speech is often delayed. Children with...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism
    Feeding
    Nutrition
    Autism Spectrum Disorder Toolkit
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    Nutrition and Fitness
    ... such as how the child can taste and smell, and be the result of learned patterns of behavior. Up to three-quarters of children with ASDs may have problems with mealtime behavior and food choice. These problems include Limited range of food texture, color, taste, or temperature Food rituals or...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism
    Communication
    Community
    Special Needs
    Extended Library
    ... in ASD? How is the diagnosis made? What are some other medical disorders associated with ASD? What are some of the medical conditions associated with ASD? What are some of the behavioral conditions associated with ASD? What are some of the emotional conditions associated with ASD...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Head Injury
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools
    ... The pediatrician/primary care provider in the medical home Pediatric specialists, including neurologists and developmental-behavioral pediatricians Pediatric rehabilitation specialists Neuropsychologists Physical, occupational, and speech-language therapists...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism
    Special Needs
    Autism Spectrum Disorder Toolkit
    Adolescents and School-aged Children
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    Growth and Development
    ... Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurologically based disability that affects a child’s social skills, communication, and behavior. Because most children with ASD will master early motor skills such as sitting, crawling, and walking on time, parents may not initially notice delays in...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism
    General Health
    Nutrition
    Special Needs
    Autism Spectrum Disorder Toolkit
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    ... evidence at this point that children with ASDs have unique microscopic abnormalities in their intestines or overgrowth of yeast or other organisms that worsen behavior. A child with an ASD who has GI problems should be evaluated for his symptoms as any other child would. Constipation and diarrhea may...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Alcohol
    Pregnancy
    Special Needs
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools
    ... effects, including abnormalities that are physical, mental, or behavioral (or a combination of those abnormalities), and learning disabilities. Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the effect that has the most explicit clinical diagnostic criteria, based on a specific constellation of physical, behavioral, and...