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  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism
    Communication
    Special Needs
    Autism Spectrum Disorders Family Handouts
    ... 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
    Discipline
    Parenting
    Connected Kids
    ... to remind your child about each step rather than doing it yourself or getting upset. It will take longer at first, but it is well worth it! Learning new skills makes your child more confident. Watch for good behavior like listening to you, being polite, and helping others. Praise good behavior...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Pediatric Care
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Pediatric Specialist Handouts
    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
    Nutrition
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care
    ... 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
    ADHD
    Special Needs
    ... Almost all children have times when their behavior veers out of control. However, for some children, these kinds of behaviors are more than an occasional problem. Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have behavioral problems that are so frequent and severe that they...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism
    Medications
    Autism Spectrum Disorders Family Handouts
    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
    ... Restricted interests or behaviors that are repeated often (called stereotyped behaviors) Autism spectrum disorder is present from birth but cannot be diagnosed in the first few months until the child further develops. Screening for early identification and treatment of ASD is progressing, but the age...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism
    Feeding
    Nutrition
    Autism Spectrum Disorders Family Handouts
    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
    .... 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 Medications...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism
    Special Needs
    Autism Spectrum Disorders Family Handouts
    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
    Alcohol
    Pregnancy
    Special Needs
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care
    ... controlling emotions, impulses, and behavior Trouble learning self-care activities The diversity of FASD manifestations calls for tailoring treatment to meet individual and family needs and to address possible lifelong disabilities, across the life span. Some common team members interacting with...