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  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism Spectrum Disorder Toolkit
    Autism
    Communication
    Special Needs
    ... Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have a hard time relating to and communicating with other people. They may try to communicate through their behaviors. For example, children with ASD may have a hard time telling their parents that they do not want to do an activity that...
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    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...
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    Discipline
    Parenting
    Connected Kids (Violence Prevention)
    ... do something good. TIME-OUT—Setting limits for 2- to 5-year-olds When saying “no” is not enough, try using a time-out. It teaches your child that misbehaving is not a good way to get your attention and it stops the bad behavior. When the time-out is over, you and your child can start all...
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    Community
    Developmental Milestones
    Play
    Behavior Problems
    ... Consequences are what happens after a child breaks a rule. All children need universal rules and limits about what is good and bad behavior. They need consequences to help them learn the right choice. If the consequence is unpleasant (negative feedback or a punishment), the child is less...
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    Back Health
    Play
    Behavior Problems
    ... Copyright 2000-2019 Schmitt Pediatric Guidelines LLC Give Your Child Lots of Hugs When Being Good: Some parents don’t give enough verbal approval and physical affection (hugs and human touch). Don’t take good behavior for granted. Watch for behavior you like, then praise your...
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    Discipline
    Emotional Health
    Fighting
    Behavior Problems
    ... Hitting is the most common type of aggressive behavior Others include slapping, pinching, scratching, poking, hair-pulling, biting, kicking, shoving, and knocking down Hurting other people (assault) is not acceptable in the adult world. It’s not allowed on school grounds. It’s also...
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    Crying
    Developmental Milestones
    Nutrition
    Sleeping
    Newborn or Infant Problems
    ..., reflexes and behaviors These are normal and not signs of illness Go directly to the topic that relates to your question for advice. Normal primitive reflexes from immature nervous system Normal jitteriness when crying Normal sleep movements Normal breathing sounds and noises...
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    ADHD
    Special Needs
    ... As a parent, you can learn to be more confident and consistent in your interactions with your child. This can help your child with a personal understanding of—and strategies for managing—his or her behaviors, at home and beyond. Here are some evidence-based parent training programs that have...
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    Community
    Special Needs
    ... Developmental and behavioral interventions are interrelated and are the mainstay for educating and supporting people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Read on to learn more from the American Academy of Pediatrics about these interventions. Developmentally based interventions tend to...
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    ADHD
    Special Needs
    ... Table 1. Behavioral Therapy Techniques Technique Description Example Positive reinforcement Complimenting the child and providing rewards or privileges in response to a desired behavior The child completes an assignment and is permitted to play on the computer...
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    Nutrition
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools
    ... Pediatrician/primary care provider in the medical home Subspecialists, including geneticists, developmental- behavioral pediatricians, and endocrinologists Dieticians, who are crucial team members Physical, occupational, and speech-language therapists Classroom aides, who...
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    Community
    Developmental Milestones
    Special Needs
    ... behavioral, language, social, play, and cognitive strategies that are individualized to the child. If possible, the child should also receive direct speech, occupational, and physical therapies according to individual needs. Have clear goals. An individualized plan should include specific, observable, and...
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    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...