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  • Patient Education Handouts
    Extended Library
    ... PDF file size: 1.34 MB PDF pages: 1 (original size is 11"x17") A poster developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Communications and Media to promote HealthyChildren.org/MediaUsePlan –– a new interactive online tool for parents. The poster also highlights ways...
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    Special Needs
    Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care
    ... vision or hearing can affect development. Diagnosing and addressing problems with seeing or hearing is important to promoting development. Risk factors have a cumulative impact on development. As the number of risk factors increases, a child is put at greater risk for developmental delay. The...
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    Adolescents
    Autism
    School-aged Children
    Special Needs
    Students
    Autism Spectrum Disorders Family Handouts
    Adolescents and School-aged Children
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    ... Inclusion describes an approach toward education that allows children who require additional educational services to receive those supports in regular classrooms with typically developing peers. The goal of inclusion is for all children and youth with disabilities to attend school in the least...
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    Autism
    Emergencies
    Autism Spectrum Disorders Family Handouts
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    Safety and Prevention
    ... Family handout from Autism: Caring for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Resource Toolkit for Clinicians, 2nd Edition, developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Children With Disabilities Autism Subcommittee (ASC). CONTENTS This editable form can be used...
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    Developmental Milestones
    Home Safety
    Surgery
    ... run. May walk across a large room without falling or wobbling from side to side. 2 years Starts to climb up and down the stairs on own. Can run without falling (occasional falls do not count). 3 years Can pedal a tricycle. Although no 2 children develop at the same rate, they...
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    Nutrition
    Extended Library
    ... know that for the first year of life your baby will still get most of her nutrition from breast milk or formula — even after she starts eating solid foods. Starting solid foods is an important part of your baby’s development. Use these tips to start solid foods off right — and set your baby on...
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    Diabetes
    Nutrition
    Obesity
    Pediatric Care
    Pediatric Subspecialists
    Puberty
    Special Needs
    Steroids
    Students
    Pediatric Specialist Handouts
    .... Problems seen by pediatric endocrinologists are often quite different from those commonly seen by endocrinologists who care for adults. Special training in pediatric conditions as they relate to growth and development is important. Hormonal problems are often present for life. Pediatric endocrinologists...
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    Autism
    Pediatric Care
    Autism Spectrum Disorders Family Handouts
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... doctor may also look at your child's birth records to make sure all of the newborn screening tests were normal. If these results cannot be found, new tests may be ordered. The pediatrician will look at your child's medical and developmental history, current development, physical appearance, behavior...
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    Eye Health
    Lazy Eye
    Learning Disabilities
    ... vision problems and information on various eye conditions. A baby’s vision develops quickly during the first year of life. Newborns can see large shapes and faces, as well as bright colors. By 3 to 4 months, most babies can focus on a variety of smaller objects and tell the difference...
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    Newborns
    SIDS
    Sleeping
    .... Parents and caregivers often worry about the baby developing a flat spot on the back of the head because of sleeping on the back. Though it is possible for a baby to develop a flat spot on the head, it usually rounds out as they grow older and sit up. There are ways to reduce the risk of the baby...
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    Back Health
    Eating Disorders
    Physical Activity
    Sports
    Injury Prevention
    ... Female athlete triad refers to the combination of 3 medical conditions—energy availability, menstrual problems, and weak bones—seen in competitive female athletes. Prevention of the female athlete triad is important because the triad can interfere with normal growth and development, cause...
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    Autism
    Communication
    Developmental Milestones
    Speech Development
    ... there are concerns about delays in development. Children develop at different rates, but they usually are able to do certain things at certain ages. Following are general developmental milestones. Keep in mind that they are only guidelines. If you have any questions about your baby's development...
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    Hearing Screening
    Newborns
    ... learn is through hearing. If they have problems with hearing and do not receive the right treatment and early intervention services, babies will have trouble with speech and language development. There are 2 screening tests that may be used. Automated Auditory Brainstem Response (AABR)— This test...
  • Patient Education Handouts
    Autism
    Communication
    Pediatric Care
    Autism Spectrum Disorders Family Handouts
    Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues
    Promoting Pediatric Care
    ... used first at home, then in a structured preschool. It calls for a trained interdisciplinary team to implement a developmental curriculum, focus on encouraging interpersonal skills, develop spontaneous and reciprocal imitation and object use, focus on cognitive aspects of play, and partner with parents...
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    Infections
    Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care
    ... bodies. If there are no findings of infection in a child’s body other than the positive TST result, the child usually requires only one antibiotic. If the chest x-ray result is abnormal, this is called active disease. The child may require multiple antibiotics. If an infected child does develop...