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Posted by: Alaina White, AT, ATC on Apr 18, 2019


Considering your child’s skill level, as well as their size when buying or fitting their bike will make cycling less scary and make riding more enjoyable.

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Pediatric News You Can Use From America’s Largest Pediatric Hospital and Research Center

700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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The "What If" Game

The "What If" Game: Gaining Insight Into How Your Child Thinks

Apr 09, 2019

It’s fair to say that most parents worry about how their child would act in a potentially dangerous scenario. While many kids learn about “stranger danger” in school, it can be overlooked that abuse is most often perpetrated by someone the child or teen knows and trusts. Read More

Burn Injuries in Children

Burn Injuries in Children: How Occupational Therapy Can Help

Apr 04, 2019

According to the World Health Organization, burns are the fifth most common cause of non-fatal childhood injuries, so it’s important to be educated on other potential causes of burns. Read More

Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer

Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer: The Importance of Research to the AYA Community

Apr 03, 2019

The definition of the adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer patient has evolved over time, but in the United States, it is defined as those diagnosed with cancer between ages 15–39 years. AYA patients are a unique population with regard to both their cancer and psychosocial needs. Read More

Autism

Autism and Alternative Treatments: Are They Effective?

Apr 02, 2019

Alternative treatments are characterized by using non-mainstreamed practice in the place of conventional and proven treatments. Alternative treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder generally target the physiology or biology of the child, versus teaching new skills directly. Read More

Suicide Protocols

Warning Signs of Suicide on Social Media: What You Can Do When It’s Someone You Know

Mar 28, 2019

People are spending more time on social media than ever. Most posts are harmless depictions of life in general; status updates, pictures of friends or food, or even a joke. However, sometimes people discuss personal topics and show signs that things are not going well. Read More

Parenting Teens

Parenting Teenagers: Navigating the Choppy Waters of Adolescence

Mar 26, 2019

Parenting a teenager is a hard job. Finding creative strategies and solutions to address tough moments can help get you through those choppy waters of adolescence. Read More

WeeMove

WeeMove: Developmentally Appropriate Exercise in the ICU

Mar 22, 2019

To help our ICU patients avoid the health risks of prolonged time in bed, we developed a groundbreaking program called WeeMove. The goal of the program is get children moving early on in their hospital stay. Read More

ENT

When to Take Your Child to an ENT

Mar 21, 2019

Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialists can play an important role in a child’s care and treat a variety of conditions. Here are guidelines to help parents make decisions about when their child should see an ENT. Read More