Most parents don’t stop worrying about their child after they turn 18. For parents of young adults with lifelong medical conditions and cognitive or learning disorders, there is an added worry of whether their child can be their own advocate.
Even though there is a lot of debate about how to prevent summer learning loss, we know that kids who are actively engaged in learning during the summer are better set up for success down the road. Here are some tips to keep kids learning.
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For a lot of children, summer means no school, warm weather and staying up late. While we want summer to be a time for our kids to relax and enjoy themselves, we also know that children strive and feel most safe when there is a sense of routine to their every day. Read More
Until quite recently, pancreatitis was thought to be almost exclusively a disease of adults and most frequently associated with alcohol abuse. However, pancreatitis occurs in all age groups, even infants. Read More
“After” is a digital book that was self-published in 2013 by author, Anna Todd. The series has been compared to “Fifty Shades of Gray” and “Twilight”, both of which highlight unhealthy relationships between the male and female lead characters. Read More
Memorial Day is approaching, which is traditionally the start of summer and the kickoff of “boating season.” When you head out on a boat this summer have fun, make memories and remember these important tips. Read More
When it comes to sunscreen, many parents want to use natural, organic, vegan or homemade products. But, when it comes to protecting your kids’ skin, it’s important to use regulated, commercially available sunscreen. Read More
As the weather warms and kids head outdoors, the chance for injury rises. Where should families seek help when accidents occur? The answer depends on the nature of your child’s injury and the services offered in your community. Read More
As a pediatric allergist, I meet families from all types of backgrounds who share concerns about common childhood conditions such as asthma, environmental allergies, food allergies and eczema. These topics generate quite a few questions from primary care colleagues and other specialists. Read More