Sensory Processing Disorder Doesn't Have a Diagnosis Code
Sensory processing disorder is not a recognizable, stand-alone medical condition. This creates a multitude of problems from lack of appropriate treatment, loss of insurance coverage, and sometimes a loss of protections in school under IDEA
You’re Supposed to Listen to the Teacher?! My ADD Story
I was diagnosed with ADD in my early 40s. In hindsight, the signs were there at a young age.
ADHD Medication for Children: Making the Choice to Implement Medication to Your Child’s Treatment Plan
Choosing whether or not to implement ADHD medication in your child’s treatment plan is one of the hardest decisions parents of children with ADHD have to make. You know this decision will have a large impact on your child’s life and you just want to do what’s going help your child be successful.
What It's Really Like to Live With Cancer as a Child
Every day, 43 kids hear those dreaded few words, spoken usually to their parents: "Your child has cancer." On July 16th, 2015, I was one of those children.
How I Care for My CHD Heart Baby (and Take Care of Myself, Too)
Oftentimes, we parents forget that we need just as much support as the child(ren) we raise. If your child also has a health issue, you may completely forget to look after yourself.
Selective Mutism in Children: Why My Child Won't Speak at School
My daughter did not speak at school for three years. Find out exactly what selective mutism is and how it can be related to obsessive-compulsive disorder. Personal story and tips included.
24-Hour pH/Impedance Probe Test in Children: What to Expect
Know what to expect when a 24-hour pH/impedance probe monitoring study is ordered for your child to verify the presence of acid reflux and to determine the severity of any GERD that is present.
Children and CPAP: Adjusting to Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
CPAP use is not common in children, and it can be hard to find practical advice for helping children adjust to this therapy. A basic guide for starting CPAP therapy in children with sleep apnea.
The Baby Incubator: The Innovation That Saved My Daughter's Life
Also called an isolette, an incubator is basically a clear plastic box. For a premature baby, this box is the next best thing to being inside its mothers belly.
The Best Hearing Aid Accessories for Kids: Pediatric Clips and More
Your child wears hearing aids, or is going to get hearing aids soon. Which accessories will help keep those precious listening devices safe and comfortable for little ones?