Details, Details, Details

Details, Details, Details

For those who like a lot of detail, here is a comprehensive list of what your child (and you) should be screened for, along with the appropriate timeline.   Read Full Article...

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Screening Isn’t Diagnosing

Screening Isn’t Diagnosing

​​​Pediatricians start screening your baby for signs of developmental or communication challenges like autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from his or her very first well-child visit. Your pediatrician observes how your baby giggles, looks to you for reassurance, tries to...

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“Children are supposed to be…”

“Children are supposed to be…”

Watching your child grow and develop new skills is one of the most exciting aspects of being a parent. All parents anticipate and track their child’s development, and the majority of the time children meet their milestones on time. However, parents get concerned...

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Delayed Development? No Worries.

Delayed Development? No Worries.

Motor delays are common in children, but early recognition can optimize outcomes through timely referrals from the medical home to pediatric specialists and developmental therapists.   Read Full Article...

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The Importance of Early Screening

The Importance of Early Screening

Shortly after birth, your baby will have screening tests to detect a variety of congenital conditions. These tests are designed to detect problems early in order to treat them promptly, prevent disabilities, and save lives. Screening Tests There is some variability...

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