Health - Physical and Mental

  • Description:
    A fact sheet about Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) including information on signs, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. There is additional information as to what parents should do if they think their child might have ASD or they think there could be a problem with the way their child plays, learns, speaks, or acts.
    Review Date: 7/11/2017
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    First aid tips for common childhood accidents including cuts, scrapes, burns, nosebleeds, splinters, eye trauma and insect bites. Also includes a list of first-aid essentials that every home should have.
    Review Date: 4/24/2017
  • Description:
    Provides information about fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
    Review Date: 4/8/2017
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    Information is available on diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, coexisting conditions, and educational rights of children and teens with ADHD.
    Review Date: 2/27/2017
  • Description:
    Includes guidelines for foster parents regarding how they can know if the children in their home have been exposed to domestic violence and how they can help them if they have witnessed domestic violence.
    Review Date: 8/4/2017
  • Description:
    Includes personal accounts of parents who lost a child.
    Review Date: 6/15/2017
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    Measures to protect children and teens from accidental firearm injury and suicide are discussed.
    Review Date: 6/15/2017
  • Description:
    Provides an overview of H1N1 in children (symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment) as well as aftercare instructions, ambulatory care, and discharge care.
    Review Date: 4/10/2017
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    Healthy dental habits for parents to care for their children's teeth to avoid decay. Includes tips for your baby's first dental visit and information on fluoride and pacifiers.
    Review Date: 4/22/2017
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    Provides information on why teens may not take prescriptions and gives tips for helping teens comply to regimens.
    Review Date: 4/22/2017
  • Description:
    Signs of grieving in children & adolescents are outlined and a list of things to help a child overcome loss is provided. Organizations and resources that can provide useful materials and referral information are listed.
    Review Date: 7/24/2017
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    Tips for parents and caregivers to help young children who have been exposed to trauma, including links to outside resources.
    Review Date: 3/9/2017
  • Description:
    The booklet discusses the importance of healthy eating habits and physical activity for children. The booklet also includes parent tips and resources to promote healthy habits in children.
    Review Date: 6/20/2017
  • Description:
    Provides tips and tricks on how to begin healthy eating habits with your child and how to avoid bad habits.
    Review Date: 2/9/2017
  • Description:
    A guide which identifies legal and financial resources available to those with disabilities. It offers tips to hire the right home remodeler, and suggests modifications throughout the home to make the space as accommodating as possible.
    Review Date: 7/25/2017

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