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April is National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month

Autism spectrum disorder (also called ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause major social, communication and behavior challenges. Some ...
Developmental milestones and adjusted age for premature babies

Developmental milestones and adjusted age for premature babies

During the first year of life, a baby grows and learns very quickly. Although babies develop at their own rate, most babies reach developmental milest ...
Do you know what CMV is?

Do you know what CMV is?

June is National Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Awareness Month. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, it’s important to know about CM ...
Developmental screenings are helpful for early diagnoses

Developmental screenings are helpful for early diagnoses

Before your baby leaves the hospital, he receives a series of tests called newborn screening. These tests look for serious but rare conditions, includ ...
Transitioning from the school year to summer

Transitioning from the school year to summer

If your child has special needs, the transition from the structure of the school year to that of a summer schedule can be very difficult. Even if your ...
Pragmatics – helping your child learn the rules of social language

Pragmatics – helping your child learn the rules of social language

If you have a child with a developmental or speech delay, you may have heard the term “pragmatics.” It refers to the use of language in a social setti ...

What is a Pediatric Neurologist?

A Pediatric or Child Neurologist specializes in treating problems of the brain, spinal cord, nervous system and muscles, in babies and children up thr ...
What is a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician?

What is a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician?

Is there a difference between a Pediatrician and a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician? In a simple word - yes. A Pediatrician is a medical docto ...