Communication Considerations for Parents of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children
Deafness or hearing impairment affects not only a child who is deaf or has a hearing loss, but also the child's family, friends, and teachers. For hundreds of years, people have debated the best ways to develop communication skills and provide education for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Here...
Child Development Infants - (0-1 year old)
Developmental Milestones Cognitive development for your baby means the learning process of memory, language, thinking and reasoning. Your baby is learning to recognize the sound of your voice. She is also learning to focus her vision from the periphery or the corner of her eyes to the center.... Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis
Description Diphtheria is an acute bacterial disease involving primarily the tonsils, pharynx, larynx, nose, skin, and occasionally other mucous membranes. The characteristic lesion is marked by a patch or patches of an adherent grayish membrane with a surrounding inflammation. Tetanus is an... AIA Supports Gay/Lesbian Adoptive Families
Calls for an end to "gender politics" In a press release dated March 15, 2002, the American Infertility Association (AIA) called for an end to politics and "gender politics" in adoption, and announced its support for all families, regardless of sexual orientation. The...
Do Breastfed Babies Have Higher IQs
May 12, 2008, 9:02 pm
A new study found that children who were exclusively breastfed for at least the first three months of life scored about six points higher on IQ tests at six years old then those who were bottle fed or partially bottle fed. As an adoptive parent, do you feel a twinge of guilt when you hear about... MRSA Infections Kill More Americans Than HIV/AIDS
October 24, 2007, 6:35 am
Yesterday, I learned that our local elementary school had reported a case of MRSA. Usually if something is going around the school, a note comes home with my child. However, this school infection was actually reported as news on a local radio station, which caused me to do some research.... Eli Stone
January 31, 2008, 12:43 pm
Feel like watching TV tonight? Well, Iíve decided that tuning into the new ABC drama, Eli Stone is going to be worth the watch. Why? Because itís in the center of the autism controversy.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has called for ABC to cancel the first episode of this series ...
AMERICAN BOARD OF PEDIATRICS
IN THE November 1958 issue of Pediatrics (22:1001, 1958) the Examinations Committee of the American Board of Pediatrics published a detailed account of the written examination to be given on January 9, 1959. Since the general ... American Academy of Pediatrics, 141 Northwest Point Blvd., ...
Child Care Search Results
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Kids Safety Experts - Home
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, 22% of children under the age of 6 incur home-related injuries each year. Many of these injuries and fatalities-due to fire, suffocation, drowning, falls and poisoning might have been prevented if the homes had been adequately child-proofed!