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Child health

The Beginning…

Let’s Talk Kids’ Health is a blog started in January 2016 by a behavioral pediatrician and health services researcher in Indianapolis. My impetus for launching this blog was to reach out to other pediatric providers, early childhood experts, schools and families with the intent to share ideas and tools and start dialogues around kids’ health. …

ADHD

Battling the myths of ADHD & Taking One Day At a Time

Today’s column by Valerie Strauss “If you can pay attention, you do not have ADHD”–and 9 other misconceptions about the disorder” was a great read.  Ms. Strauss highlights the Top 10 Myths of ADHD by Dr. Ned Hallowell, a child and adult psychiatrist. This list is a good for families of newly diagnosed children or in situations where …

Handout for families: Guns & Playdates
Gun Safety Handouts

Tips on How to Talk with Kids about Guns

After talking with a few parents & colleagues about my last post: “Kids and Guns: It’s about Child Safety” it became clear that a follow up post was needed.  While playdate cards help parents talk to other parents, what resources are there to help non-gun owning families talk to children about guns? S0, how do you start the conversation …

ADHD Handouts

Helping kids with ADHD talk about “My Today”

When families face chronic diseases, it is especially important to encourage their active participation with the medical team. This is the hallmark of the “chronic care model,” which encourages medical providers and the patient/family to work together. Chronic diseases often require lifestyle and behavior change to maximize outcomes. This is especially true in pediatrics and behavioral conditions. Published clinical …

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