2014

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Unique health challenges for families of tweens and teens

Adolescence is a unique developmental period that presents both challenges and opportunities for children, parents and healthcare providers. Read...

 
 
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Early detection and intervention are key in autism treatment

With as many as 1 in 68 children being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as autism’s high profile in the media, parents of small children are often concerned about whether the disorder may affect their families. Read...

 
 
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What parents need to know about Auditory Processing Disorder

Academic difficulty is often a sign of Auditory Processing Disorder, especially when a child is not reading well or understanding what they are reading. Testing with an audiologist is the only way to identify it. Read...

 
 

Tips to help make potty training a success for your child

Like many developmental milestones in children, potty training success is based on each individual child. Take a few steps to help prepare them and when they're ready, they'll succeed.  Read...

 
 
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Five summer hazards to remember for a safe Fourth of July

Brush up on these safety tips to ensure a fun and memorable Fourth of July celebration.  Read...

 
 
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Five tips to balance technology use in your family

With summer upon us, we no longer have the school day to automatically limit to the amount of time our children spend glued to their screens at home. These tips will help you keep technology use balanced and healthy in your home.  Read...

 
 
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New leg lengthening procedure performed at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

The Precice leg lengthening system could mean less pain, faster healing time and less chance of infection for orthopedic patients.  Read...

 
 

How to get your new baby to sleep, so you can too

The adrenaline from the excitement of having a new baby starts to dwindle after about a month, and that's when sleep depravation quickly gets old and tired.  Read...

 
 
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What parents should do if they suspect their child has a speech or language problem

Parents often presume that language development will take off from the time their kids' say "mama" and "dada," and continue, but that is not always the case. Read...

 
 
 







 
 
 
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