• Hydrocephalus and Shunts

    Hydrocephalus is the abnormal accumulation of spinal fluid, called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), within the brain. Hydrocephalus can be caused by a structural defect in the brain or spine that blocks CSF and causes it to accumulate. Sometimes a brain injury, especially one that causes bleeding, can interfere

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  • Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools—Neurofibromatosis (NF) and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)

    There are many types of neurocutaneous syndromes (syndromes that include skin findings). The most common is neurofibromatosis (NF). There are 7 types of NF. Although they are all different, they all have skin and neurologic findings. Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is the most common type, and, while

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  • Down Syndrome

    Down syndrome is a relatively common birth defect caused by extra genetic material from chromosome 21 (ie, there are 3 copies of chromosome 21 rather than 2). This syndrome affects the physical and intellectual development of the child.

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  • Heart Conditions, Functional

    Approximately 4,000 children are diagnosed with Kawasaki disease every year and most are younger than 5 years.

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  • Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools—Childhood Obesity

    Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. It occurs when a child is well above the normal weight for the child’s age and height.

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  • Bleeding Disorders: An Overview

    Bleeding disorders vary in types and severity, so it is best to get details about the specific child’s needs from parents/ guardians and the child’s specialty doctors.

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  • Gastrostomy Tubes

    Gastrostomy tubes are placed in children for many reasons, including prematurity, feeding problems, and brain disorders, and they have become more prevalent as lifesaving medical treatments for children have improved.

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  • Hearing Loss and Deafness

    The Care Plan for children with hearing loss may include

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  • Celiac Disease (Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy)

    The treatment team includes a pediatric gastroenterologist and registered dietitians or nutritionists.

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  • Diabetes

    Physical activity is important to the health of children with type 2 diabetes, so outdoor play is part of their therapy. Children with type 1 diabetes should be able to play normally. Staff should take a portable pack with insulin, syringes, high-calorie supplements, and glucagon in case of emergency

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  • Cancer

    Ask the child’s oncologist for suggested training resources.

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  • Allergic Skin Conditions

    Estimates are that up to 20% of infants and young children may be affected by eczema at some point. There is no good data about how frequently hives and contact dermatitis occur.

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  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    Behavior management skills that can be included in a Care Plan include

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  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of developmental disabilities caused by a problem with the brain. Children with ASDs have trouble in 3 core areas of their development.

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  • Allergies: An Overview

    Allergies are very common. In a national study of children with special health care needs, 53% had allergies of some type.

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  • Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

    Develop strategies for accommodating children with cleft lip or cleft palate. Suggestions include

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Our Pediatric Office

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

08:00 am - 12:00 pm - Only same-day, urgent, sick visits by appointment.*

Sunday:

Closed