New PDF release: A Toss Of The Dice: Stories From A Pediatrician's Practice

By Natasha T. Hays

ISBN-10: 1423709934

ISBN-13: 9781423709930

ISBN-10: 1843107880

ISBN-13: 9781843107880

Informed from a pediatrician's standpoint, A Toss of the cube finds what it truly is prefer to diagnose and deal with little ones with developmental difficulties. Natasha T. Hays makes use of tales from her pediatric perform to demonstrate the demanding situations confronted through youngsters with types of precise wishes, together with autism, bipolar sickness, genetic syndromes, cerebral palsy, cognizance deficit hyperactivity affliction, and giftedness. during this hugely readable ebook, Hays combines tales of inspirational kids with valuable clinical info and healing procedures. A Toss of the cube exhibits the human point of view of the interplay among medical professional and sufferer. It informs mom and dad, academics, medical professionals and future health pros in addition to the overall reader.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Toss Of The Dice: Stories From A Pediatrician's Practice PDF

Similar child psychology books

Young Minds in Social Worlds: Experience, Meaning, and - download pdf or read online

Katherine Nelson re-centers developmental psychology with a revived emphasis on improvement and alter, instead of foundations and continuity. She argues that kids be obvious now not as scientists yet as participants of a neighborhood of minds, striving not just to make feel, but additionally to percentage meanings with others.

The Child Within: Taking the Young Person's Perspective by - download pdf or read online

Many teenagers look bothered. occasionally their behaviour can intimidate or just baffle. Drawing at the ideas of non-public build thought and now absolutely up-to-date in keeping with well known call for, the kid inside of is helping advance our knowing of ways little ones make experience of the realm and themselves - and gives options for resolving the dilemmas they face.

Read e-book online Residential Interventions for Children, Adolescents, and PDF

Now greater than ever there's a have to make sure that most sensible practices are getting used in residential courses. because the concentrate on expenses and results elevate, residential courses needs to truly reveal that the interventions supplied are effective and potent. Readers will how one can: Create strength-based, empowering and therapeutic environments; greater interact and companion with little ones, teenagers and households, in significant methods; aid those that have skilled trauma and loss, and to avoid and cast off using restraint and seclusion; appreciate and comprise cultural indices in practices; teach, mentor, supervise, help and empower employees approximately the way to convey promising and most sensible practices, and evidence-informed and evidence-based interventions; and tune long term results, and create investment suggestions to raised aid sustained confident results.

Extra resources for A Toss Of The Dice: Stories From A Pediatrician's Practice

Example text

Parents always worry that their children’s problems relate to something they did wrong, and in this case, it was true. I did tell her not to blame herself too much, because addiction is a very difficult problem to overcome, and I knew she would not deliberately have hurt her baby. We encouraged her to go to Alcoholics Anonymous or to see a counselor. She found the strength to do this, though she worried to us that she would get in trouble with the law for having damaged her child. She has been sober for four years now and devotes a good bit of time to teaching others about the problem and counseling pregnant women who are drinking.

I know one mother, a former drinker, who has a child with fetal alcohol syndrome. When we saw her child, he was seven and in his second year of kindergarten. Although friendly and likeable, he was extremely active, climbing under tables, turning flips down the hall and ripping the pillows GENETICS AND SYNDROMES 51 off the rocking chair. We certainly had no worries about his large muscle skills! Finally, Lucy, our social worker, stopped him and held him in her lap. Nicky wriggled and squirmed for a while, but then settled in to cuddle.

The rule of thumb given to doctors is that if there is unexplained mental retardation in a child who has a family with a history of developmental delay, do the blood test for Fragile X. Some doctors even test anyone with an unexplained developmental delay. I used to see a delightful family with a child, Damone, who was severely retarded because his mother had been exposed to toxoplasmosis, a virus sometimes found in cat feces, while she was pregnant. ) Damone was an exceptionally sweet child with a smile and a laugh for everyone, and I always enjoyed his visits.

Download PDF sample

A Toss Of The Dice: Stories From A Pediatrician's Practice by Natasha T. Hays


by Daniel
4.0

Rated 4.65 of 5 – based on 45 votes