Symptoms & Diagnoses

Seizures
Seizures

What Are Seizures? Seizures can be a co-morbid condition associated with a disability such as autism, Down Syndrome,...

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Tongue Tie
Tongue Tie

What Is Tongue Tie? Tongue tie, or Tethered Oral Tissue (TOT), also medically known as ankyloglossia, is commonly...

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Cradle Cap
Cradle Cap

What Is Cradle Cap? Cradle cap, “infantile seborrheic dermatitis”, is a collection of odd patches of a thick,...

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Developmental Delays
Developmental Delays

What Are Developmental Delays? Does your child have developmental delays? Typical delays are: Not rolling over on time...

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PANS PANDAS
PANS PANDAS

What Is PANS PANDAS? PANS PANDAS are newer diagnoses that your child's pediatrician or psychiatrist may not be aware...

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Lyme Disease
Lyme Disease

What Is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness infectious disease transmitted to humans by a black-legged...

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Skin Problems
Skin Problems

What Are Skin Problems? Skin problems are very common in children and may even be evident at birth due to some...

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Sleep Issues
Sleep Issues

If a child has sleep issues, then he or she is not getting restorative sleep that is crucial for brain development and...

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Structural Issues
Structural Issues

What Are Common Structural Issues Seen in Children Today? Often overlooked in children's chronic illnesses, but...

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Pain
Pain

Pain is a discomfort or suffering of varying degrees that is communicated to the brain by sensory neurons. Injury,...

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Thyroid Conditions
Thyroid Conditions

What Are Thyroid Conditions? Most childhood chronic conditions such as autism, ADHD, SPD and autoimmune disorders can...

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Retained Reflexes
Retained Reflexes

What Are Retained Reflexes? We all have reflex reactions to certain stimuli without even consciously thinking and an...

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Tummy Problems
Tummy Problems

Children often complain of tummy problems (minor gastrointestinal disturbances), which may be easily rectified with...

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Hyperlexia
Hyperlexia

Extremely early reading is called hyperlexia and is a sign of inappropriate neurodevelopment, especially in the area...

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Dyslexia
Dyslexia

The most consistent thing of children with dyslexia is their inconsistency! These children appear bright, highly...

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Learning Disability
Learning Disability

What Is a Learning Disability? A learning disability may come in many different shapes and sizes depending on the...

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Diabetes and Obesity
Diabetes and Obesity

What Are Obesity and Diabetes? Michelle Obama, in her capacity as First Lady, launched her “Let’s Move” campaign in...

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Asthma
Asthma

What Is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that inflames and narrows the airways making it difficult...

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Allergies
Allergies

What Are Allergies? Allergies are reactions to foreign substances by the immune system. The body’s defense system...

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Chronic Infections
Chronic Infections

What Are Chronic Infections? Chronic infections, such as repeated ear, sinus and bladder infections, as well as Strep,...

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Autoimmune Disorders
Autoimmune Disorders

What Are Autoimmune Disorders? Autoimmune disorders are inflammatory conditions in which antibodies, protein molecules...

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Toe Walking
Toe Walking

It’s not unusual to see a two-year-old child toe walking. This just may be how they are learning to navigate their...

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Failure to Thrive
Failure to Thrive

A seemingly normal baby who refuses to eat, doesn’t grow and has been tested for everything with no apparent results...

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