22q Deletion Syndrome: Why Team Care is the Best Care

Children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q) and related disorders, such as 22q11.2 duplication syndrome, have unique medical, developmental, and behavioral... Read full post »
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Heart Murmur: What to Expect if Your Child is Diagnosed

Heart murmurs in children are very common. As many as half of all children will have a heart murmur at... Read full post »

Toxic Stress: How the Body’s Response Can Harm a Child’s Development

Stress that occurs continually, or is triggered by multiple sources, can take a toll on a child’s health. Toxic stress... Read full post »

Asperger’s Disorder: Providing Opportunities and Support for Children With ASD

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects a child’s ability to understand and engage in social relationships and causes them to have... Read full post »

Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction: Managing Leg Discrepancy

There are many different reasons for leg length discrepancy, but there are essentially two main causes: being born with a condition... Read full post »

Burn Injuries: Keeping Kids Safe in the Summertime

Every year we see summertime fun turn into summertime injury when children are severely hurt and hospitalized for burn injuries... Read full post »

The Lone Star Tick and Red Meat Allergy: Should You Be Concerned?

Recent headlines have grabbed attention due to proclamations of the Northward march of the Lone Star tick. Ticks are found... Read full post »

Kids and Treatment for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

From the age of five through adulthood, trauma is the leading cause of death, and many traumatic injuries involve brain... Read full post »