Archives

Archived Articles of Interest:

Back-to-School Tips

I’m Sorry, No More Ducks

Spring and Summer Safety Tips

10 Ways to Help Kids Fall in Love with Being Outside

Winter Safety Tips

Adverse Health Effects of Marijuana Use

Toddler Meals Swimming in Salt

Mom’s Whooping Cough Vaccine Before Pregnancy Cuts Babies’ Risk

Talking to Children about the Shooting

Psychology Impact of the Recent Shooting

Ritalin Gone Wrong

Don’t Let Plants, Bugs, and Sun Ruin Your Summer

West Nile Virus

DHMH Clinician Letter Zika Virus

DHMH Clinician Update 10-3-16

 

 

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Newsletter

Newsletter

Information for Families (American Academy of Pediatrics–AAP)

“The Talk, ” Physician Version: Special Considerations for African American, Male Adolescents

HealthyChildren.org has a constantly updated page on the novel coronavirus that covers both the science and practical guidance for parents. Other new articles for parents include:

Talking to kids about COVID-19

A kid’s guide to Coronavirus

COVID-19 – What to do if you’re sick

Doctors Are Now Prescribing Playtime

A Parent’s Guide to Social Media

Facts For Parents About E-Cigarettes & Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

Booster Seats Provide Protection for Older Children

Rules for Social Media, Created by Kids

Prevention is Best Protection Against Childhood Lead Poisoning

Preventing Teen Abuse Prescription Drugs Fact Sheet

Monitoring The Future

Bright Futures: Family Matters – Good Nutrition for Families

Check Your Home for Cancer-Causing Radon

Creativity

The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

PRODUCT RECALLS

KIDS SAFETY

Juice is Not Healthy

Adolescents’ Use of “Pod Mod” E-Cigarettes – Urgent Concerns

National Adolescent Drug Trends in 2018

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Brain injuries, other dangers of tackle football

Trampolines can cause serious injuries; use should be discouraged

There’s Now an E-Reader Just for Kids, and it Misses What Children Love about Books

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Resources

Useful websites and books recommended by our pediatricians.  Most of our age related handout sheets have additional webpages and books and can be found under “Health Maintenance“.

Websites:

www.poison.org
www.healthychildren.org
www.youngmenshealthsite.org
www.youngwomenshealth.org
www.chop.edu – useful information on immunizations and controversies
www.cpsc.gov
www.ewg.org
www.kidshealth.org
www.cdc.gov


Learning Disabilities/ADD Resources
A.D.D Warehouse
American Psychological Association – Psychology Help Center
National Association of Attention Deficit Disorders
CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
A website that focuses on the needs of Women and Girls
Resilience: Dr. Alvord Talks about Resilience
Bullying: Stop Bullying Now: Take A Stand
Groups for Kids in the Washington, DC Metro Area
National Institute of Mental Health
Parents Ask (Because Raising Kids Raises Questions)
Parents Perspective (a weekly radio show that has a podcast available on a variety of topics)
Sports Injuries

Books:

BOOKS FOR THE BEREAVED

How to Help Children Through a Parent’s Serious Illness, by Kathleen McCue,
The Bereaved Parent by H. Schriff
On Death and Dying by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
Questions and Answers About Death and Dying by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
*When Bad Things Happen To Good People by Kushner
Tracks of a Fellow Struggler by Bayly
The Growing Season by Hickman
Facing Death by Kavanaugh
Books to Help Children Cope with Separation and Loss by Bowker
Explaining Death to Children by Grollman
Talking About Death: a dialogue between parent and child by Carl Grollman
They Need to Know by Gordon
Death: What do you say to a child by Davidson
Telling a Child About Death by Jackson
Answers to a Child’s Questions About Death by Stillman
*The Grieving Child: a parents guide by Helen Fitzgerald
*How It Feels When A Parent Dies by Jill Krementz
*How To Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies by Therese Rando, PhD
Losing A Parent by Fiona Marshall
Going The Distance by George Sheehan


FOR CHILDREN
Ages 3-6
Tell Me, Papa by Centering Corp
Where’s Jess? By Centering Corp.
Fall of Freddy the Leaf by Bascalia
The 10th Good Thing About Barney by Viorst

Ages 6-12
The Magic Moth by Lee
A Taste of Blackberries by Smith
Charlottes Web by White

Ages 12 and up
Sounder by Armstrong
I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Craven
The Final Mystery by Klein
GUIDES TO CANCER
Facing Cancer, a complete guide for people with cancer, their families and caregivers by Ted Stern and Mikkael Sekeres
Giving Comfort: what you can do when someone you love is ill by Linda Milstein
When A Parent Has Cancer by Wendy Harpham

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Vaccine Info

Vaccination Schedule:

 

Vaccine Information Sheets

 

 

For information on vaccinations needed for travel please visit the Centers for Disease Control Website .  Please contact our office to confirm availability of CDC recommended vaccinations for your travel destination well in advance of scheduled travel.  Certain travel vaccines require a minimum time period in advance of travel.  We will be happy to schedule an appointment for travel vaccinations available in our office or to refer you to the appropriate specialist.

 

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Forms Library

School Forms:

Montgomery County Public School Forms

Authorization to Administer Prescribed Medication Released and Indemnification Agreement

Authorization to Provide Medically Prescribed Treatment Release and Indemnification Agreement

Emergency Care for the Management of a Student with a diagnosis of Anaphylaxis Health Inventory

Health Inventory

Infant Formula Waiver/Breast Milk Feeding Plan

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Immunization Certificate

Medical Card for Athlete

Physical Education Physician Contact Form

Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation for Athletics

 

 

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Parent Guides

Evaluation Tools 

Parent Guides

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Health Maintenance

Pre-visit Questionnaires

Ages and Stages Questionnaire

 

Health Maintenance Information Sheets

 

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