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Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, noon (ET)

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Do you have a question about childhood behavior and development? Lynn Milliner, MD, Community Pediatrics, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at noon (ET).

Get answers to your health questions and concerns. It’s easy to be part of our live chat events, led by Cleveland Clinic doctors and health professionals.

About childhood behavior and development

Did you know that well-child visits at the 9-, 18- and 24-month marks are usually used for screening children for possible developmental delays and disabilities? These periods allow the care team to monitor the child’s health and development at the time of typical milestones.

These include social and emotional breakthroughs, language and communication milestones, cognitive improvements and physical development. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have also developed a list of major milestones that children should meet at the 3-, 4- and 5-year-old well-care visits.

Possible questions for this webchat

  • What are the major milestones in my child’s development?
  • Should I worry if my child doesn’t reach these developmental milestones at a certain age, and what are my options if this happens?
  • How important are regularly scheduled well-child visits?

Dr. Milliner is a community pediatrician for Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, and is board-certified in pediatrics.

This health chat will open on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 to allow you to submit questions. We will try to answer as many questions as possible during the chat. Please create an account to attend the chat and submit your questions.

Tags: behavior, child psychology, children's health
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  • Ron Heart

    I just recently signed up for a telemedicine service. Let me say it is great. I can talk to a doctor anytime I need to day or night. They can even call in a prescription if needed. I just pick up the phone and I am talking with a doctor with in minutes. They can go over my symptoms and determine the best course of action to get better.