Children with special educational needs can truly thrive in environments that provide what they need to learn and grow. Find out how pediatrician can help develop the right learning solutions for children with special needs.
Children should not carry more than 10% to 15% of their body weight in their backpacks. Any more than that could cause back problems and strain around the neck and shoulders. Carrying heavy backpacks can also result in apophysitis. Here are 7 tips to keep their pack light.
With the COVID-19 pandemic pushing many schools to opt for online learning this fall, many parents are left wondering — how is this all going to work? Take these steps to set yourself and your child up for success in the world of virtual learning.
Whether your child is returning to school this fall in-person, online or a combination of the two, back-to-school season will look a lot different in the time of COVID-19. Here’s what you can do to set your student up for success.
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Kindergarten enrollment age is rising, but benefits of academic red-shirting are debatable. Concerns about sports, developmental skills and social maturity factor in, but parents should consider carefully before deciding to delay registration to age 6.
Whether it happens on the rock wall or the swing, find out what Cleveland Clinic Children’s pediatricians recommend when your child gets hurt on the playground.
Do kids in daycare get sick more often than other kids? Our expert weighs in.
School-aged children (5 to 12 years old) need 9 to 12 hours of sleep each night, but many children get only 7 to 8 hours per night — sometimes even less.
Mention the word “bedtime” in the summer and you’re sure to get groans from kids of any age. That’s especially true of teenagers who have spent the summer staying out late and sleeping until noon. But when it’s time to go back to school, getting back into healthy sleep patterns is a necessity for having … Read More
You’ve gone back-to-school shopping. But have you called the pediatrician’s office to make sure their vaccines are up-to-date? Kim Giuliano, MD, explains what they need when ― and why it’s so important.