Help! My Child is Petrified of Shots

How can you help a kid with a fear of needles stay calm when it comes time for vaccines? Start by staying calm yourself, avoiding certain harsh words and explaining how shots keep them healthy.

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Don’t Be Fooled by 8 Common Assumptions About Autism

An autism diagnosis triggers tough questions and difficult emotions for parents. As the number of children diagnosed with autism has risen, so has the amount of misinformation about autism spectrum disorders (ASD). An autism expert helps you separate fact from fiction.

Why Cleveland Clinic Supports Vaccination (Infographic)

Cleveland Clinic completely supports vaccination. Harmful myths about vaccines have been scientifically debunked in rigorous ways. Yet approximately 42,000 adults and 300 children in the United States die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. Vaccines are one of this era’s greatest healthcare achievements.