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Dr. Andrew Wakefield, known for his controversial research linking childhood vaccines to autism, has been banned from practicing medicine in Great Britain. Wakefield and colleagues published a study in 1998 in the medical journal Lancet alleging a link be..
Soft Foods Peeled Fruits: Sliced bananas Sliced kiwi Sliced berries Sliced grapes Sliced mango/papaya Cubed peaches/nectarines/apricotsProteins: Cheese sticks Sliced fish sticks Hard boiled eggs Soft meat sticks Cooked beans Firm tofu cubes Sliced veggie ..
Infants with special needs may have feeding difficulties and formulas such as Similac could be used to help these children thrive. The current recall of Similac formula has caused widespread concern for families with children with special needs . Abbott L..
The rate of childhood peanut allergies has more than tripled in the past 10 years according to findings released this week from Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. A nationwide telephone survey of 5,300 households in 2008 reported 1.4 percent of c..
Oral Health Care Basics for Children with Special Health Care Needs Information in this article was made available from a guide for parents and dental providers of children with special needs developed by the Oklahoma Dental Foundation in partnership with..
The pleasure watching a child enjoying a favorite meal or birthday cake is familiar to all. Meals are a time for you to insure your child’s proper nutrition to promote health and development and a time for the whole family to share and connect with each..
A child’s growth is influenced by many factors, including: Genetics Nutrition Environment Overall health Factors that can cause a child to be underweight include: Not eating enough food Eating the right amount of food, but not absorbing the nutrients we..
*Consult your pediatrician or feeding specialist before introducing any food with a new texture. Some children are very sensitive to new food textures and tastes and will only eat pureed or baby foods even though they have the skills necessary to safely e..
Did You Know Your Child Could Be Eligible For Disability Benefits? As a parent or guardian of a child with special needs, you probably know about the many challenges that come with providing the best possible care. Especially since the needed care can be ..