- Q What should I do if I think my child has a learning disability?
Dr. Anthony Komaroff, Internal MedicineThere are a few steps you can take. You might: Discuss how your child is doing in school with his teacher. Ask your child's pediatrician how your child is developing. Consider an educational evaluation. Think about having a full medical evaluation by... Full Answer
- Q What should I do if my child shows signs of developmental delay?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyParents should voice their concerns and observations to their child's physician when developmental delays first cross their minds, and docs should use developmental surveillance as part of routine pediatric care. This includes taking a careful... Full Answer
- Q What is apraxia?
Apraxia (called "dyspraxia" if mild) is a neurological disorder characterized by the loss of the ability to execute or carry out skilled movements and gestures, despite having the desire and the physical ability to perform them. Apraxia results from... Full Answer