Abdominal Binder: See also: Cast Care, Sprains and Strains

Aerobic Exercise: Finding your child's "target heart rate" to maximize the benefits of exercise. See also: Cystic Fibrosis Exercises

Arm and Hand Strengthening: Home program: Activities to improve muscles in arms, hands, and fingers

Back to Sleep, Tummy to Play: Somali, Spanish This sleep position is one of the most important things you can do to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also known as SIDS. Includes helpful ideas for encouraging playtime on the tummy.

Chest Physiotherapy (Birth to 2 Years): Explains NMES treatment and what to expect.

Chest Physiotherapy (Age 2 and Older): Explains NMES treatment and what to expect.

Chest Physiotherapy (Using Trendelenberg): Explains NMES treatment and what to expect.

Cleft Palate - Infant Feeding: Feeding information for an infant with a cleft palate.

Cleft Palate - Speech Development: Information about speech development for a child with a cleft palate.

Cleft Palate - Speech Glossary: Cleft Palate speech glossary.

Cleft Palate - Transitioning to Cup Drinking: Information on how to transition from a bottle to a cup for a child with a cleft palate.

Coughing Exercise: Exercise to loosen and cough up mucus more effectively. See also: Cystic Fibrosis Exercises

Crutches: Spanish How to fit crutches; how to walk, sit, and use stairs. See also: Cast Care, Sprains and Strains

Cystic Fibrosis Exercises: Breathing and fitness exercises to help manage CF. See also: Aerobic Exercise, Coughing Exercise

Cystic Fibrosis L.I.F.E. - Infant

Cystic Fibrosis L.I.F.E. - Ages 1-3

Cystic Fibrosis L.I.F.E. - Ages 4-6

Cystic Fibrosis L.I.F.E. - Ages 7-12

Cystic Fibrosis L.I.F.E - Age 13 and older

Developmental Milestones Birth-6 Months

Developmental Milestones 6-12 Months

Developmental Milestones 12-18 Months

Developmental Milestones 18-24 Months

Developmental Milestones 2-3 Years

Developmental Milestones 3-5 years

Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercise: How to "breathe into the belly" to get the most out of each breath. See also: Asthma, Asthma Trigger Control, Cystic Fibrosis Exercises

Drinking liquids: Helpful Hints for You and Your Child: When your child is sick or has had surgery, drinking liquids is very important. This sheet contains some ideas to help your child drink enough for a good recovery. See also: Adenoidectomy: Care at Home, Dental Surgery: Care at Home, Sore Throat, Tonsillectomy with or without Adenoidectomy, Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy (With a Bleeding Disorder)

Handwriting Warm-Ups: Home Program: Activities that wake up the arms and hands so that the child's body is best prepared to practice writing

Hearing and Speech Development: Hmong, Spanish Ways to check a child's hearing and to help with speech development.

Infant Behavior Cues: Helps you to know when to interact with your baby, and signs that your baby is getting overstimulated.

Medical Record Access: Stimulates white blood cell production and development in the bone marrow. See also: Injections (subcutaneous)

Mobility Changes: Helping Children Cope: When children cannot or should not to be as active as usual due to illness or injury, here are some ways to help them and ideas for activities they can do.

Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation: Explains NMES treatment and what to expect.

NICU Follow-Up (1 month): There are two ways to measure the age of a baby born prematurely: Chronologic age and Adjusted age.

NICU Follow-Up (2 months): Premature babies may not look or act the same as fullterm babies. Parents sometimes wonder, "Is my baby slow? Will my baby catch up?" It is normal to have these concerns.

NICU Follow-Up (3 months): All babies - and especially high-risk babies - need large amounts of caregiving time.

NICU Follow-Up (4 months): Isn't it great that your baby is beginning to sleep longer now at night? Those irregular sleep cycles are finally starting to change and now follow a pattern.

NICU Follow-Up (5 months): At 5 months, many babies start the first phase of an activity and growth spurt that will leave parents breathless.

NICU Follow-Up (6 months): Your baby's personality is blossoming. She is developing ideas about who she is, who cares about her, and who is a stranger.

NICU Follow-Up (7 months): Your baby loves you and wants to please you. Sensible rules and gentle discipline can help you guide and teach your baby. Your baby is learning to cooperate.

NICU Follow-Up (8 months): Your baby is becoming more interested in the world and learns about it by moving around in it - developing from twisting and rolling to creeping and crawling, building skills for walking.

NICU Follow-Up (9 months): Many parents of high-risk infants have mixed feelings about their child's first birthday. On one hand, they are happy as the day approaches. On the other hand, they may feel nervous, irritable, or reluctant to plan a party. Why the mixed feelings?

NICU Follow-Up (10 months): Your baby may show more emotions and moods, both positive and negative.

NICU Follow-Up (11 months): Language development begins long before we ever hear baby's first words. Babies spend months learning to use their mouths, experimenting with sounds, and learning to listen.

NICU Follow-Up (12 months): At twelve months, your baby can do so many things, sometimes so independently that you hardly seem needed at all. Then the next moment, your baby may cling to you and need you more than ever.

NICU Follow-Up (15 months): NICU follow up clinic - education materials for 15 months.

NICU Follow-Up (18 months): NICU follow up clinic - education materials for 18 months.

NICU Follow-Up (24 months): NICU follow up clinic - education materials for 24 months.

NICU Follow-Up (Kindergarten): Going to kindergarten is a major turning point for every child. Even if your child has attended preschool, now she will be expected to be much more grown up, with more responsibilities and more independence.

NICU Follow-Up (Suggested Reading): Suggested books for parents and babies.

Passey-Muir Valve: Explains what a Passey-Muir Valve is, how it works to help chidren with a tracheostomy speak, and what is involved in a Passey-Muir Valve trial.

Playing with Sounds: Ideas for helping your young child improve speech skills.

Resonance Disorders: Information about speech resonance disorders for a child with a cleft palate.

Sign language for hearing children: Gestures and body signals to ease communication.

Speech and Language Development: Birth to 12 Months: What to expect as your baby learns to communicate.

Speech and Language Development: 12 to 18 Months: Typical patterns to expect as a child learns to talk.

Speech and Language Development: 18 to 24 Months: More typical patterns to expect as a child learns to talk.

Speech and Language Development: 24 to 30 Months: More typical patterns to expect as a child learns to talk.

Speech and Language Development: 30 to 36 Months: More typical patterns to expect as a child learns to talk.

The Listening Program - Home Program:

The Listening Program - Introduction:

Thumb Splint: Care at Home: Explains how to apply a thumb splint.

TOT Collar: See also: Cast Care, Sprains and Strains

Traumatic brain injury: Effects on speech: How brain damage might affect your child's speech, and tips for communicating.

Well-Child Check Up (1 to 2 weeks) (English-Spanish): What to expect during this age, and how to keep your child safe and healthy.

Well-Child Check Up (2 months) (English - Spanish): What to expect during this age, and how to keep your child safe and healthy.

Well-Child Check Up (4 months) (English - Spanish): What to expect during this age, and how to keep your child safe and healthy.

Well-Child Check Up (6 months) (English - Spanish): What to expect during this age, and how to keep your child safe and healthy.

Well-Child Check Up (9 months) (English - Spanish): What to expect during this age, and how to keep your child safe and healthy.

Well-Child Check Up (12 months) (English - Spanish): What to expect during this age, and how to keep your child safe and healthy.

Well-Child Check Up (15 months) (English - Spanish): What to expect during this age, and how to keep your child safe and healthy.

Well-Child Check Up (18 months) (English - Spanish): What to expect during this age, and how to keep your child safe and healthy.

Well-Child Check Up (2 years) (English - Spanish): What to expect during this age, and how to keep your child safe and healthy.

Well-Child Check Up (3 years) (English - Spanish): What to expect during this age, and how to keep your child safe and healthy.

Well-Child Check Up (5-11 years) (English - Spanish): What to expect during this age, and how to keep your child safe and healthy.

Well-Child Check Up (12-16 years) (English - Spanish): What to expect during this age, and how to keep your child safe and healthy.

Word Finding: Information on how to help your child with speech development.