Connecticut Children's Blog
Connecticut Children's Blog provides important perspective on pediatric health from the same voices that care for our patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
Media (including television, mobile devices, music, computers, and videogames) has a very strong influence on child development. This influence can be positive or negative. The research on the effects of media on child development and health led the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to ask all pediatricians to help families understand these risks and benefits. […]
All children are at risk to be involved in bullying. We refer to children who are bullied as targets of bullying. Children who stick out or are perceived as “different” than others are at more risk of being the target of bullying. Children with special needs are 3-5 five times more at risk for being […]
By: Sarah Healy, Administrative Assistant, Division of Emergency Medicine He’s doing it again and I’m cringing because I can tell by the look on their faces what they are thinking. “How rude” “She clearly hasn’t taught him any manners” “He’s too old to act like that”. And so it goes, my life with my child […]
Posted In: Developmental Pediatrics