Infant Toddler Development Training
Module 6, Lesson 2
This lesson highlighted nutritional considerations and risks for infants and toddlers. It provided information on specified developmental conditions that represent high nutritional risk. Basic information on acute illnesses, child care, preventive health such as immunizations, dental care, first aid and CPR, and management of seizures were reviewed.
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- A Primer on Preemies
- Allergic Reactions
- Bites and Scratches
- Children's Hospital and Health System - this website provides information about specific types of endocrine conditions such as diabetes, hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
- Centers for Disease Control
- Common Diagnoses in the NICU
- Down Syndrome - this site provides you with information about Down syndrome.
- Down Syndrome Specialized Growth Charts - this page of the Down syndrome site provides you with access to the specialized growth charts for persons who have Down syndrome.
- Down Syndrome:Health Issues - this site includes the article by Joan E. Medlen, RD, L.D. Looking at metabolism as well as many other articles related to the health issues of persons who have Down syndrome.
- Facts and Myths about Immunizations
- First Aid and Safety
- Florida WIC Program - this site provides information on the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program which provides food supplements to low income mothers and children. Referral forms are also available at this site.
- Food Insecurities - this site includes information related to families that lack food in the United States. It provides one aspect for understanding the environmental risks that may exist for an infant or toddler growing up in a family with food insecurity.
- Fragile X Homepage
- Growth Charts - this site provides information to help the ITDS better understand about plotting growth (anthropometric measures).
- Kids Health - this site provides a listing of numerous articles on children's health. Learners may want to copy the glossary of terms related to the neonatal intensive care unit. The site has information on growth and development, disabilities, assistive technology, pregnancy, newborns, general health, nutrition, and more. This is one learners will want to keep in mind as they visit and interact with families. There are articles for parents, teens and children. The information is up to date and comprehensive.
- Kid Source
- Looking at Metabolism - this web page provides information about the metabolism of persons who have Down syndrome.
- National Association of Down Syndrome
- Prader Willi Syndrome Association of the USA
- Seizures - this website provides information about the basics of what to do when a child has a seizure.
- Sunburn Fact Sheet
- Teething Tots
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