902-464-4110 to call IWK Central Referral. Social anxiety disorder (sometimes called social phobia) is a problem for children and youth that makes them very anxious or worried in many everyday situations. Studies show that about 1 in every 20 youth have this disorder.
This pamphlet offers a description of when BAHA can be used, the first stage of the surgery, post-operative information, follow-up and when to call the ENT clinic.
Biofeedback is an approved, non-invasive therapy that teaches a child how to identify, isolate, contract, and relax the pelvic floor and urinary sphincter muscles.
Information on nutrition after mouth or jaw surgery, when food must be blended or pureed.
What it is, about the surgery.
BIOS is a service for children and youth (up to the age of 19), who have a confirmed diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as well as mental health and/or addictions concerns and are experiencing a period of severe aggressive behaviour that is seriously impacting their home, community, and school life.
FAQ for parents. BIOS is a service for children and youth (up to the age of 19), who have a confirmed diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as well as mental health and/or addictions concerns and are experiencing a period of severe aggressive behaviour that is seriously impacting their home, community, and school life.
902-464-4110 to call IWK Central Referral. Bullying is a kind of aggressive behaviour, where a 'bully' tries to hurt or intimidate another person. While you may feel a range of emotions, from being upset and worried to anger and rage that your child is being bullied, it's important to stay calm. It's best to avoid emotional, angry outbursts, because they could make your child afraid to tell you anything more. Your child may not tell you about more bullying because s/he is worried about overwh…
Parent / patient information re: plaster casts & affected limb; drying and maintenance of cast; activity level; signs of trouble.
Adapted with permission from CHEO's "Children and youth in crisis / What to expect in the Emergency Department: Information for parents" retrieved from www.cheo.on.ca, October 2019.
Instructions for parents on how to find the sleep lab; preparing their child to stay overnight for a sleep study.
Diabetes in Children and Youth series. As a caregiver, you understand that communicating with your child can often be a difficult task, particularly at times of increased stress. It is not surprising that parents can sometimes find it challenging to communicate effectively with their child or teen about diabetes management.
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) occurs when the heart is not able to pump as well as it should. Treatment usually involves medications to get rid of the extra fluid in the lungs or body. These medications are called diuretics.
Information on how to cope with insufficient cortisol.
902-464-4110 to call IWK Central Referral. It is normal for children and youth to feel sad from time to time. But this sadness doesn't stop them from going on with their everyday activities. And it goes away on its own. Depression, on the other hand, is a sadness so severe that it interferes with everyday life. With severe depression, people may even hear voices, or have thoughts of harming themselves or others. Depression is more than normal sadness.
902-464-4110 to call IWK Central Referral. What is Emotional Regulation? Being able to keep feelings in balance and not let them become overwhelming.This allows children and youth to stay calm and rational even when faced with emotionally difficult situations so they can behave in ways to get their needs met and not act in ways that are deemed inappropriate, that will get them in trouble, and/or make the situation worse.
Epilepsy is a chronic disorder characterized by seizures. Seizures are abnormal bursts of electrical activity in the brain that results in a change in behavior and/or function.
There are ways to protect fertility in children and adolescence requiring cancer therapy or a HSCT. The use of each option will depend on your child’s age, how soon cancer treatment needs to begin, other medical concerns, your personal values and beliefs, and cost.
The staff in the OR in the post-operative area have extensive experience on advising patients and families on the typical needs and issues after surgery.