Children Are Not Small Adults – Youth Sports Injuries

Children are not small adults when it comes to youth sports injuries. by Peter L. Gambacorta, D.O. A dramatic increase in the number of youth involved in organized sports took place in the 1970s with the enactment of Title 9, which prohibited sex bias in school sports. While

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Teaming Up to Reduce Childhood Concussions – PUCCS

Teaming Up to Reduce Childhood Concussions – PUCCS is Raising Awareness through Fun, Funding and Partnerships By Anne McCooey “Community outreach” is what staff and volunteers of PUCCS (Program for Understanding Childhood Concussion and Stroke) focus on daily. Pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Renee Reynolds, and Vice President of PUCCS

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What Is Apraxia?

by Annette Pinder In 2012 Carly Fleishman, who has childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) posted three questions on her Facebook page: What do you know about apraxia, and did you know I have it? Did you know one in five people with autism have it? Do you

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Communication Café for Teens: Brewing Your Potential

Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center and UB’s Speech-Language Pathology Clinic are proud of a new program called “Communication Café for Teens: Brewing Your Potential.” The goal of the program is to help teens ages 16-19, develop social language skills in a dynamic social environment. Program instructors use research based techniques that are

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Children on the Autism Spectrum Bring Me Joy and Hope

  By Bridget Palmer I am a speech language pathologist in the Buffalo Niagara region. For the past 18 years I have had the extraordinary opportunity to find joy and hope in the interactions I have with children on the autism spectrum. I provide speech language therapy for

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Overweight and Obese Preschoolers Lose More Weight and Keep it off When Parent is also Treated

Parental involvement is an important part of treating overweight and obese preschoolers, says Teresa Quattrin. Parent involvement in the primary care setting results in sustained weight loss for parent and child; parents had an average 14-pound loss By Ellen Goldbaum Release Date: July 24, 2014 Share This  Print

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