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Understanding Different Types of Seizures

Children can have such mild and brief seizure symptoms that the episode goes unnoticed. They can also have full-blown convulsions that last several minutes. Read on to learn more about the different types of seizures and the symptoms they cause.

Oct 6th, 2021
4 Causes of Speech Delays in Children

If you have any concerns about your child’s speech and language development, it’s always better to seek help sooner rather than later. With early intervention, targeted treatment improves their skills and boosts their social and school success.

Sep 8th, 2021
How to Prevent a Concussion

Would you be surprised to learn that protective headgear doesn’t prevent a concussion? Read on to learn the latest about helmets, along with steps you can take to protect your child from suffering a concussion.

Aug 5th, 2021
What Are Brain Waves?

Unusual patterns in your brain waves may signal your provider to look into ruling out types of brain disorders or a brain disarrangement.

Aug 2nd, 2021
When is an MRI Needed?

MRIs are one of our most valuable tools for diagnosing and treating neurological conditions in children. If your child ever needs an MRI, you can depend on our full support throughout their procedure. Meanwhile, this blog tells why an MRI is required.

Jul 9th, 2021
Using Psychotherapy to Calm Tourette Syndrome

Do you wonder how psychotherapy could help Tourette Syndrome? Read on to learn about one unique type of therapy that can ease your child’s stress and boost their confidence by teaching them the skills they need to control their tics.

Jun 20th, 2021
8 Symptoms of Epilepsy and How We Can Help Reduce Them

Epilepsy affects six out of every 1,000 children. For all of these children and parents, the uncertainty of when a seizure might strike is terrifying. You can begin to overcome the fear with treatments that reduce or prevent seizures.

May 13th, 2021
My Child Has Autism. Now What?

No one is prepared to learn their child has autism. When you hear those words, there’s only one way to know what to do next. You need compassionate, experienced autism professionals to give you guidance and a path to follow. Here are the first steps.

Apr 1st, 2021
What Causes Memory Problems in Children?

Memory problems have a significant impact on a child’s ability to pay attention, learn, and generally thrive. Getting an evaluation at the first sign of memory loss is the key to overcoming the problem and preventing complications.

Mar 5th, 2021
Are Your Child’s Headaches a Cause for Concern?

Most headaches are harmless and your child returns to their energetic self in a few hours. But children can have severe headaches or head pain that signals a health problem. Learn the signs that show your child’s headache is cause for concern.

Feb 2nd, 2021
Everything Your Young Athlete Should Know About Concussions

It’s no surprise that most concussions occur during sports activities, yet many young athletes keep playing because they don’t have immediate symptoms. And nothing is riskier for their brain than staying active when they have a concussion.

Jan 3rd, 2021
ADD vs. ADHD

ADD and ADHD have a long, overlapping history and now ADD is a type of ADHD. Confused? You’re not alone. Many parents wonder about the difference between the two and how to recognize it in their kids. Read on for a clear explanation.

Dec 8th, 2020
Signs of a Concussion in Children

Sports activities, falls, and being struck in the head are the top causes of concussions in children. No matter how it happens, parents need to recognize the signs of a concussion so they can seek timely medical care and help their child heal.

Nov 23rd, 2020
Area residents discuss experiences with ADHD

Ella Lee Forest resident Leah Salinas was in middle school when attention-deficit disorder really started impacting her life, though she wouldn’t be diagnosed with it for more than 20 years.

Oct 28th, 2020
3 Types of ADHD

Do you wonder if your child’s performance and behavioral challenges like not paying attention, being constantly in motion or never finishing homework are typical childhood issues or if they could be ADHD? Read on to learn more.

Oct 9th, 2020
The Best Therapies for Cerebral Palsy

The best therapy for cerebral palsy includes multiple types of treatment that are specially designed to address your child’s challenges. Though medications are essential, the right therapies can support functioning and improve their quality of life.

Sep 18th, 2020
4 Treatments for Tourette Syndrome

The tics caused by Tourette Syndrome improve with several types of treatments. We help parents navigate the options, explaining how each one works and recommending the best therapy for your child.

Aug 10th, 2020
Does Your Child Have a Developmental Delay?

Parents can’t help but compare their child’s progress to other children, which often leads to questions and concerns when one child’s development outpaces the other’s. Here’s what you need to know about developmental delays.

Jul 1st, 2020
Common Causes of Seizures

It’s only natural for parents to want to know what caused their child’s seizure. Here are some of the common causes of seizures in children. If you have concerns about your child and seizures, we’re available by phone, telemedicine, and appointment.

Apr 29th, 2020
How ADHD Contributes to Memory Problems

Most people diagnosed with ADHD have trouble with working memory, a problem that’s at the heart of their struggle with inattention and influences the many daily challenges they face. Here’s what you need to know about ADHD and memory problems.

Mar 4th, 2020
What Action to Take if Your Child Has a Concussion

Any child, whether they’re involved in sports or playing in the family room, can suffer a concussion. Here are the red flags you should know about and the actions to take as soon as your child suffers an injury that may result in a concussion.

Feb 1st, 2020
Exercise Helps Kids' Brains

After a review of 14 studies, researchers concluded that the more physical activity children have the more likely they are to do better academically.

Feb 13th, 2015
Is Football Bad for the Brain?

Football is one of the more popular spectator sports in the United States having formed in the late 1800’s at college campuses.

Feb 13th, 2015
THINKer Series: Emma's Story

Here at THINK Neurology for Kids we don't see our patients as just patients, we see them as THINKers. We aim to develop their minds in new ways and introduce them to a world of opportunities. Read about Emma and how her life was impacted through THINK.

Nov 6th, 2020