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Behavioural Pediatricians in KPHB

Behavioural Paediatrics

Dr. Shruti Mishra

It is overwhelming to see your child grow each day, but if something is holding your child back, you should address it. It could cause delayed milestones and other difficulties, and that’s certainly not what you want your child to go through. Are you worried regarding the development of your child and want to find solutions? Ankura has the best Behavioral Pediatricians in KPHB and will help you with it.

Conditions treated

Behavioral Pediatrics is a pediatrics department specializing in treating children who suffer from motor, physical, and behavioral difficulties during their initial growth years. It plays a crucial role in tracking growth and development and helps you build a plan to get them to be normal. Before we enter into the details of behavioral pediatrics, let us understand the factors that can affect your child’s growth and development.

  1. Learning disabilities
  2. Delayed development in language and speech problems
  3. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorders (ADHD)
  4. Socializing problems in school
  5. Dyslexia
  6. Autism

Why Ankura?

At Ankura, we have a team of experts who work towards improving most of the mentioned conditions. They study the child’s condition in depth, formulate a treatment plan and start the therapy if required. Ankura knows that your child’s development depends on your pre-pregnancy habits and medical conditions. For that reason, we provide exceptional care and state-of-the-art treatment for infants, children, and young adults. We are dedicated to helping you understand your child’s condition to make the best decisions about your child’s care. 

We have a team of speech therapists, general pediatricians, ENT specialists, physiotherapists, and child psychologists who team up to provide the best possible treatments and would see to it that there is improvement in your child’s development. We have all the best facilities in exercise rooms, speech therapy techniques, and much more. Even our non-medical staff and nurses are equally supportive and caring. 

We strive to help your child when they face developmental delays, as we believe them to be the future of our country. So, if you have been looking for developmental treatments for your child, you’ve landed on the right page. It is all about patience and extra effort that you will have to put in while collaborating with your doctor. Visit us for a consultation!

FAQ's

Behavioral Pediatricians have the training and experience to assess and treat children who are experiencing developmental, behavioural, or learning issues. They’ve been specially trained to take into account both the medical and psychosocial aspects of developmental and behavioural issues.

During the first appointment, an interview will first be done to understand the child’s functioning, which areas are difficult and which are the strengths, developmental history, and medical history.A treatment plan would then be formalised. 

The type of diagnosis may vary from case to case.  Some disorders are diagnosed by conducting a comprehensive interview, review of records, observation of the child  and clinical judgment. Other disorders may require psychological evaluation. 

Group therapy allows you and your child to come together with others to share difficulties or worries, gain a better understanding of your own situation, learn from and with peers, and better understand your own patterns of thought and behaviour and those of others. Your child can benefit from group therapy by learning more about themselves and improving their interpersonal relationships. It can help with emotions of solitude, despair, or anxiety, as well as the development of skills. Group therapy also provides a safe space in which your child can learn about the commonalities that exist among all people. This intervention allows participants to practise giving and receiving constructive feedback as well as try out and practise new communication, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Cutting
  • Burning
  • Head-banging
  • Picking, pulling skin and/or hair
  • Biting
  • Hitting
  • Bruising
  • Learning disorders: Dyslexia, writing difficulties, math disorders, and other school-related learning problems.
  • Attention and behavioral disorders: ADHD and associated conditions including oppositional-defiant behavior, conduct problems, depression, and anxiety disorder.
  • Tics, Tourette syndrome, and other habit disorders.
  • Regulatory disorders: Sleep disorders, feeding problems, discipline difficulties, complicated toilet-training issues, bedwetting, and soiling.
  • Developmental disabilities: Cerebral palsy, spina bifida, intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, and visual and hearing impairments
  • Delayed development in speech, language, motor skills, and thinking ability.
  • Behavioral and developmental problems affecting pediatric chronic illnesses and disabling conditions such as genetic disorders, epilepsy, prematurity, diabetes, asthma, cancer)

Tell your child you’ll be visiting a clinic and you may bring your child’s favourite toy from home to play with or an object they feel comfortable with.

If your child fails to grasp skills in reading, spelling, writing, or math at or near expected age and grade levels,  has a hard time comprehending and following directions and has problems recalling what was just said to the child, then the child might have a learning disability and should be taken to a Behavioural pediatrician for diagnosis. 

Intellectual disability is the most common developmental disability. The second most prevalent developmental impairment is cerebral palsy, which is followed by autism spectrum disorder.

While anxiety can make things like focusing and paying attention more difficult, it is one of many symptoms, not the cause, of learning issues.

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