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Pediatric Patient Education Updates

2024 New and Updated Handouts

(Titles added upon publication)

Videos: Welcome | Influenza

Acute Ear Infections and Your Child | Spanish: In translation

Alcohol Use: What Parents Need to Know | Spanish: Consumo de alcohol: lo que los padres deben saber

Bronchiolitis and Your Baby | Spanish: In translation

Febrile Seizures and Your Child | Spanish: In translation

Home Drug Testing: What Parents Need to Know | Spanish: Pruebas de drogas en el hogar: lo que los padres deben saber

Marijuana Use: What Parents Need to Know | Spanish: Consumo de marihuana: lo que los padres deben saber

Middle Ear Fluid and Your Child | Spanish: In translation

Pneumonia and Your Child | Spanish: La neumonía y su hijo

Opioid Use: What Parents Need to Know | Spanish: Consumo de opioides: lo que los padres deben saber

A Parent’s Guide to Teen Parties | Spanish: Una guía para padres sobre las fiestas de adolescentes

RSV translations: Hmong | Portuguese | All 13 translations linked on English handout

Sinusitis and Your Child | Spanish: In translation

Sleep Apnea and Your Child | Spanish: In translation

Steroid Use: What Teens Need to Know | Spanish: Uso de esteroides: lo que los adolescentes deben saber

Urinary Tract Infections in Children | Spanish: In translation

Type 2 Diabetes: Tips for Healthy Living | Spanish: In translation

2023 New and Updated Handouts

(Titles added upon publication)

Communicating Visually in Pediatrics (new collection)

Visual communication aid designed to be used in health care settings as a tool to support, simplify, and improve communication between providers, patients, and caregivers. Nearly 400 easy to understand, full color images depict common medical procedures, from bandaging to vaccine administration as well as important patient-provider communication, including describing symptoms or post-visit instructions. Each image is captioned in both English and Spanish for maximum in-office utility.

Vaccine Information Statements

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Preventive Antibody (Immunization Information Statement)

VIS—COVID-19 Vaccine | Spanish: VIS—Vacuna contra el COVID-19

VIS—Hepatitis B Vaccine | Spanish: VIS—Vacuna contra la hepatitis B

VIS—Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine | Spanish: VIS—Vacuna conjugada neumocócica

VIS—Your Child’s First Vaccines | Spanish: VIS—Las primeras vacunas de su hijo

AAP Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight

Body Mass Index (BMI) in Children | Spanish: Índice de masa corporal (IMC) en niños

Childhood Obesity: A Complex Issue | Spanish: Obesidad infantil: una enfermedad compleja

Is Weight-loss Surgery Right for My Child? | Spanish: ¿La cirugía bariátrica para perder peso es adecuada para mi hijo?

Treatment for Obesity in Children and Teens | Spanish: Tratamiento de la obesidad en niños y adolescentes

What is Intensive Behavior and Lifestyle Treatment? | Spanish: ¿Qué es el tratamiento intensivo para el comportamiento y estilo? (IHBLT)

ADHD

ADHD—What Is Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? | Spanish: TDAH—¿Qué es el trastorno por déficit de atención e hiperactividad?

ADHD—What Are the Symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? | Spanish: TDAH—¿Cuáles son los síntomas del trastorno por déficit de atención e hiperactividad?

ADHD—What Causes Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder and How Is It Treated? | Spanish: TDAH—¿Qué causa el trastorno por déficit de atención e hiperactividad y cómo se trata?

ADHD—How Is Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Diagnosed? | Spanish: TDAH—¿Cómo se diagnostica el trastorno por déficit de atención e hiperactividad?

ADHD—What Types of Medication Reduce Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms? | Spanish: TDAH—¿Qué tipos de medicamentos reducen los síntomas de TDAH?

ADHD—What Is Behavioral Therapy? | Spanish: TDAH—¿Qué es la terapia conductual?

ADHD—Common Questions About Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms | Spanish: TDAH—Preguntas frecuentes sobre el trastorno por déficit de atención e hiperactividad

ASD

ASD—What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder? | Spanish: TEA—¿Qué es el trastorno del espectro autista?

ASD—What Are the Early Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder? | Spanish: TEA—¿Cuáles son los signos tempranos del TEA?

ASD—What Causes Autism Spectrum Disorder? | Spanish: TEA—¿Qué es el trastorno del espectro autista?

ASD—How Is Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosed? | Spanish: TEA—¿Cómo se diagnostica el TEA?

ASD—Effective Education Programs and Public Programs | Spanish: TEA—Programas educativos eficaces y programas públicos

ASD—Joint Attention Skills | Spanish: TEA—Destrezas de atención conjunta

ASD—Developmental and Behavioral Supports and Services | Spanish: TEA—Apoyos y servicios del desarrollo y comportamiento

ASD—Communication, Social Skills, and Sensory-Motor Supports and Services | Spanish: TEA—Comunicación, destrezas sociales y apoyos y servicios sensoriales y motrices

ASD—About Medicines and Integrative, Complementary, and Alternative Therapies | Spanish: TEA—Medicamentos y terapias integrales, complementarias y alternativas

ASD—Family Support and Support in School | Spanish: TEA—Asistencia familiar y apoyo en la escuela

ASD—Teen and Adult Years | Spanish: TEA—Adolescencia y adultez

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Your Baby: About Weaning | Spanish: Cómo amamantar a su bebé: el destete

Breastfeeding Your Baby: Caring For Your Breasts | Spanish: Cómo amamantar a su bebé: el cuidado de sus pechos

Breastfeeding Your Baby: Getting Started | Spanish: Cómo amamantar a su bebé: primeros pasos

Breastfeeding Your Baby: How Should I Store Breast Milk? | Spanish: Cómo amamantar a su bebé: ¿cómo debo almacenar la leche materna?

Handouts by Collection

Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care and Schools (57 plus 1 new [COVID-19])

Schmitt Pediatric Care Advice (60 new handouts)

Other

Developmental Milestones: Ages 2 Months to 5 Years | Spanish: Hitos del desarrollo: de los 2 meses a los 5 años de edad

Gambling and Teens: What You Need to Know | Spanish: Juegos de azar y adolescentes: lo que debe saber

Hip Dysplasia (Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip) | Spanish: Displasia de cadera (displasia del desarrollo de la cadera)

Little League Elbow

Monkeypox (Mpox): What You Need to Know | Spanish: Viruela del mono (viruela símica): qué debe saber

Pneumonia and Your Child | Spanish in translation

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV): What Parents Need to Know | Spanish: Virus respiratorio sincitial (VRS): lo que los padres deben saber | Other translations: French | Russian

2022 New and Updated Handouts

(Titles added upon publication)

COVID-19

COVID-19: What Families Need to Know | Spanish: COVID-19: qué deben saber las familias

COVID: How to Prepare for Your Child’s COVID Vaccination | Spanish: Prepare a su hijo para recibir la vacuna contra el COVID-19 (original title: COVID-19 Vaccine Checklist for Kids)

Tips for Coping with a New Baby During COVID-19 | Spanish: Consejos para sobrellevar la vida con un nuevo bebé durante el COVID-19

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Books to Build Character & Teach Your Child Important Values

Diverse and Inclusive Books For Children | Spanish: Libros diversos e inclusivos para niños

Talking to Children About Racial Bias | Spanish: Cómo hablar con los niños sobre los prejuicios raciales

Talking With Your Children About Racism: Start, Continue the Conversation | Spanish: Cómo hablar con los niños sobre el racismo: Iniciar y continuar la conversación

Using Books to Talk With Kids About Race and Racism | Spanish: Cómo usar libros para hablar con los niños sobre la raza y el racismo

Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)

Dengue Vaccine | Spanish: Vacuna contra el dengue

Your Child’s First Vaccines | Spanish: Las primeras vacunas de su hijo

Other Topics (Links to Spanish titles, if available, will be added upon publication)

ADHD—What is Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? | Spanish in translation

ADHD—What are the Symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? | Spanish in translation

ADHD—What Causes Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder and How Is It Treated? | Spanish in translation

ADHD—How is Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Diagnosed? | Spanish in translation

Airbags: Important Safety Information | Spanish: Airbags: Información importante de seguridad

Baby Walkers: Important Safety Information | Spanish: Andadores: Información importante de seguridad

Born Early (Preterm): At the Hospital | Spanish: Bebés prematuros: en el hospital

Born Early (Preterm): Health Concerns | Spanish: Bebés prematuros: preocupaciones de seguridad

Car Safety Seat Checkup | Spanish: Revisión de asientos de seguridad para el automóvil

Care of the Uncircumcised Penis | Cuidado del pene no circuncidado

Get Fit, Stay Healthy | Spanish: Logra un buen estado físico y mantente saludable

Healthy Communication With Your Child | Spanish: La sana comunicación con su hijo

Head Lice: What You Need to Know | Spanish: La pediculosis: lo que debe saber

Hepatitis C Virus: What You Need to Know | Spanish: Virus de la hepatitis C: Lo que debe saber

HIV and AIDS: What You Need to Know | Spanish: VIH y SIDA: lo que debe saber

Imaging: A Look Inside Your Child's Body | Spanish: Pruebas de imagenología: Un vistazo dentro del cuerpo de su hijo

Jaundice and Your Newborn | Spanish: La ictericia y su recién nacido

Lead Is a Poison: What You Need to Know | Spanish: El plomo es una sustancia tóxica: Lo que debe saber

Monkeypox: What You Need to Know | Spanish: Viruela del mono o viruela símica: qué debe saber

Puberty: Ready or Not, Expect Some Big Changes | Spanish: Pubertad: estén preparados o no, llegarán grandes cambios

Raw Milk: What You Need to Know | Spanish: Leche cruda: lo que debe saber

Safe Sleep and Your Baby: How Parents Can Reduce the Risk of SIDS and Suffocation | Spanish: Sueño seguro y su bebé: Cómo pueden los padres reducir el riesgo de SMSL y asfixia

Single Parenting | Spanish: Padres y madres solteros

Supporting Children in Times of Crisis | Spanish: Cómo brindar apoyo a los niños en tiempos de crisis

Talking With Your Young Child About Sex | Spanish: Cómo hablar de sexo con su hijo pequeño

Teen Checkups: A Message From Your Pediatrician | Spanish: Controles de adolescentes: un mensaje de tu pediatra

Your Baby's First Steps | Spanish: Los primeros pasos de su bebé

Schmitt Pediatric Care Advice

New (added August 2022)

Newborn Skin Care | Low Body Temperature - Normal | Newborn Urine – Pink or Brick Dust Color | Sweating – Stress Related | Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) | ADHD Student Pledge | Gynecomastia - Normal | Teens - Normal Rebellion | Healthy Weight Patient Pledge | Dandruff - Normal | Anemia: Iron Deficiency Type

 

Full list of handouts (PDF)

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