From a child's first steps till the days she gets her driver's permit and beyond, she'll always be your little girl... and you'll always have questions. Is she big enough for her age? Can she still run track with asthma? Is she just moody or is it something more serious?
These and other parenting and child health questions can be asked and answered live via the Internet by child health specialists from Akron Children's Hospital during the new Ask Children's Live Web Chats.
The first 30-minute webcast will air LIVE on September 10, at NOON Eastern time. Developmental pediatrician Nina Sand-Loud, MD and child psychologist Geoffrey Putt, PsyD, will address questions and concerns related to childrens with ADHD, including treatment options and strategies ranging from medication to behavioral interventions.
Viewers are invited to send in e-mail questions prior to the program by clicking . Questions will be answered during the 30 minute program.
Upcoming Ask Children's Live Web Chat topics will include:
Birth to 3 Years of Age
Thursday, Oct. 8, Noon-12:30 p.m.
Developmental pediatrician John Duby, MD, FAAP, and speech pathologist Kathleen Considine, MA, will discuss speech, hearing and motor skills, as well as other key milestones in a child’s early development.
Ear, Nose and Throat
Thursday, Nov. 12, Noon-12:30 p.m.
Ear infections, tonsillitis, deviated septums and other conditions affecting the ears, nose and throat will be up for discussion with Anton Milo, MD, DDS, director of the Ear, Nose and Throat Center at Akron
Thursday, Dec. 10, Noon-12:30 p.m.
Child and adolescent psychiatrists Stephen Cosby, MD, and Laura Rocker, MD, will share their thoughts on the emotional and psychological difficulties facing many teens today.