Health Supervision Guidelines for Children With Extra and Special Needs

In addition to the routine recommendations for preventative pediatric health care that all kids need, there are specific health supervision guidelines for children with special needs.

In addition to the routine recommendations for preventative pediatric health care that all kids need, there are some extra things that kids with special needs should get at their well child check ups.

Health supervision for children with Down Syndrome.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has published health supervision guidelines for children with Down Syndrome.

There might also be extra things that need to be done for kids who have been diagnosed with various chronic conditions, from cystic fibrosis and diabetes to immunodeficiency syndromes and tuberous sclerosis.

Health Supervision Guidelines for Children With Extra and Special Needs

Being aware of and following these guidelines can help to make sure these kids get all of the screening tests, referrals to specialists, and other things that are necessary to keep them safe and healthy.

There are also AAP guidelines to help pediatric providers care for children in other special situations:

Guidelines that help pediatric providers care for all of their kids, no matter their needs.

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