We invite you to join us for an Optimal Care Pediatrics “Facebook Live Event – Speech & Language Development in Your Child” – on December 14th from 1-2 p.m. Dr. Mondesir will be interviewing Cheryl Scott Mitchell, a Speech-Language Pathologist and Therapist, MS CCC/SLP, who works with children in her practice. We will explore topics like the different stages of speech and language development, when should a child begin to talk, possible causes of speech delay and tips on what you can do to encourage speech and language development in your child. We want to know what questions you would like to ask! Post them to the event discussion beforehand and we will answer them live!
For the tenth in a series of childhood health topics talks hosted by Optimal Care Pediatrics, Dr. Mondesir went live on Facebook to discuss the key developmental milestones during baby’s first 12 months, what’s considered normal and what to do if your child has not achieved an expected milestone. Be sure to check out the recorded video. Here is a helpful resource for you: a Milestones Checklist and Tips from the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention). For an appointment or to schedule a tour of the office call 772-301-0123.
We invite you to join Dr. Mondesir for an Optimal Care Pediatrics Facebook Live event – “Developmental Milestones in Infants and Toddlers” on Thursday, November 15th at 12 p.m. Dr. Mondesir will discuss key developmental milestones, what’s considered normal and what to do if your child has not achieved an expected milestone. Post your questions to the event discussion beforehand and we will answer them live!
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We invite you to join Dr. Mondesir for an Optimal Care Pediatrics Facebook Live event – Preparing for Newborn on Monday, October 15th from 2-3 p.m. She will be teaming up with PhysiciansToWomen staff members: Dr. Samantha Rawlins, a Board Certified OB/GYN physician and Michele McIntrye, a certified mid-wife, ARNP-CNM. They will explore topics like how to start preparing for your newborn’s arrival, what to expect in the first few days of bringing your baby home and newborn care essentials. Post your questions to the event discussion beforehand and we will answer them live!
October is Selective Mutism Awareness month! Watch Dr. Mondesir as she interviews Dr. Vera Joffe, a psychologist, who is Board Certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, on Selective Mutism, a childhood anxiety disorder where kids find it difficult to speak in certain social settings. We hope you find the information useful about this childhood anxiety disorder.
To contact Dr. Vera Joffe, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 954-341-4441. Dr. Joffe is an author of a book about Selective Mutism called Sophie’s Story – A Guide to Selective Mutism. You can purchase her book here.
The Selective Mutism Association is a national organization that is a resource for parents and caregivers too.
To contact Dr. Jaime Alkon, email email@example.com or call (561) 558-1212 – Option 3.
Dr. Mondesir was live on Facebook at the annual Selective Mutism Association conference in Chicago. Watch the video as she interviews Selective Mutism experts Rachel Busman, PsyD and Jami Furr, PhD on the basics of Selective Mutism – a childhood anxiety disorder where kids find it difficult to speak in certain social settings.
At Optimal Care Pediatrics, we treat many types of anxiety disorders that affect children, such as Selective Mutism. Dr. Mondesir has a special interest in Selective Mutism. She sits on the Board of directors of the Selective Mutism Association and is a children’s book author. Her latest work, “Mason is Learning to Roar”, which tells the story of a young lion with Selective Mutism, is now available on Amazon.
To make an appointment or schedule an office tour, call 772-301-0123.
Join Dr. Mondesir and Dr. Jaime Alkon, a Pediatric and Fetal Cardiologist with Kidz Medical Services, for an Optimal Care Pediatrics Facebook Live event, Heart Health Essentials for Babies and Kids, on September 22nd from 1 – 2 p.m. We will explore topics like assessing pre-natal risk factors for cardiovascular disease, identifying risk factors in children such as obesity and more. You will also get tips on what you can do to reduce these risks and keep your child’s heart healthy. Please post your questions to the event discussion beforehand and we will answer them live!