Optimal Care Pediatrics

150 SW Chamber Court Suite 101
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

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Optimal Care Pediatrics

150 SW Chamber Court Suite 101
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Mon-Fri: 8-5pm

Selective Mutism Basics: Video Resource

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.

Heart Health Essentials for Babies and Kids: September 22nd

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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!

Day For Kids: September 1

Boys and Girls Club Day for KidsCome meet us this Saturday, September 1st, at the Day for Kids Celebration presented by the Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County at Causeway Cove Marina in Fort Pierce. Optimal Care Pediatrics is excited to participate in this outdoor family-friendly event from 12 – 6 p.m.! So be sure to stop by our table and say hello! We will have a mystery “grab” prize for your child, too. We look forward to meeting you and your family.

Causeway Cove Marina’s address is 601 Seaway Dr., Fort Pierce, FL 34949.

 

Bullying and Its Impact on Kids: Video Resource

For the seventh in a series of childhood health topics talks hosted by Optimal Care Pediatrics, Dr. Mondesir teamed up with Dr. Laura S. Olivos, a licensed psychologist and owner of The Olive Tree Center for Child & Family Psychology, LLC and Lois McGuire, author of Don’t Be That KID At School, for our Bullying and Its Impact on Kids Facebook Live event. We hope you found the information useful about the many facets of bullying and its impact on children and families. Here is a Don’t Be That KID At School Q & A resource that answers questions about what is bullying and gives tips on what to do and what not to do.

To contact Dr. Laura S. Olivos, email info@olivetreepsychology.com or call 772-763-4070. To contact Lois McGuire, email lois@dontbethatkid.net or call 561-512-1013. To purchase the book Don’t Be That KID! At School, visit http://www.dontbethatkid.net.

Bullying and Its Impact on Kids: August 25th

Join Dr. Mondesir for an Optimal Care Pediatrics Facebook Live event – “Bullying and Its Impact on Kids” on August 25th from 1 – 2 p.m.  Dr. Mondesir will be teaming up with Dr. Laura S. Olivos, a licensed psychologist and owner of The Olive Tree Center for Child & Family Psychology, and Lois McGuire, author of Don’t Be That Kid at School, to explore topics like what bullying consists of, tips on how to talk to your child about bullying, how bullying impacts kids and tips on what parents and caretakers can do.

We want to know what questions you would like to ask! Post them to the event discussion beforehand and we will answer them live!

Back to School Bash: August 11th

Meet us at the Mall on August 11th for the Treasure Coast Square Mall’s annual Back to School Bash! Optimal Care Pediatrics is participating in this fun-filled event. We invite you to stop by our table and say hello to us. Be sure to ask how your child can receive a mystery prize!

 

Back to School Expo: August 4th

Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 4th! Join us in the fun at Christian FM’s first annual Back to School Expo at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Optimal Care Pediatrics is excited to participate in this family-friendly event! So be sure to stop by our table and say hello! Ask us how your child can select a mystery prize! We look forward to meeting you and your family.

There will be vendors, arts and crafts, entertainment, food trucks, great giveaways and more at the Expo!

 

St. Lucie Schools Back to School Pep Rally: August 3rd

Get ready to have some fun with your family at the St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce and St. Lucie Public Schools Back to School Pep Rally at St. Lucie Mets on August 3rd. Optimal Care Pediatrics will be there too. We invite you to stop by our table at the entry and say hello to us. Be sure to ask how your child can select a mystery prize!

New Teacher Orientation – Community Showcase: August 3rd

We welcome all the new St. Lucie Public School teachers as they prepare to have their best ever school year. Optimal Care Pediatrics is participating in the St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce and the St. Lucie County School Board’s New Teacher Orientation-Community Showcase on August 3rd at Ft. Pierce Central High School Cafeteria. Be sure to stop by and say hello to us from 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. We can’t wait to meet you.

Dental Care Essentials for Your Kids: Video Resource

For our sixth in a series of childhood health talks, Dr. Mondesir teamed up with Dr. Emmanuel Acheampong, Pediatric Dentist with Great Expressions Dental Centers for our Dental Care Essentials for Kids Facebook Live event. We hope you find the information useful with tips on dental care for your children at all ages. Check out the recorded Facebook Live video here.

To contact Dr. Emmanuel Acheampong, call 772-343-1762. Great Expressions Dental Care Center is located at 7554 US 1 #13, Port St. Lucie, FL 34952.