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Child Life Specialist Granger IN

See below for child life specialists in Granger who provide psychological preparation for surgeries, medical procedures support, sibling support, emergency room interventions, pain management, child health care, mental trauma therapy, child stress reduction and more, as well as advice and content on early childhood.

Walker Carl J MD
(574) 243-4450
14950 State Road 23
Granger, IN
 
Dr. Tyra Denee Gaylord
(574) 271-7295
15446 Regis Ct
Granger, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Jennifer Ann Nordby
(804) 426-1381
14225 Stonehurst Ct
Granger, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Michael James Hudson
(574) 239-4540
Granger, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Frances Doyle Dwyer
(407) 644-4844
Granger, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Tyra Denee Gaylord, MD
(574) 271-7295
15446 Regis Ct
Granger, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hosp Of South Bend, South Bend, In; St Josephs Med Ctr, South Bend, In

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Rita M Cortese, MD
(574) 273-4959
51891 Quail Valley Dr
Granger, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Ancona, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Ancona, Italy
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Logansport State Hosp, Logansport, In
Group Practice: Pediatric Advocates

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Frances Doyle Dwyer, MD
Granger, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1967

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Cynthia Lynn Y Pascual, MD
(574) 256-9032
51280 Carrigan Way
Granger, IN
Specialties
Family Practice, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Languages
English, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr. Sibel Toper
(708) 763-0679
15490 Stony Run Trl
Granger, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Learn On Potty Train Your Child in One Day

How to potty train your child in one day

By GreatDad Writers

The Potty Trainer

A lot of attention has been given to the potty training in a day method. It is appealing to many parents since it appears to be easy and not drawn out. Supporters of this method contend that if a child is ready to be trained, it is less confusing if you spend an entire day on the process. The method that is usually described is very specific. The training is supposed to take place in a room with easily cleaned floors, usually the kitchen. Drinks, snacks, and candies are provided. This approach avoids inconsistent instruction by the parents since they are not supposed to be disrupted by other daily activities. Only one parent should do the instruction. The child is usually naked or lightly dressed with loose clothing so quick placement on the potty is possible. Spending considerable time on the potty is required, and the child may need to be entertained and coached in order to stay there.

Potty Monkey

The instruction is all inclusive. The child is taught how to remove the clothes, use the potty and empty the potty, flush and replace the clothing. Staying on or near the potty will show the child he can go in the potty and be rewarded. As long as the parents are encouraging and diligent, the child may not view it as a forceful process. However, the classical teaching of this method included scolding and gentle discipline. Rewards are provided usually in the form of treats or stickers. The 5-10 hour method can be very effective if parents choose a time when the child wants to please their parents and if the child is truly ready to potty train.

Several child specialists have spoken openly against this method. It is sometimes viewed as an intensive program that gives parents unrealistic expectations. It is also perceived as a process that does not allow children any input to the process. Those against this approach contend that if the child is not �ready� then this intensive instruction will be detrimental to normal parent-child relationships. Opponents say this technique teaches kids to only go on command and not learn the correct process for themselves. Furthermore, they believe these children may actually take longer to train because they become resistant to forceful instruction.

On the other hand, this was a very common technique that was used when cloth diapers were commonplace. Parents were loving but motivated. Success was common and some flexibili...

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