Dizziness and balance problems can be difficult to recognize in kids. Younger children in particular may have trouble describing their symptoms. These problems can be a sign of a temporary ear infection or a more serious neurological disorder that might have long-term developmental consequences.
All of us with children are well versed in the challenges of helping our little ones navigate through episodes of frustration or unusual behavior. Tantrums or unexpected actions most always have a cause – and parents who work down the typical checklist of tiredness, hunger, sickness, need of attention, boredom or something similar can usually isolate the culprit that is leading to their behavior.
Has your child recently been diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) or other developmental challenges? Has therapy such as counseling, reading instruction, occupational therapy, or speech therapy been recommended?
Does your child:
Often display impulsive or inattentive behavior?
Have difficulty organizing and expressing ideas verbally?
Struggle with reading and writing?
View the world in new, creative ways?
Suffer from digestive problems, headaches, allergies, or other chronic health conditions?
Show more frustration and moodiness with school, friendships, and life in general?
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