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The Importance of Well-Being and Mental Health for You and Your Child with Special Health Care Needs

Video Index

0:00 Introductions
1:50 What is mental health?
2:42 Chronic illness and mental health
3:53 Love and Logic: Basic principles
6:24 Things to remember
8:11 Child first, chronic illness second
10:12 Infants' developmental goal
11:53 Developmental challenges for infants with chronic illness
15:17 What parents can do for infants
15:53 Toddlers' developmental goals
19:10 What parents can do for toddlers
20:41 5-12 year olds' (elementary school) developmental goals
22:12 What parents can do for 5-12 year olds
25:36 13-18 year olds' adolescent developmental goals
29:47 When should I worry?
32:06 Who can help?
34:58 Chronic illness and mental health resources
35:23 Internet resources
35:50 Questions or more information

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