Monthly Archives: November 2016

Dr. Raymond Tervo Named Chief DBP of LIH Healthcare

November 13th, 2016 (No Comments)

Dr Raymond Tervo , Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician, most recently with the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, has joined LIH Healthcare, commencing in November. Dr Tervo brings with him extensive experience gained in both clinical and academic settings in the care of children with neurodevelopmental disorders. His most recent appointment was as Senior Consultant at the Mayo Clinic […]

New Technology Helps with Decision Making for Surgery for Children with Cerebral Palsy

November 13th, 2016 (No Comments)

Due increased muscle spasticity, children with cerebral palsy (CP) often develop muscle contractures (shortening) and skeletal malalignment (where bones grow at a slightly abnormal angle or hip joints do not form properly). These can affect the functional abilities of a child. For example, because they are unable to straighten their knees fully they have difficulty […]

Dr. Ming Li Visits LIH Healthcare’s US Partner, Children’s Specialized Hospital

November 11th, 2016 (No Comments)

In October 2016, Doctor Ming Li from Peking University First Hospital made a 2-day visit at Children’s Specialized Hospital (CSH) in New Jersey, US. The visit included opportunities to meet with the management and clinical staff from CSH. As a well-established doctor and well-known scholar in the field of pediatrics, Dr. Ming Li was very […]

Leader in Taiwan’s Speech-Language Field Joins LIH Healthcare Consultant Advisory Board

November 9th, 2016 (No Comments)

Wang Nan Mai, SLP (Dept. of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan) became a member of the LIH Healthcare Consultant Advisory Board in October. She will routinely consult with speech-language teams throughout LIH Healthcare. As a speech-language consultant on the Consultant Advisory Board, Wang Nan Mai will support development of clinical […]

Lazy or “Demand Avoidant”?: Motivating Children with ADHD

November 9th, 2016 (No Comments)

An article that recently caught my eye, on ADHD and motivation, was written by a guest blogger, Sherry Cramer, an Educational Therapist, and posted on Anne-Marie Morey’s ‘Bay Tree Blog’. Anne-Marie is also a North American educational specialist. She has a great blog and often posts interesting and useful articles and resources. I strongly recommend […]

Clinician Profile: Cristina Sakthivel, Speech-Language Pathologist

November 9th, 2016 (No Comments)

Cristina Sakthivel, MS CCC-SLP Cristina is an ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist from California, US. She holds a B.S. and M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from California State University Sacramento, and has completed training in PECS and PROMPT methods. Cristina has treated adults and children with speech and language needs for the past 6 years in a variety […]