Brain Institute Videos

Understanding ADHD in Kids: Signs, Misconceptions, and Support Strategies

Today we are joined by Dr. Agenia Delouche, child and adolescent psychologist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, and today we're diving into an important topic that affects many families: ADHD. We'll be covering signs to look out for, common misconceptions, and how parents and caregivers can best support their children.

Signs of Autism in Children

Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a developmental disorder that affects communication, social interaction, and behavior. It typically appears in early childhood, and parents and caregivers may notice signs and symptoms as early as 12 to 18 months of age. Learn the signs of autism for early detection and care.

What is a Sleep Study? - What to expect when you stay at the Sleep Lab

In this video, we will explain what to expect during your child's stay at the sleep lab. A sleep study is also called a Polysomnography. This is a test used to diagnose sleep disorders. Polysomnography records your brain waves, the oxygen level in your blood, heart rate and breathing, as well as eye and leg movements during the study.

Meet Brandon Korman, PsyD, PhD - The Brain Institute

Dr. Brandon Korman is a pediatric neuropsychologist with the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Brain Institute in Miami.

Meet Doctor Parul Jayakar - Director of Neuro Genetic and Metabolic Program

Parul Jayakar, MD of Nicklaus Children's Division of Clinical Genetics is the Director of the Neurogenetic and Metabolic Program and the Miami Genetic Laboratories.

Meet Doctor Madalsa Patel

Madalsa Patel, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric intensivist with The Heart Institute.

Meet Doctor Elizabeth Welch

Elizabeth Welch, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric cardiologist with The Heart Institute.

Meet Shelly Wang MD, MPH - Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Dr. Shelly Wang is a pediatric neurosurgeon at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

What does genetic testing entail?

Dr. Parul Jayakar explains different testing methods for genetic testing.

Meet Doctor Sajel Lala Kana - Clinical Geneticist

Dr. Kana is a clinical geneticist at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. She specializes in diagnosing children with complex genetic disorders.

Talkin' Kids Health: Individual Education Plans

Learn about Individual Education Plans with Dr. Reshma Naidoo, Neuropsychologist and Neurorehabilitation Specialist at Nicklaus Children's Hosptial.

Multidisciplinary Approach for Cerebral Palsy

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Monica Payares-Lizano, MD discusses the multidisciplinary team approach for neuromuscular disorders such as cerebral palsy.

What is Durable Medical Equipment?

As one of the largest and most comprehensive pediatric orthopedic practices in Florida, the Orthopedic, Sports Health and Spine Institute can skillfully provide state-of-the-art and compassionate care for your child’s orthopedic concerns.

Meet Doctor Yadira Martinez-Fernandez

Yadira Martinez-Fernandez, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is the Director of Outpatient Cardiology at The Heart Institute.

What is spasticity and its care options?

Dr. Toba Niazi, a pediatric Neurosurgeon at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, explains how spasticity is an abnormal rigidity and stiffness of the muscle and its care options through the Spasticity and Movement Disorders Clinic.

Intraoperative MRI | Innovations Pediatric Healthcare

Dr. John Ragheb, director of the division of neurosurgery, with the Brain Institute at Nicklaus Children's Hospital discusses guided imaging which brings MRI technology directly into the surgical suite to enhance safety and ensure complete removal of tumors and preservation of healthy tissue.

iMRI Technology Provides Surgeons Real Time View of Brain Tumors

Nearly 5,000 children in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a brain tumor this year. Now new technology is helping doctors remove these tumors and save children from additional surgery.

Lunch n' Learn: Detecting the Early signs of Autism

Detecting the Early Signs of Autism: What the speech and language pathologists want you to know. Hear from speech and language pathologists Jessica Thomas and Nayda Torres-Soto. Brought to you by Nicklaus Children's Hospital's Division of Psychology to raise awareness on issues affecting our children today. 

Meet Doctor Toba Niazi - Pediatric Neurosurgeon

Toba Niazi, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital is a pediatric neurosurgeon with the Brain Institute.

Meet Doctor John Ragheb - Director of Neurosurgery

John Ragheb, MD of Nicklaus Children's Hospital, is the Director of the Division of Neurosurgery. Dr. Ragheb created a program to treat hydrocephalus in children in Haiti under the sponsorship of Project Medishare. An all-volunteer surgical team travels to Haiti twice per year to perform surgeries on children with hydrocephalus, with approximately twenty surgeries being performed during each trip.