Growing Up with Epilepsy: A Practical Guide for Parents
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Beschreibung"Growing Up with Epilepsy" provides parents with the tools needed to raise a child with epilepsy, to support his/her social development, provide effective discipline, and negotiate the educational system.
InhaltsverzeichnisThe Basic Tools. An Introduction to Epilepsy; The Challenges of Living with Epilepsy; Dealing with the Demon at the Dinner Table; Epilepsy Goes to School. Effects of Focal Epilepsy; A Guide to Brain Organization. The Frontal Lobes; The Temporal Lobes; The Occipital and Parietal Lobes. Changing Challenges; Changing Age. Epilepsy During the First Two Years; Epilepsy in the Preschool Years; Epilepsy in the Elementary School Years; Epilepsy in the Adolescent Years; Some Final Words for Parents. Appendices. Model Individual Education Plan for Children with Epilepsy; Driving and Epilepsy; A State-by-State Guide.
PortraitLynn Bennett Blackburn, Ph.D. is a pediatric neuropsychologist at St. Louis Children's Hospital. She works with the families and children receiving care through the Pediatric Epilepsy Center, a joint program of Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, as well as serving on the Professional Advisory Board of the Epilepsy Foundation of the St. Louis Region. She has approached the task of creating a practical guide for parents from the perspective of the questions raised by the families she serves and her experience as a parent to her own children.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DEMOS HEALTH
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2003
Seitenanzahl: 161 Seiten