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Growing Up with Epilepsy: A Practical Guide for Parents


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Juni 2003

Beschreibung

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.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

The 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.

Portrait

Lynn 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.

EAN: 9781888799743
ISBN: 1888799749
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DEMOS HEALTH
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2003
Seitenanzahl: 161 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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