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Living With Spina Bifida

Author : Larry E. Appelmann
ISBN : 9781553950691
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 56.21 MB
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Larry Appelmann talks about his experiences, including the past surgeries he has had. He also mentions his family and how important they are to him. Living with Spina Bifida: Speaking Out About My Disability contains 13 chapters, including a prologue and a bibliography, which you normally would not see in an autobiography but he included one because there were a lot of things related to his disability that he wanted to include in his autobiography. Click here to read a special message from the author.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Living With Spina Bifida

Author : Adrian Sandler, M.D.
ISBN : 9780807867860
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 25.1 MB
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It is the most common complex birth defect. Spina bifida affects approximately one out of every 1,000 children born in the United States. In this comprehensive guide, Dr. Adrian Sandler offers a wealth of useful information on the medical, developmental, and psychological aspects of this condition. Accurate, accessible, and up-to-date, Living with Spina Bifida is written especially for families and professionals who care for children, adolescents, and adults with spina bifida. This edition contains a new preface by the author, addressing recent developments in research and treatment, as well as an updated list of spina bifida associations.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Child With Spina Bifida

Author : Elizabeth M. Anderson
ISBN : 9781317326335
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 74.33 MB
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First published in 1977, this book focuses on the disability of spina bifida in children. Children with the condition frequently suffer with severe physical handicaps such as lower limb paralysis and incontinence, as well as intellectual impairment. It can be difficult for the families of these multiply handicapped children and they often require the help of professionals from many disciplines. In this book, the authors focus on practical suggestions for alleviating many of the problems brought about by the condition. Their suggestions are designed to help parents, as well as professionals.
Category: Social Science

Spina Bifida

Author : Stephanie Watson
ISBN : 9781404218536
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 44.40 MB
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Describes the genetic disease spina bifida, including its history, how it is treated, and current medical research towards a cure.
Category: Self-Help

Teaching The Student With Spina Bifida

Author : Fern L. Rowley-Kelly
ISBN : UVA:X002161221
Genre : Education
File Size : 31.20 MB
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Videocassette: Teachers examine how to meet the needs of Spina bifida students. Heath and access needs are looked at together with cognitive and academic needs. The importance of fostering social adjustment and personal development are also stressed.
Category: Education

Issues And Reviews In Teratology

Author : H. Kalter
ISBN : 9781461525127
Genre : Medical
File Size : 37.47 MB
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From a review of an earlier volume: 'Both the experimental and the human aspects of teratology are presented in this comprehensive text by a stellar group of internationally recognized scientists and clinicians....A valuable resource for those concerned with experimental teratology and risk assessment and those requiring general information about the causes of birth defects. The treatment of these issues is sophisticated, succinct, and logical.'-American Scientist
Category: Medical

Brooke S Journey Of Heart

Author : Beverly Charles
ISBN : 9781477232248
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Brookes Journey of Heart is the story of a daughter who lives each day with the disabilities delivered with her at birth and the mother who gave birth to her. Beverly Charles asked her daughter, Brooke Klemme, if she would like to write her story of living with Spina Bifida. Brooke responded, "Yes! There are two sides to every story." Brooke and Beverly show us both sides of their story in the context of faith, family, and friends. In 1971, more than 6000 American children were born with Spina Bifida, but like most people, Beverly Charles knew nothing about this condition until she gave birth to her third and last child. In this touching memoir co-authored by Charles and her daughter Brooke Klemme, we learn first-hand not only what it means, but what it feels like - to raise a disabled child, to watch her suffer and triumph, and to be that child, who now as an adult, tells her side of the story. Most parents will never have to answer this question - should your new baby live? For Brooke's mother, there was only one answer, an answer that would involve multiple surgical procedures, interminable hospital stays, and an army of doctors and therapists - an answer that would change her and her family forever. This book is a spiritual memoir and a medical one. The authors make connections with Eastern and Western religious practices that have seen them through difficult and joyous times for over four decades. Their story transcends the personal to offer hope and help to other parents who have faced the same hard question and who, like Beverly and Brooke, answer "YES." As one reader said, I loved it. I laughed, cried, got mad, got sad, and now feel like a part of your family.
Category: Family & Relationships

Living With Spina Bifida

Author : Adrian Sandler
ISBN : PSU:000032288162
Genre : Medical
File Size : 24.68 MB
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Provides details on the medical, developmental, and psychological aspects of the condition
Category: Medical


Author : Pat Kinevane
ISBN : 9781474228923
Genre : Drama
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It's mad that ye're here with me. In Cobh. I always felt like I was born on the brink of the world. That I was near death, always. And here I am! Hereafter. This place of slower motion. But whipping energy. Back Home. A woman lies dead in her grave in the Tumbledown cemetery, Cobh, County Cork. It's a recent relocation; only two weeks before she was living in a flat near Croke Park in Dublin, beneath two East European prostitutes who she had begun to be friendly with. From her last resting place, she tells the story of her life: her happy childhood and the mother who loved Cleopatra; being struck by lightning and then missing school for a year; her night shifts in hotels washing and mending laundry; up to her ultimate and untimely demise in a north Dublin flat; all via a series of unlikely encounters and heartbreaking betrayals. Written in Pat Kinevane's signature style, Underneath is a blackly comic, rich and vivid tale of a life lived in secret, a testament to the people who live on the fringes, under the nose of everyday life. Underneath was published to coincide with the play's first production by Fishamble theatre company in December 2014.
Category: Drama

The Psychological And Social Impact Of Illness And Disability 6th Edition

Author : Mark A. Stebnicki, PhD, LCP, DCMHS, CRC, CCM
ISBN : 9780826106568
Genre : Psychology
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"This edition...adds an important international perspective on illness and disability. The personal narratives help bring the real world of people who are suffering to the forefront of the scientific discourse."--Doody's Medical Reviews Now in its sixth edition, this best-selling textbook continues to be the most comprehensive and diverse text available on the psychosocial aspects of disability. It examines current thought and treatment approaches to working with individuals with disabilities through the contributions of expert thinkers and practitioners in the disability field. Abundant and insightful narratives by disabled individuals offer a bridge between theory and practice for students in rehabilitation psychology and counseling courses. In addition to completely updated and reorganized material, this edition contains insightful new section introductions, empirically based research articles, and the contributions of international researchers presenting a more global and richer perspective on the psychosocial aspects of disability and illness. It also contains an increased focus on the negative impact of societal attitudes and treatment of disabled individuals on their psychological adjustment to disability. The addition of objectives at the beginning of each chapter and review questions and personal perspectives at the end of each chapter further facilitate in-depth learning. Key Features: Presents the most comprehensive and diverse coverage of psychosocial aspects of disability topics of any textbook available Examines contemporary thinking and treatment approaches in working with individuals with disabilities Provides a bridge between theory and practice through the narratives of individuals with disabilities Establishes a historical understanding of societal attitudes toward disability and treatment past and present of persons with disabilities Analyzes barriers to enabling persons with disabilities and improving social consciousness and quality of life for this population Facilitates course planning through inclusion of objectives and review questions/personal perspectives in each chapter
Category: Psychology

Spina Bifida

Author : Robert L. McLaurin
ISBN : UOM:39015011766535
Genre : Medical
File Size : 36.15 MB
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To date there is no one method for treating spina bifida, one of the most common anomalies in the nervous system. With a recurrence rate of ten percent, managing spina bifida cases requires a multidisciplinary approach involving several medical and surgical specialties. This collection of papers takes a clinical management approach to the multidisciplinary problem of spina bifida. The leading neurosurgery, orthopedics, urology, and allied health experts from major American children's hospitals explore topics in etiology, epidemiology, prenatal diagnosis, and rehabilitation.
Category: Medical

Meant To Be Family

Author : Marion Lennox
ISBN : 9781460380154
Genre : Fiction
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Meant to be a daddy? When obstetrician Oliver Evans walked away from his wife, Emily, he hoped it would allow her the chance to be a mom—something he just couldn't give her. But now Emily has crashed back into his life, and Oliver knows that this time he can never let her go! Midwife Emily has pieced together her own little family, and Oliver's return changes everything. It's clear that what they once had isn't over, but if Oliver wants her back he'll have to believe that being a dad can finally heal his heart…
Category: Fiction

Pediatric Skills For Occupational Therapy Assistants E Book

Author : Jean W. Solomon
ISBN : 9780323291637
Genre : Medical
File Size : 70.89 MB
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Utilizes a family-centered perspective, using the terminology of the AOTA Practice Framework, which focuses on tailoring the OT approach to meet the needs of children within the context of their own environments. Includes evidence-based content such as clinical trials and outcome studies that demonstrate the basis for OTA best practices. Presents case examples that show how key concepts apply to real-life situations. UNIQUE! Features expert advice and tips from the authors and contributors in highlighted Clinical Pearls boxes. Addresses cultural diversity and sensitivity to introduce you to the wide groups of people that OTAs treat. Incorporates prevention as a role OTA’s have in addition to intervention and treatment. Contains suggested activities in each chapter that help bridge the gap between the classroom and the clinic. Prepares you for the information you’re expected to learn from the chapter with key terms, chapter outlines, and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter. Helps you assess and evaluate what you’ve learned with review questions and summaries at the end of each chapter. UNIQUE! Evolve website offers a variety of video clips and learning activities to help reinforce the material you learn in the text. UNIQUE! Demonstrates how concepts apply to practice with video clips on the Evolve website that exhibit pediatric clients involved in a variety of occupational therapy interventions. UNIQUE! Prepares you for new career opportunities with content on emerging practice areas such as community systems. UNIQUE! Offers new assessment and intervention strategies with the addition of content on Model of Human Occupation (MOHO) assessments and physical agent modalities (PAMS). Provides the latest information on current trends and issues such as childhood obesity, documentation, neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT), and concepts of elongation.
Category: Medical