The Official Parent's SourceBook on Dysgraphia (Official Parents Guide Series) / Edition 1by THE STAFF OF ICON HEALTH PUBLISHING, Health Publica Icon Health Publications
Pub. Date: 09/11/2002
Publisher: Icon Group International, Incorporated
This sourcebook has been created for parents who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells parents where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to dysgraphia, from the… See more details below
This sourcebook has been created for parents who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells parents where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to dysgraphia, from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on dysgraphia. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Dysgraphia: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 3. Studies on Dysgraphia; Chapter 4. Physician Guidelines and Databases; Chapter 5. Dissertations on Dysgraphia; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Your Child's Medications; Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine; Appendix C. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix D. Your Child's Rights and Insurance; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; DYSGRAPHIA GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Dysgraphia.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
PART I: THE ESSENTIALS
Chapter 1. The Essentials on Dysgraphia: Guidelines
What Is Dysgraphia?
Is There Any Treatment?
What Is the Prognosis?
What Research Is Being Done?
For More Information
More Guideline Sources
Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance
Finding a Neurologist
Selecting Your Doctor
Working with Your Child's Doctor
Broader Health-Related Resources
PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL
Chapter 3. Studies on Dysgraphia
Federally-Funded Research on Dysgraphia
The National Library of Medicine: PubMed
Chapter 4. Physician Guidelines and Databases
Other Commercial Databases
Chapter 5. Dissertations on Dysgraphia
Dissertations on Dysgraphia
PART III. APPENDICES
Appendix A. Researching Your Child's Medications
Your Child's Medications: The Basics
Learning More about Your Child's Medications
Contraindications and Interactions (Hidden Dangers)
A Final Warning
Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine
What Is CAM?
What Are the Domains of Alternative Medicine?
Can Alternatives Affect My Child's Treatment?
Finding CAM References on Dysgraphia
Additional Web Resources
Appendix C. Finding Medical Libraries
Finding a Local Medical Library
Medical Libraries Open to the Public
Appendix D. Your Child's Rights and Insurance
Your Child's Rights as a Patient
Choosing an Insurance Plan
NORD's Medication Assistance Programs
Online Dictionary Directories
General Dictionaries and Glossaries
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