The Official Parent's SourceBook on Dysgraphia (Official Parents Guide Series) / Edition 1

The Official Parent's SourceBook on Dysgraphia (Official Parents Guide Series) / Edition 1

by THE STAFF OF ICON HEALTH PUBLISHING, Health Publica Icon Health Publications
     
 

ISBN-10: 0597830185

ISBN-13: 9780597830181

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

Overview

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.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780597830181
Publisher:
Icon Group International, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/11/2002
Series:
Official Parent Guides
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Overview
Organization
Moving Forward

PART I: THE ESSENTIALS
Chapter 1. The Essentials on Dysgraphia: Guidelines
Overview
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
Overview
Finding Doctors
Finding a Neurologist
Selecting Your Doctor
Working with Your Child's Doctor
Broader Health-Related Resources
Vocabulary Builder

PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL
Chapter 3. Studies on Dysgraphia
Overview
Federally-Funded Research on Dysgraphia
The National Library of Medicine: PubMed
Vocabulary Builder
Chapter 4. Physician Guidelines and Databases
Overview
NIH Guidelines
NIH Databases
Other Commercial Databases
Specialized References
Vocabulary Builder
Chapter 5. Dissertations on Dysgraphia
Overview
Dissertations on Dysgraphia
Keeping Current

PART III. APPENDICES
Appendix A. Researching Your Child's Medications
Overview
Your Child's Medications: The Basics
Learning More about Your Child's Medications
Commercial Databases
Contraindications and Interactions (Hidden Dangers)
A Final Warning
General References
Vocabulary Builder
Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine
Overview
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
General References
Appendix C. Finding Medical Libraries
Overview
Preparation
Finding a Local Medical Library
Medical Libraries Open to the Public
Appendix D. Your Child's Rights and Insurance
Overview
Your Child's Rights as a Patient
Parent Responsibilities
Choosing an Insurance Plan
Medicaid
NORD's Medication Assistance Programs
Additional Resources
Vocabulary Builder

ONLINE GLOSSARIES
Online Dictionary Directories

DYSGRAPHIA GLOSSARY
General Dictionaries and Glossaries

INDEX

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >