My Tired Brain: A Child's Journey to Understanding Sleep Apnea

My Tired Brain: A Child's Journey to Understanding Sleep Apnea


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Take a journey with a young boy and his parents as they gain a deeper understanding of his emotional and behavioral struggles. As a family they learn he has pediatric sleep apnea which leaves his brain incredibly tired each day. Too tired to help him to share his feelings well, or have strong control over his impulses. Through a child's point of view you will come to understand how he faces the challenges of a obtaining a diagnosis and mastering the use of a CPAP machine. His imagination is a great benefit to him and leads him to success! Tips for parents as they assist their own child through a sleep study and consistent use of a CPAP are included as well as special photos of children with their own CPAP masks. A helpful tool for any family who shares this diagnosis!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780990554677
Publisher: Angela Deal
Publication date: 07/15/2014
Pages: 34
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.09(d)

About the Author

Angela Deal is a wife and mother of three. Professionally, she has worked as a child and family therapist for fourteen years. The book was inspired by her family's own experience, when their youngest son received a diagnosis of sleep apnea. It was a tremendous relief to have a deeper understanding of what was causing such a disruption of his mood and behavior. Going through the medical appointments and learning to use the CPAP machine were difficult, but helping him to master these challenges was well worth the efforts.

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