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A Toss of the Dice : Stories from a Pediatrician's Practice - Natasha T. Hays

A Toss of the Dice

Stories from a Pediatrician's Practice


Published: 15th October 2004
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Natasha T. Hays uses stories from her paediatric practice to illustrate the challenges faced by children with different types of special needs, including autism, bipolar disorder, genetic syndromes, cerebral palsy, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and giftedness.

News by telephone -- Medical school -- Pediatric residency -- More lessons, including humility -- Carolina, here I come -- Coping with a disability -- Mental retardation -- Genetics and syndromes -- Sandra's story -- Learning disabilities -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and its mimics -- Mood disorders -- Cerebral palsy -- Autistic spectrum disorders -- The falling sickness -- Smart mothers, horrible choices -- The deaf--a different culture -- Brothers and sisters -- Being gifted: a mixed blessing -- School -- Bullying -- The unkindest cut--terminal illness -- Ariel and Alex.

ISBN: 9781846420221
ISBN-10: 1846420229
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 15th October 2004
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Edition Number: 1