2010

Pediatric Neuropsychology Case Studies

From the Exceptional to the Commonplace

ISBN: 978-1-4419-6080-1 (Print) 978-0-387-78965-1 (Online)

Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Dangers of Childhood: Neurological Disorders

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      Beating the Odds: Prematurity and Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus

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      Pages 13-22

      Never, Ever Shake a Baby: Pass It On

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      Pages 23-31

      Grand Larceny in the First Grade: Traumatic Brain Injury in the School-Aged Years

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      Pages 33-42

      A Slippery Descent: Adolescent Traumatic Brain Injury

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      Pages 43-49

      Steamrolled: Sports-Related Concussions

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      Pages 51-58

      Bad Signs: Sickle-Cell Disease and Stroke

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      Pages 59-68

      Life Interrupted: Medulloblastoma

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      Pages 69-76

      The Mystery of the Falling Grades: Seizure Disorder

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      Pages 77-85

      When Half a Brain is Better than One: Recurrent Seizures

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      Pages 87-95

      Pathological Left-Handedness: Stroke and Seizures

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      Pages 97-107

      Moving Forward: Psychotherapy with a Youth After Brain Injury

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      Pages 109-119

      Family Matters: Psychosocial Factors on Neuropsychological Outcome

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      Pages 121-128

      Dog Attack: Physical Trauma with Associated Brain Injury

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      Pages 129-137

      Back to Life: Anoxic Brain Damage in a Near Drowning

  3. How It Can All Go Wrong: Developmental Disorders

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      Pages 139-140

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      Pages 141-149

      The Energizer Bunny Meets Shirley Temple: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Combined Type

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      Pages 151-158

      “He is not Working up to Potential”: Atypical Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder with Executive Weaknesses

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      Pages 159-166

      Sorting Sounds: Reading Disability with Phonological Awareness Deficit

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      Pages 167-174

      Well Compensated But Never Quite Solved: Lingering Dyslexia

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      Pages 175-189

      Emily Confronts Her Fiercest Bear: Word Reading Disorder with Naming Speed and Phonological Deficits

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      Pages 191-199

      A Tale of Two Assessments: Reading Fluency

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