A Case Study: A Chronology of Hope
As with most developmental disabilities, the presence of Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) has a profound impact on the family system. It would be a disservice to both affected individuals and their families to ignore parental feelings. For this reason, the case presentation that follows integrates the medical, psychological, educational, and social history of a Caucasian female with personal, sensitive commentary from her parents. They assisted the case historians by sharing their recollections of their lifelong experiences and the endless frustrations as the parents of a disabled child whose diagnosis was delayed for over 26 years.
KeywordsCerebral Palsy Private School Turner Syndrome Nocturnal Enuresis Sheltered Workshop
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