Pediatric Chronic Illness   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

SPD 707 - Pediatric Chronic Illness


Students will learn about the neuropsychological characteristics and sequelae of common chronic illnesses such as asthma, diabetes, and seizure disorders. Special assessment modifications are noted as well as collaboration with medical and other professionals such as genetic counselors. Best practice guidelines are examined concerning the management of chronic illness in the public schools. (3 Credits)