A Parents’ Guide to CFIDS is written by a doctor, educators, and parents of children with CFIDS to guide parents and educators in understanding, coping with, and helping a child with CFIDS live a better life. This roadmap to recovery covers everything from medical terms and doctor visits to assisting with schoolwork and focusing on normal development to improve the life of a child with CFIDS.
Assists parents and others in understanding chronic fatigue immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS) in children. Combines medical, parental, and personal experiences designed to minimize the negative social and educational effects on children with CFIDS, and shows how to help affected children overcome the major academic and social challenges of CFIDS. Discusses advocating for a child, family issues, and evaluating intellectual abilities. Appendices offer questionnaires, lists of resources, sample letters of educational plans, and tips for coping. — Copyright ©1999 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR All rights reserved –This text refers to the Hardcover edition.