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THE ANGELMAN PROJECT "E-BOOK" OUTLINE
TABLE OF CONTENTS

A. UNDERSTANDING THE DIAGNOSIS

1. History & Discovery: Dr. Harry Angelman's Observations by Jill Clayton-Smith, M.D.

2. Clinical Features and Clinical Diagnosis by Charles Williams, M.D. Associate Professor and Chief, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Division of Genetics.

3. Genetics by Joseph Wagstaff, M.D., Ph.D; Geneticist at University of Virginia School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics And Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics.

4. Genetic Counseling by Jill E. Hendrickson, M.S., M.S.S.W; Genetic Counselor, Perinatal Medicine, Division of Genetics University Medical Center, University of Florida and Phase I Principal Investigator.

B. MANAGING MEDICAL ISSUES

5. Pediatric & Internal Medicine: Guide to General Healthcare by Dr. Charles Williams, M.D.

6. Seizure Types, Mechanisms & Treatments in AS by Elizabeth Thiele, M.D. & Terry Hutchison M.D., Ph.D. Special Feature: The Importance of the EEG in AS by Stewart Boyd, MD.

7. Dentistry by Nancy Dougherty, D.M.D. Case Studies a. Orthodontia: Katie's Braces by Chris Taylor. b. Oral hygiene: Lucy, Troy, Alex.

8. Emergency Care by Steve Katz, M.D.

C. ORGANIZING THERAPIES


9. Communication by Stephen N. Calculator, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Professor of Communication Disorders, University of New Hampshire.

10. Behavior and Behavior Therapy by Timothy J. Freeman, Ph.D.; Child Clinical Psychologist.

11. Motor Development and Therapy (Physical and Occupational) by Cathy Osburn, M.S., Pediatric Physical Therapist.

12. Therapy of Sleep Disorder by Joseph Wagstaff, M.D., Ph.D. Case Study: Justin. D. MAXIMIZING EDUCATIONAL OPTIONS

13. The Legal Right to an Education of all Individuals with a Disability by Teresa Rebhorn.

14. Educational Strategies and Legal Interpretations for AS Individuals by Susan Ferguson, M.Ed., Senior Associate, The Institute for Educational Leadership and a parent of an AS child.

a. Overview of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
c. Six Major Principal of IDEA.
d. Teaching Strategies that seem to work best for a child with AS.

E. CAREGIVING & PARENTING

15. Living with the Diagnosis. (Interviews with subject families and siblings)

16. Daily Living Skills by Elaine Whidden, M.S.N., A.R.N.P., & Sharon Katz. F. CREATING LONG TERM PLANS

17. Special Issues of Adolescence and the Transition to Adulthood by Jill Clayton-Smith, M.D.

18.Group Homes: Case Histories by Fred Windbeck.

G. CASE HISTORIES


 

 

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