One of the most important things you can do for yourself in college when you have hydrocephalus is establish good relationships with your professors early.
The ABLE Act allows families with children with disabilities to save for college and other expenses in tax-deferred accounts. A must read with tax season upon us!
The Hydrocephalus Association’s webinar, Developing an Effective IEP, is now available online! Dr. Andrew Zabel discusses how hydrocephalus impacts learning.
The National Conference on Hydrocephalus offers parents an opportunity to connect with other parents, speak directly with experts on various topics about raising a child with hydrocephalus – social, emotional, educational, financial, and medical – and watch their children interact with other children living with hydrocephalus. Join us in Portland, Oregon, July 9-11, 2014.
Elizabeth Holthouse, a high school senior, shares her video documentary about her journey with hydrocephalus, called “Normal on the Outside.” The Hydrocephalus Association talks with Liz about her experience making the video and the message she wants to send to the world.
We asked on our Teens Take Charge Facebook Page: “Have you encountered any challenges in school due to hydrocephalus? What have you done to overcome them?” Many young adults and parents shared personal experiences with us.
As many young adults in our Teens Take Charge (TTC) program prepare to take their ACTs and SATs, we wanted to take a moment to put your minds at ease with some helpful suggestions, tips and insight from one of your fellow peers, Madeleine Darowiche.
I am amazed at how hydrocephalus has changed my life…but I would not change it. Here is my story. Within weeks of my birth the doctor expressed concerns about the amount of growth of my head. My parents were referred to a neurologist who diagnosed me with communicating hydrocephalus
It’s that time of the year – back to school time! Most kids around the country will have returned to school this past Tuesday, September 4th, if they have not already. This can be an exciting yet stressful time for parents and kids alike. While kids may be worried about facing the academic rigors of […]