Teachers’ Guide: Late Elementary (Grades 3-5)

By JennBechard / March 26, 2021

Our Teachers’ Guides address common learning challenges faced by many children with hydrocephalus as well as their needs in mainstream classrooms.

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Teachers’ Guide: Early Elementary (K-2nd)

By JennBechard / March 26, 2021

Our Teachers’ Guides address common learning challenges faced by many children with hydrocephalus as well as their needs in mainstream classrooms.

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Teachers’ Guide: High School

By JennBechard / March 25, 2021

Our Teachers’ Guides address common learning challenges faced by many children with hydrocephalus as well as their needs in mainstream classrooms.

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Teachers’ Guide: Middle School (6th-8th)

By JennBechard / March 25, 2021

Our Teachers’ Guides address common learning challenges faced by many children with hydrocephalus as well as their needs in mainstream classrooms.

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Health Challenges and School

By JennBechard / March 18, 2021

Hydrocephalus, as well as the other medical conditions that can accompany it, can have an impact on a child’s ability to participate fully in school.

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Scholarship Instructions

By JennBechard / January 21, 2021

The Hydrocephalus Association’s Scholarship Program was established in 1994 to provide financial assistance to capable and promising young adults who live with the ongoing challenges and complexities of hydrocephalus. We…

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Back To School Checklist

By JennBechard / January 20, 2021

It’s that time of the year – back to school time! Here is a checklist that includes a couple of simple tips for starting the school year on the right foot.

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Recovering and Maintaining Functionality

By JennBechard / January 13, 2021

Symptom improvement after shunt surgery to treat NPH is impacted by a number of variables. After surgery, PT, OT, and other therapies may be advised to help.

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Coping with Hospital Stays

By JennBechard / January 12, 2021

If you have hydrocephalus, the hospital may be a very familiar place. Learn tips and tools on how to cope with hospitalizations.

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Sending your Child to Daycare

By JennBechard / January 11, 2021

Sending off a child to daycare is scary on its own. We have developed a checklist to help you prepare.

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Prenatal FAQ Checklist for Expectant Parents

By JennBechard / January 11, 2021

Receiving an unexpected prenatal diagnosis of hydrocephalus can be difficult to handle. Expectant parents can experience a range of emotions. We’re here for you.

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COVID-19 Guidance for People Living with Hydrocephalus

By JennBechard / December 28, 2020

We know that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing concern and raising questions. To help you navigate, here you’ll find information and recommendations.

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Medical Advisory Board

By JennBechard / December 15, 2020

The Medical Advisory Board (MAB) of the Hydrocephalus Association was established for the purpose of providing advice and guidance to the staff and Board of Directors. MAB members are selected…

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2019-2021 Strategic Plan

By Natalia Martinez Duncan / December 4, 2020

PILLAR 1: FIND AND ENGAGE THE HYDROCEPHALUS COMMUNITY The Hydrocephalus Association still remains relatively unknown by the majority of individuals in this country living with hydrocephalus. It is estimated that…

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Leave a Legacy

By JennBechard / November 3, 2020

Estate Planning: The Fudge Solomon Legacy Society The Fudge Solomon Legacy Society is named for the two founders of the Hydrocephalus Association – Emily Fudge and Cynthia Solomon. Fudge and…

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Workplace Giving

By JennBechard / November 3, 2020

Workplace giving is a simple and effective way for you to support the Hydrocephalus Association’s mission. The Combined Federal Campaign, United Way, and Community Health Charities allow you to donate…

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The CSF Shunt Entry Site Study

By JennBechard / November 3, 2020

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Anterior versus Posterior Entry Site for CSF Shunt Insertion  Participating HCRN Centers On September 30th 2014, the last day of Hydrocephalus Awareness Month, the Patient-Centered…

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Yale University Study

By JennBechard / November 3, 2020

The Hydrocephalus Association invites you to participate in an HIC/IRB-approved study currently being conducted by principal investigator Kristopher T. Kahle, M.D., Ph.D. (Yale), Murat Gunel, M.D. (Yale), and Richard Lifton, M.D., Ph.D. (Rockefeller University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute).

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Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics Relevant to Hydrocephalus

By JennBechard / September 3, 2020

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) flows through the four ventricles and then flows between the meninges in an area called the subarachnoid space.

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Learning Disabilities in Children with Hydrocephalus

By JennBechard / August 18, 2020

Learning disabilities (difficulties) are not uncommon in kids with hydrocephalus. Parents must be prepared to act early to give their child the best chance for success.

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