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Can I Tell You About Parkinson's Disease?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

Meet Nikolai - a man with Parkinson's disease. Nikolai invites readers to learn about Parkinson's from his perspective, helping them to understand how Parkinson's affects his daily life and why some tasks can be especially challenging for him. He also gives advice on how to help someone with Parkinson's when they have difficulties with physical movements and memory

Contents:

  • Acknowledgements.;
  • 1. Introducing Nikolai, who has Parkinson's disease.
  • 2. Parkinson's disease is a medical problem.
  • 3. Shaking.
  • 4. Moving slowly and stiff muscles.
  • 5. Balance.
  • 6. Freezing.
  • 7. Memory.
  • 8. Organization.
  • 9. Sleep.
  • 10. The treatments aren't perfect.
  • 11. Exercise and being positive.
  • 12. Feelings and pain.
  • 13. Ways people can help.
  • 14. More information about Parkinson's disease.
  • 15. Words to know.
  • 16. Some helpful materials.
  • 17. Some exercise resources.
  • 18. International websites.

Author Bio:

Alan M. Hultquist, EdD is a licensed school psychologist with a doctorate in educational psychology. He is also licensed as an elementary educator, special educator, and consulting teacher. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the US National Association of School Psychologists. Dr. Hultquist has worked with children professionally since 1979.

 

Can I Tell You About Parkinson's Disease?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

Author: Alan M Hultquist

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