Managing Learning & School Issues after a Pediatric Transplant

Some children develop learning difficulties after transplant and may need special help at school.

Presented by Courtney Dirksen PhD, Dirksen Center for Neuropsychology

Run Time: 45 minute presentation, 15 minutes Q & A

Dr. Dirksen discusses:

  • what cognitive late effects are
  • learning disabilities that may arise after transplant
  • which children are at risk of developing cognitive problems after transplant
  • interventions to help children at various stages of development
  • 504 plan
  • IEPs (individualized education plans)
  • transition services after high school
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