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How do we talk to the children about hd?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Get help

Huntington's disease, correct? This is too difficult for you as a family to undertake alone.
It is especially difficult if any child has been brought into the world with the knowledge that he/she may/will be affected also. Get help from your genetic counselor -- that's what they do best. Answer questions truthfully at an age-appropriate level.

In brief: Get help

Huntington's disease, correct? This is too difficult for you as a family to undertake alone.
It is especially difficult if any child has been brought into the world with the knowledge that he/she may/will be affected also. Get help from your genetic counselor -- that's what they do best. Answer questions truthfully at an age-appropriate level.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: There is a link

I will post this link that details the talk with children http://www.
Huntingtonsociety.Ca/english/uploads/talking_to_children_about_hd.Pdf children have vivid imagination they need to know their world is safe so be supportive and work through their fears.

In brief: There is a link

I will post this link that details the talk with children http://www.
Huntingtonsociety.Ca/english/uploads/talking_to_children_about_hd.Pdf children have vivid imagination they need to know their world is safe so be supportive and work through their fears.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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