Linda I Ray

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B. BULLETIN DESCRIPTION: This course will address issues related to working with families with young children with special educational and health needs. This will include strategies for effective communication and collaboration with all members of the interdisciplinary team. D. COURSE OBJECTIVES/CONTENT: The student will be able to: 1. Describe family(More)
Purpose Damage in childhood systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) affects ocular, musculoskeletal, neuropsychiatric, renal, cardiovascular, peripheral vascular, and skin domains and damage can affect their health related quality of life (HRQOL). Aggressive treatments have improved survival in childhood SLE, but the disease is still associated with significant(More)
Two children with chronic dermatomyositis who were treated with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) for 28 and 12 months, respectively, are reported. Both patients had received prednisone and immunosuppressive agents prior to IVIG treatments and had experienced significant side effects. Strength and functional abilities improved in both patients in a gradual(More)
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