Luisa Ferronato

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Cranial radiation therapy in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia has been associated with adverse neuropsychological effects, such as low intelligence. However, records show that these associations usually occur when the dose of radiation used is 2400 cGy. We investigated whether a lower dose of 1800 cGy had the same adverse effects on long-term(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to obtain sound prevalence and outcomes data on parents with disabilities and their children in statutory child protection proceedings. METHOD The court files of all care and protection matters initiated by the statutory child protection authority and finalized in a 9-month period (n=285) at two Children's Courts in(More)
This paper will focus on work-based environments, assistive technology solutions and compensatory strategies for people with low vision (that is, when vision cannot be satisfactorily corrected by spectacles/lenses). It presents two case studies to illustrate how functional capacity within a workplace can be maximized for individuals with vision impairment(More)
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