Dr. Eckstrom Doctoral Thesis on Childhood Myotonic Dystrophy

Here is a copy of Dr. Eckstrom Thesis on Childhood Myotonic Dystrophy. Its pretty comprehensive and a bit technical. Click below to open a PDF Copy. The thesis is almost 90 pages long and full of a lot of good information. Dr. Eckstrom is one of the leaders in the knowledge of childhood myotonic dystrophy and Autism

EckStrom Doctoral Thesis Childhood Myotonic Dystrophy

 

 

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Activities that Children like

Activities That Children Like

So what kind of things do kids with CMD like to do? I am basing this page on my son, Christopher. You may want to consider some of these activities for Children with CMyD.

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Computer

Computer games and video and movement in general seems to keep these kids interested. Christopher uses both a MAC and a PC computer. Early on he used an Edmark Touchscreen but later graduated to a mouse after he hit and damaged the touchscreen. He uses most software that has an age equivalent of about 3-8 years old with most of his skills in the 4 year old range. Some software:

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