Leading experts explain the challenges a child will have after various epilepsy surgeries.
Visual Challenges After Hemispherectomy
Dr. Robert Enzenauer, Chief of Pediatric Opthamology at Children’s Hospital of Colorado, discusses homonymous hemianopsia and other visual challenges after hemispherectomy surgery.
Hearing Challenges After Hemispherectomy
Dr. Frank Musiek, PhD, CCC-A, and Director of the University of Arizona’s NeuroAudiology Lab, discusses how hemispherectomy surgery affects the brain’s ability to process sounds and words.
Neuropsychological Assessments After Hemispherectomy
Michael Kirkwood, PhD, MA, Associate Clinical Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Director, Children’s Hospital of Colorado Rehabilitation Psychology / Neuropsychology and Co-Director, CHCO Concussion Program, discusses the finer points of neuropsychological assessments after hemispherectomy, including comparisons to and limitations of school psycho-educational assessments.