Charlotte E. Thompson, M.D.
    Charlotte E. Thompson, M.D.

    Recent Books by Dr. Thompson

    Grandparenting a Child with Special Needs
    Charlotte E. Thompson, M.D.

    This book provides guidance on how to give grandchildren with special needs the love and care they deserve and provide their parents with the additional support that they often need. Topics covered include the medical, emotional, and practical aspects of the grandparenting role as well as how to access resources -- and how to have fun and quality time with a grandchild with a disability.

    Dr. Thompson is a pediatrician and specialist in children's muscle diseases. She has cared for children with special problems for over 50 years. She founded the nonprofit Center for Handicapped Children and Teenagers in San Francisco and directed its operation for 23 years. She has also worked as a consultant for six pediatric neuromuscular programs. She is the mother of two and the grandmother of two and lives in California.

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