Archive for April 22nd, 2009

Vestibular Disorders & Children

We tend to overlook certain demographics when discussing vestibular disorders, including children. Vestibular disorders are often viewed as disorders that affect only elderly populations. Although children make up a small percentage of the vestibular disorder population, they are often the most difficult to treat.
I came across two great, easy-to-read articles on vestibular disorders in children. *Please note: These are not scientific articles.

1) Vestibular Disorders: Causes and effects of a hidden problem. Jennifer Blomgren.
Details how vestibular disorders can negatively effect children, both physically and emotionally. Gives great insight to the impact on their quality of life.;col1

2) How to Recognize Children’s Vestibular Sense Problems. eHow Health Editor.
Six step to helping you recognize if your child has vestibular disorders.