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All About Hiv In Children

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Ask the Experts

Learning disabilities in HIV+ children

My HIV+ adopted 9 year old is having learning issues that are a puzzle even to the educators at his school. His IQ is very low normal and his progress in school is even slower than his IQ would indicate. His memory is so poor that he still cannot...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...HIV can affect the central nervous system in children and adults. With an undetectable viral load on medication (and in the absence of any other neurological findings), however, it Read more »

Life Expectancy of HIV+ Children

What is the average life expectancy of a child born HIV+? Read more »

HIV+ Children

I have two adopted children that are HIV+ from birth. They are both with undedectable viral loads... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...California, San Francisco. Retrieved July 2009 from www.caps.ucsf.edu/pubs/FS/pdf/parentFS.pdf . Nation PTA (2003). Talking with kids about HIV/AIDS. Retrieved March 2005 from www.pta.org/parentinvolvement/healthsafety/hiv_eng.pdf Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examining Behavioral, Cognitive Effects of HIV Among Children

... " A Behavioral and Cognitive Profile of Clinically Stable HIV-Infected Children ," Pediatrics : Molly Nozyce of the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center 's Department of Pediatrics and colleagues studied 274 HIV-positive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Parents Disclosure of HIV to Their Children

...sex. Finally, in order to provide clinical recommendations on the benefits or costs of disclosure, the impact of disclosure on childrens behavioral and emotional adjustment is examined over 5 years. The New York City Division of AIDS Services... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR's "All Things Considered" Examines Efforts to Provide HIV/AIDS Treatment to Children in Kenyan Slum

...operated by Medecins Sans Frontieres in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya, to provide treatment to thousands of HIV-positive children. Clinic Coordinator Rachel Thomas said that although it is difficult to obtain accurate rates of HIV in the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
...BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful in educating couples, physicians, Read more »

Raising Children with HIV

Posted by TwinsDad, 3 Replies
...Hello ladies, I am posting this for my wife. She is still in denial and I want to help her with some information about raising children with HIV in 2005. Thank you for your cooperation. Read more »

Parents Of HIV Positive Adult Children

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, I was wondering if anyone here knew of any websites, Forums, online communities, etc. specializing in Parents Of Adult Children With HIV? Thanks. Read more »

Need help for children with hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...have read everything there is to read about hiv and it's transmission. My ex husband is hiv positive and we have two small children under four. They are too young to understand the disease and it's transmission and he won't let me tell them... Read more »