What do Roald Dahl and Annette Perez have in common? They are both authors of children’s book. Yet their connection lies with hydrocephalus. Many of us may not be aware of the fact that famous children’s author, Roald Dahl (of Willie Wonka fame) dealt with hydrocephalus on a very personal level.  His son Theo developed hydrocephalus when he was four months old, after a taxi in New York City hit his baby carriage.  Click on the articles below to learn more about Roald Dahl’s contributions to the awareness and therapy of hydrocephalus.  As a side note, keep in mind that September 13th, is Roald Dahl day across the world.  Take a minute to look over Annette Perez book (and interview) and you will learn a lot about this condition from the perspective of a person who grew up with the challenges of having hydrocephalus.  Both authors, in different ways, have made significant contributions with their books. My Brain Won’t Float Away/ Mi cerebro no va a salir flotando info: www.editorialcampana.com

http://www.acnr.co.uk/mar_apr_2008/ACNRMA08_nerolit.pdf

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?storyCode=179092&sectioncode=26

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