Charley is 10 months old. His parents brought him to the pediatrician because he was sleeping more than average, refusing to eat, and is not pulling himself up as other children.

After reading about effective communication techniques in the resources this module, whether they be verbal or non-verbal, discuss the age-related barriers to communication with the older person. Give 3 examples of barriers you may face with an older person and discuss at least 2-3 ways you would use therapeutic communication techniques to overcome these barriers.

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Charley is 10 months old. His parents brought him to the pediatrician because he was sleeping more than average, refusing to eat, and is not pulling himself up as other children.Charley is 10 months old. His parents brought him to the pediatrician because he was sleeping more than average, refusing to eat, and is not pulling himself up as other children.

He cries while in the ‘jumper’ and screams when they try to have him stand. After some time Charley’s pediatrician informs the parents that the diagnosis is ALL.

In your research, what have you learned regarding this cancer and the prognosis?

What are the treatment modalities recommended for this disease?