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@article{f027467d20014639bf2c04a96e81c46c,
title = "Reintegration Into School After Treatment for a Brain Tumor: The Child's Perspective",
abstract = "This multiple case study investigated perspectives of childhood brain tumor survivors on reintegration into school over a 2-year period. Semistructured interviews were conducted with 5 children at 3 times to obtain an extensive view of their overall school experience. Thematic analysis of data resulted in 4 themes: {"}school life and participation,{"} {"}peer relations and friendships,{"} {"}performance and difficulties,{"} and {"}support and follow-up.{"} Childhood brain tumor survivors consider school attendance as part of a normal disease-free life. Social contact and friendships represent their main motivating factors for returning to school. Attitudes and feelings regarding performance, difficulties, and support vary among survivors and change over time. In conclusion, continuity in learning and social contact established before the return facilitate the reintegration process. A comprehensive assessment of their academic and psychosocial functioning should be organized on reentry. Systematic follow-up by parents, school staff, and health professionals throughout the child's school career is required.",
author = "Stephanie Vanclooster and Johan Bilsen and Lieve Peremans and {Van Der Werff Ten Bosch}, Jutte and Genevi{\`e}ve Laureys and Philippe Paquier and Anna Jansen",
year = "2019",
doi = "10.1177/2333794X19860659",
language = "English",
volume = "6",
pages = "1--10",
journal = "Global pediatric health",
issn = "2333-794X",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Reintegration Into School After Treatment for a Brain Tumor

T2 - The Child's Perspective

AU - Vanclooster, Stephanie

AU - Bilsen, Johan

AU - Peremans, Lieve

AU - Van Der Werff Ten Bosch, Jutte

AU - Laureys, Geneviève

AU - Paquier, Philippe

AU - Jansen, Anna

PY - 2019

Y1 - 2019

N2 - This multiple case study investigated perspectives of childhood brain tumor survivors on reintegration into school over a 2-year period. Semistructured interviews were conducted with 5 children at 3 times to obtain an extensive view of their overall school experience. Thematic analysis of data resulted in 4 themes: "school life and participation," "peer relations and friendships," "performance and difficulties," and "support and follow-up." Childhood brain tumor survivors consider school attendance as part of a normal disease-free life. Social contact and friendships represent their main motivating factors for returning to school. Attitudes and feelings regarding performance, difficulties, and support vary among survivors and change over time. In conclusion, continuity in learning and social contact established before the return facilitate the reintegration process. A comprehensive assessment of their academic and psychosocial functioning should be organized on reentry. Systematic follow-up by parents, school staff, and health professionals throughout the child's school career is required.

AB - This multiple case study investigated perspectives of childhood brain tumor survivors on reintegration into school over a 2-year period. Semistructured interviews were conducted with 5 children at 3 times to obtain an extensive view of their overall school experience. Thematic analysis of data resulted in 4 themes: "school life and participation," "peer relations and friendships," "performance and difficulties," and "support and follow-up." Childhood brain tumor survivors consider school attendance as part of a normal disease-free life. Social contact and friendships represent their main motivating factors for returning to school. Attitudes and feelings regarding performance, difficulties, and support vary among survivors and change over time. In conclusion, continuity in learning and social contact established before the return facilitate the reintegration process. A comprehensive assessment of their academic and psychosocial functioning should be organized on reentry. Systematic follow-up by parents, school staff, and health professionals throughout the child's school career is required.

U2 - 10.1177/2333794X19860659

DO - 10.1177/2333794X19860659

M3 - Article

C2 - 31321257

VL - 6

SP - 1

EP - 10

JO - Global pediatric health

JF - Global pediatric health

SN - 2333-794X

ER -

ID: 47072897