Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Manual for Therapists, Parents and Community Workers / Edition 2
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Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Manual for Therapists, Parents and Community Workers / Edition 2

by Archie Hinchcliffe, Clare Rogers, Barbara Lynne Price, Clare Rogers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761935606

ISBN-13: 9780761935605

Pub. Date: 03/30/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book is a practical guide to the effective treatment of cerebral palsy in children. It provides a set of principles by which to observe and analyze individual patients' problems and then plan treatment. With the help of this book, non-specialists working with children with cerebral palsy can make decisions and choose the appropriate therapeutic activities for

Overview

This book is a practical guide to the effective treatment of cerebral palsy in children. It provides a set of principles by which to observe and analyze individual patients' problems and then plan treatment. With the help of this book, non-specialists working with children with cerebral palsy can make decisions and choose the appropriate therapeutic activities for each child. It includes examples of how to apply these principles to real-life situations, using easy-to-follow descriptions and illustrations.

New to this revised edition is a chapter on sensory integration problems with children with cerebral palsy, which looks at ways of evaluating and then dealing with these problems. The author also integrates theory with practical skills more closely.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761935605
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/30/2007
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
259
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
What is Cerebral Palsy and How does it affect Children?
Assessing a Child with Cerebral Palsy
Contractures and Deformities
Principles of Treatment
Child, Family and Therapist working as a Team
Useful Equipment at a Treatment Centre and at Home
Sensory Integration problems in Children with Cerebral Palsy ANNIE BROZAITIS
Assessment and Management of Eating and Drinking difficulties MARIAN BROWNE
Appendix A: How to make Equipment from Appropriate Paper-based Technology (APT) JEAN WESTMACOTT
Appendix B: Choosing appropriate play activities to Engage a Child's active involvement in Therapy

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