A comprehensive review of recent research, treatment objectives and approaches to physical therapy for children with movement disfunction caused by neurological disorder. This new edition features the recent advances in the physical therapy and rehabilitation of infants and children with neurologic disabilities. It also now provides information on the management of children with disabilities in community settings and the physical therapy role of the family. It reviews standardised tests for assessing movement dysfunction.
Table of Contents
Central Nervous System Dysfunction in Children. Foundations of Therapeutic Intervention. Evaluation of Sensorimotor Dysfunction. The Neurologically Suspect Neonate. Brachial Plexus Injury. Down Syndrome. Myelodysplasia. Head Trauma. Children with Severe and Profound Retardation. Cerebral Palsy. Physical Therapy in the Education Setting. Family-Focused Early Intervention. Index