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Author Hinchcliffe, Archie.

Title Children with cerebral palsy : a manual for therapists, parents and community workers / Archie Hinchcliffe ; illustrations by Barbara Lynne Price
Published London : ITDG Publishing, 2003


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Description xii, 203 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Causes, effects and treatment of cerebral palsy -- Ch. 2. Assessment of children with cerebral palsy - Collecting information -- Ch. 3. Assessment of children with cerebral palsy - Analysis of information -- Ch. 4. Contractures and deformities -- Ch. 5. Principles of treatment -- Ch. 6. Therapist, family and child working as a team -- Ch. 7. Useful equipment in a centre and at home -- Ch. 8. Assessment and management of eating and drinking difficulties / Marian Browne -- App. A. How to make equipment from appropriate paper-based technology (APT) / Jean Westmacott -- App. B. Choosing appropriate play activities to engage a child's active involvement in therapy
Summary "This book is written for student and practitioner therapists, particularly those working with few resources, who wish to increase their understanding of how to help children with cerebral palsy and their families. It will be invaluable to physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, rehabilitation workers and volunteers. The clear line illustrations and minimal use of techical terms ensure that parents and community workers will also find the book useful and informative."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 181) and index
Subject Cerebral palsy -- Treatment.
Cerebral palsied children -- Care.
Cerebral Palsy.
Cerebral Palsy -- therapy.
LC no. 2004444294
ISBN 185339565X