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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 and Clare Rogers
Edition 2nd ed., rev
Published New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (257 pages) : illustrations
Contents What is cerebral palsy and how does it affect children? -- Assessing a child with cerebral palsy: observing and handling -- Assessing a child with cerebral palsy: analysis of observations -- 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
Summary A large number of children in developing countries are born with or develop cerebral. palsy. The problem is made worse by inadequate knowledge and treatment facilities. As a result, thousands of children with cerebral palsy live in burdensome dependence. upon their families. This tragic situation can be avoided to a great extent by. giving treatment early in the child?s life and also by guiding families on. how to manage the children in ways that help them become independent. This book. is a practical guide designed to help therapists and community workers understand. and effectively treat chi
Notes Previous edition: Vistaar Publications, 2003
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cerebral palsy -- Treatment
Cerebral palsied children -- Care
Cerebral palsy.
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy -- therapy
children (people by age group)
MEDICAL -- Pediatrics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's Health.
Cerebral palsy
Cerebral palsy -- Treatment
Cerebrale verlamming.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9788178299655