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Children With Cerebral Palsy
A Manual for Therapists, Parents and Community Workers

Second Edition


January 2007 | 259 pages | SAGE India
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.

 
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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Archie Hinchcliffe

Archie Hinchcliffe is a Consultant Physiotherapy Trainer specialising in training therapists and community workers working with children in developing countries. She co-leads a biennial short course at the Bobath Centre in London specifically targeted at therapists intending to work in developing countries, and is a Trustee of Cerebral Palsy Africa, a Scottish charity founded in 2005 to support training programmes for therapists and others working with children with cerebral palsy in African countries.Archie Hinchcliffe has extensive hands-on experience of working with children with cerebral palsy in many countries in the Middle East and... More About Author

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