Cerebral Palsy


Caring for Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Team based Approach - This daily-use handbook delivers detailed information on a multitude of issues relevant to treatment and supports so that you'll find the perspective you need to make sound, team-based caregiving decisions. Presenting a conceptual framework for care delivery and emphasizing goals for development and competency in family and community settings, this in-depth,practical reference is a must for physicians,workers, home visitors, and families.


Cerebral Palsy : A Complete Guide for Caregiving (Johns Hopkins Press Health Book) - A guide for parents and caregivers of children and adults with cerebral palsy (CP), as well as for adolescents and adults with the condition. Part I provides an overview of CP and explains the medical and psychosocial implications of associated conditions, offering advice for parents on becoming an advocate for their child. Part II contains practical information on caregiving and medical procedures. Part III defines and describes medical terms and diagnoses, surgical procedures, and assistive devices. Includes a list of resources and recommended reading. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Handling the Young Child With Cerebral Palsy at Home - Fundamental to the successful treatment of children with cerebral palsy is the cooperation of parents in home handling. The long-awaited new edition of this classic and popular text has been expanded and updated to include a wealth of new information for therapists, nurses, parents and carers.


Keys to Parenting a Child With Cerebral Palsy - The everyday experience of raising a child with cerebral palsy is spelled out here with advice on helping the child become as independent as possible, providing education and occupational training, and making provisions for the child's social, emotional, and financial future.


Taking Cerebral Palsy to School - Even though Chad has cerebral palsy, he can still attend school and do many of the same things as his classmates. Written from Chad's perspective, this book answers many of the questions his classmates have but may be too scared or uncomfortable to ask. Children, teachers, school nurses, parents, and caregivers will learn about what cerebral palsy is, the different kinds of cerebral palsy, and special equipment that is available to help kids with cerebral palsy. This book also includes an experiment that allows children without cerebral palsy to experience what the condition may feel like.


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