Publisher description for Children with cerebral palsy : a manual for therapists, parents, and community workers / Archie Hinchcliffe ; illustrations by Barbara Lynne Price and Clare Rogers.


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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.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Cerebral palsy -- Treatment.
Cerebral palsied children -- Care.
Cerebral Palsy.
Cerebral Palsy -- therapy.
Child.