Table of contents for Teaching motor skills to children with cerebral palsy and similar movement disorders : a guide for parents and professionals / Sieglinde Martin.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1: Developmental Delay and Cerebral Palsy 
	
Chapter 2: Gross Motor Development
	The Baby¿s Position Influences Motor Development
	The Motor Development of the Child with Cerebral Palsy
	Frequently Asked Questions by Parents
Chapter 3: Obstacles to Motor Development 
	Muscle Tone
Reflexes
Lack of Motor Control and Coordination
Muscle Weakness
Abnormal Sensory Awareness Movements Patterns
Chapter 4: Helping Your Child Learn Motor Skills
	Neural Plasticity
	Physical Therapy and Motor Learning
	Motor Learning
	Physical Therapy for Children with Cerebral Palsy
	The ¿Road to Independence¿ for Children with Cerebral Palsy
	Frequently Asked Questions by Parents
Chapter 5: Flexible Muscles and Joints
	How to Do Stretching Exercises
	Arm Stretches
Leg Stretches
Stretching Exercises for the Older Child
	Frequently Asked Questions by Parents
Chapter 6: Head-up
	Meet Nina
	Head-Up Practice
	Easy Head-Up Exercises
Frequently Asked Questions by Parents
	Integration of Head-Up into Daily Life
Chapter 7: Happy Baby in Back-lying 
	Happy Baby Exercises
Frequently Asked Questions by Parents
Chapter 8: Tummy Time
	Exercises for Tummy Time with Play
Big Push-ups for Sean
Big Arm Exercises
Weight Bearing on ¿Big Arms¿
Frequently Asked Questions by Parents
Chapter 9: Guarding Against Falls
	The Boy Who Did Not Want to Touch the Floor
	Encouraging Protective Extension Forward
	Encouraging Protective Extension to the Sides. A Special Practice for the 
Child with Hemiplegia 
	Frequently Asked Questions by Parents
Chapter 10: Sitting Pretty
	Meet Elli
	Helping your Child to Sit
	Supported Sitting
	Independent Sitting with Arm Support
	Sitting without Arm Support
	Other Ways to Sit on the Floor
	Sitting on a Bench or Chair
	Moving in and out of Bench or Wheelchair Sitting
	Frequently Asked Questions by Parents
Chapter 11: Getting Up and Crawling
	Meet Jennifer
	Up Onto Hands and Knees
Crawling
	Rising up and Moving down
Doing It All
Frequently Asked Questions by Parents
Chapter 12: Leg Exercises and Standing with Arm Support
	Stimulating Leg Movements
Leg Exercises
	Supporting Your Child in Standing
	Leg Exercises with Weight Bearing
Your Child Stands Holding on with Both Hands
Helpful Bars
	Frequently Asked Questions by Parents
Chapter 13: Balance
Balance Training
Balance Training in Sitting Balance
Balance Training in Kneeling
Standing Balance
Independent Standing with Arm Support and Transitions in and out of 
Standing
Frequently Asked Questions by Parents
Chapter 14: Standing without Arm Support and Walking
	Walking with Arm Support
	Standing Free
	Assisted Standing on One Leg and Extra Standing Time for the Weaker 
Leg
	Progress with Standing Balance Training
	Strength and Quick Action
	Walking
	Frequently Asked Questions by Parents
Chapter 15: Walking and More
	Opportunities for Walking Indoors
	Walking Outdoors and in Public Places
	Walking Stairs
	Improving Balance and Coordination 
	Standing on One Leg
	The Way Your Child Walks
	Frequently Asked Questions by Parents
Chapter 16: Strengthening Exercises and Having Fun
 General Strengthening Exercises
	Having Fun
Chapter 17: Other Interventions for Children with Cerebral Palsy, by Lisa Barnett, 
DPT
	Medical Management
	Serial Casting
	Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
	Lower Extremity Bracing
Appendix
	Pediatric Therapy Equipment
	General Equipment and Supplies
	Therapy Equipment Suppliers
References
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Cerebral palsied children -- Rehabilitation.
Cerebral palsy -- Exercise therapy.
Movement disorders in children -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Movement disorders in children -- Exercise therapy.
Physical therapy for children.
Physical therapy for infants.