Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home

ISBN-10: 0750605790

ISBN-13: 9780750605793

Edition: 3rd 1997

Authors: Nancie R. Finnie

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Fundamental to the successful treatment of children with cerebral palsy is the cooperation of parents in home handling. This new edition has been expanded and updated to include new information for therapists, parents, nurses and carers.
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Book details

List price: $55.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 8/20/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.64" long x 0.76" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

The importance of communication - parents and professionalsp. 3
Medical aspects of cerebral palsyp. 8
Parents' problemsp. 18
Psychological guidancep. 34
Understanding movement and developmentp. 47
Basic principles of handlingp. 65
Early stages of hand functionp. 80
Equipment as an adjunct to rehabilitationp. 96
The parents' contribution to early learningp. 107
Speechp. 112
Communication and technologyp. 118
Music and music therapyp. 125
Playp. 127
Sleepingp. 163
Toilet trainingp. 173
Bathingp. 180
Dressingp. 190
Feedingp. 209
Carryingp. 222
Chairs, pushchairs and car seatsp. 231
Aids to mobilityp. 247
The management of contractures and deformitiesp. 257
Going into hospitalp. 263
Recreational activitiesp. 265
Illustrations of some of the terms usedp. 269
An overview of the early stages of sensorimotor developmentp. 278
Glossary for parents - the terms we usep. 284
Suppliers of equipmentp. 288
Useful addresses: general; communication and technology; toys; social servicesp. 290
Further reading for parentsp. 292
Indexp. 293
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