Caring for the cerebral palsy child.
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Caring for the cerebral palsy child.

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Published by Trade and Technical Press in [Morden, Surrey .
Written in English


  • Cerebral palsied children -- Home care.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsRJ496.C4 L85
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5458072M
LC Control Number73160435

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Life With Katie My Child With Cerebral Palsy I am guessing if you are reading this article you either have child with Cerebral Palsy or know someone who has this condition. If you do not know what Cerebral Palsy is, I will tell you in layman’s terms. Cerebral palsy, or CP, is a group of disorders that affect balance, movement, and muscle tone.“Cerebral” means the disorder is related to the brain, and “palsy” refers to weakness or a. Cerebral palsy is the term used to describe the motor impairment resulting from brain damage in the young child regardless of the cause of the damage or its effect on the child. Impairment is the correct term to use to define a deviation from normal, such as not being able to make a muscle move or not being able to control an unwanted movement. “Trapped: My Life with Cerebral Palsy” by Fran Macilvey. This book is about Fran Macilvey’s life growing up with CP. She was born in the ‘60s and writes about her journey to self-acceptance. She wants readers to understand what it feels like to have Cerebral Palsy and how if affects someone as an adult.

In Caring for Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Team Approach, the team members of the cerebral palsy program--pediatricians, orthopedic surgeons, physical and occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, social workers, educators, and administrators- /5(5). Get this from a library! Caring for children with cerebral palsy: a team approach. [John P Dormans; Louis Pellegrino;] -- Based on the caregiving approach developed at the Cerebral Palsy Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Children's Seashore House, . World-renowned experts provide the latest information for parents and grandparents caring for a child who has cerebral palsy. Highly Commended, Popular Medicine BMA Medical Book Award When their child has cerebral palsy, parents need answers. In severe cerebral palsy, the child may have a lot of difficulties in performing everyday tasks and movements. Spastic cerebral palsy is the most common type of cerebral palsy, where the muscles become stiff because the messages to the muscles are relayed incorrectly from .