cerebral palsy handbook

a practical guide for parents and carers
  • 244 Pages
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Vermilion , London
StatementMarion Stanton.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 244p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22066157M
ISBN 100091876761

The book covers the early stages of cerebral palsy, choice of therapy and treatment, management of everyday life, education, informal support and social factors, legal rights and benefits, and planning for adulthood. There is also a fully updated and comprehensive reference section/5(3).

The book has been designed to provide readers with an understanding of cerebral palsy (CP) as a developmental as well as a neurological condition. It details the. their successful publication, The Help Guide to Cerebral Palsy. This publication is authoritative, comprehensive, extensively illustrated, colorful and engaging.

The need for this publication is enormous, as CP is common throughout the world and no affordable management guide File Size: 7MB.

Description of the book "The Cerebral Palsy Handbook: A Practical Guide for Parents and Carers": Marion Stanton's book is an invaluable guide for all parents and guardians who are learning to care for a child with cerebral palsy.

Find Cerebral Palsy Textbooks at up to 90% off. Plus get free shipping on qualifying orders $25+. Choose from used and new textbooks or get instant access with eTextbooks and digital materials. Titled Cerebral Palsy: A Complete Guide for Caregiving, this book provides in depth coverage of the major issues confronting parents of children with cerebral palsy.

Cerebral palsy is a lifelong condition that affects the individual, family, and immediate community. Therefore, the goal of allowing the individual with cerebral palsy to live life with the least impact of the disability requires c- plex attention to the individual and the family.

Furthermore,Brand: Springer-Verlag New York. Miller’s valuable resource helps members of the medical team navigate the complexity of cerebral palsy care by explaining unfamiliar treatments that fall outside of their own disciplines.

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This book is a practical guide to the effective treatment of cerebral palsy in children.

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It provides a set of principles by which to observe and analyze individual patients' problems and then plan treatment. Book Description. Completely revised and fully updated in light of the SEND Code of Practice, this edition familiarises readers with the specific learning needs of cerebral palsy.

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The term ‘cerebral palsy’ is loose and its boundaries are imprecise. It may be defined as a persisting, but not necessarily unchanging, acquired motor disturbance arising in the perinatal period or infancy, due to non-progressive brain damage.

It embraces a wide variety of disorders with differing clinical features and aetiologies. A number of types of cerebral palsy can be distinguished Author: Ivan Donaldson.

Marion Stanton's book is an invaluable guide for all parents and guardians who are learning to care for a child with cerebral palsy. The book covers the early stages of cerebral palsy, choice of therapy and treatment, management of everyday life, education, informal support and social factors, legal rights and benefits, and planning for adulthood.

Cerebral Palsy: A Complete Guide for Caregiving Pdf Features: The top benefits which you get after buying this book are: Recommended by the teachers, this is one of the most demanded books by the students. One of the most comprehensive and coherent book /5. The term cerebral palsy is used when the problem has occurred early in life, to the developing brain.

Children with cerebral palsy can have problems such as muscle weakness, stiffness, awkwardness, slowness, shakiness, and difficulty with balance.

These problems can range from mild to severe. In mild cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a lifespan motor disorder arising from damage to the developing brain before or shortly after birth. People with CP may experience problems with muscle coordination and difficulties with the organization and processing of sensory information.

The 4th edition of Finnie s Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home aims to help parents assist their child with cerebral palsy (CP) towards achieving the most comfortable independence in all activities.

The book is also intended to help professionals and other carers new to this field understand, support and encourage young children with CP and their families.

A highly readable and accessible overview of Cerebral Palsy (CP). The book has been designed to provide readers with an understanding of CP as a developmental as well as a neurological condition.

It details the nature of CP, its causes and its clinical manifestations. Using clear, accessible language (supported by an extensive glossary) the. Choreic cerebral palsy is characterized by jerking, flailing movements. Ataxic cerebral palsy, involving the cerebellum, causes either an impaired sense of balance or a lack of coordinated movements.

In addition to these types, which may occur singly or together, emotional, visual, and hearing impairments and convulsive seizures may be present. "Abnormalities of Motor Function (Cerebral Palsy)." Principles of Internal Medicine (): "Cerebellar Hypoplasias." Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics (): "Cerebral Palsy (Little Disease)." Textbook of Pediatrics (): Notes.

The information in this outline was last updated in Additional Physical Format: Online version: Levitt, Sophie. Physiotherapy in cerebral palsy; a handbook. Springfield, Ill., Thomas, [] (OCoLC) The book covers the early stages of cerebral palsy, choice of therapy and treatment, management of everyday life, education, informal support and social factors, legal rights and benefits, and planning for adulthood.

There is also a fully updated and comprehensive reference section. Cerebral Palsy in Infancy is a thought-provoking book which introduces a new way of thinking on the development and use of interventions. Relevant to current practice, it advocates early, targeted activity that is focused on increasing muscle activation, training basic actions and minimizing (or preventing) mal-adaptive changes to muscle morphology and function.

Best Motor & Movement Impairment & Cerebral Palsy Books Book reviews of my recommendations for the best books for parents of children with fine and gross motor and cerebral palsy issues. As the mother of a adult child with mild cerebral palsy, I found working with a physical therapist when he was younger was extremely helpful in helping him.

Cerebral palsy may only be mild and cause only a slight disruption to a person‟s daily life. It can also be more severe, affecting the whole body and may significantly impact how a person participates in daily activities.

Health Record book (Blue Book) provided to families when their child is Size: KB.

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Purchase Cerebral Palsy - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Cerebral palsy is a lifelong condition that affects the individual, family, and immediate community.

Therefore, the goal of allowing the individual with cerebral palsy to live life with the least impact of the disability requires c- plex attention to the individual and the family. Content. This book is a derivative of the author’s well-regarded Cerebral Palsy and focuses on rehabilitation techniques.

The book discusses the theory and techniques used by physical and occupational therapists, and also provides suggestions for implementing an Individual Education Plan.

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If you are a well‐educated parent of a child with cerebral palsy, or a young adult with cerebral palsy, and living in the US, this is the book to by: 4.Keys to Parenting a Child With Cerebral Palsy (Barron's Parenting Keys) by Jane Faulkner Leonard, Margaret E.

Myers, Sherri Lynn Cadenhead "A good introduction for parents involved in care of a child diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Easy to read, this book makes a great gift too." Order Book $Neurologists will find the book invaluable. Show less Cerebral Palsy: A Clinical and Neuropathological Study is an account of a detailed study in which obstetrical, neonatal and neurological investigations on a large group of patients are presented with full neuropathological data found at subsequent necropsy.