Book: Teaching Motor Skills to Children With Cerebral Palsy And Similar Movement Disorders
All children with cerebral palsy and other conditions that result in gross motor delays need help and reinforcement to learn basic motor skills, usually with assistance from a physical therapist. Because the degree of developmental delay varies greatly from child to child, a thorough motor evaluation is an important step before establishing a specific therapy plan.
This new guide, written by an experienced physical therapist, provides parents with a complete understanding of how the physical characteristics of cerebral palsy and similar conditions–muscle tightness and weakness, increased or decreased flexibility, abnormal reflexes, impaired sensory perception–affect a child’s ability to sit, crawl, stand, and walk.
Note: This book won the 2007 Independent Publisher Award Bronze Medalist, Health/Medicine/Nutrition category. (Source: Amazon.com)
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