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Self Care in PreSchool Children with Cerebral Palsy

16th April, 2019

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Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology published a longitudinal study on 290 children with cerebral palsy aged 18 months to 5 years of age. The study examined the relationship of self-care in preschool children with cerebral palsy and manual ability.

Methodology:  Each participant was evaluated for self-care using the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI). At 5 years of age, each child manual ability was classified using the Manual Ability Classification System (MACS). The children were classified as follows:

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