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Teaching Motor Skills to Children With Cerebral Palsy And Similar Movement Disorders

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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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