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Treatment of Cerebral Palsy and Motor Delay.

Author: Sophie Levitt; Anne Addison
Publisher: Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Levitt, Sophie.
Treatment of Cerebral Palsy and Motor Delay.
Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sophie Levitt; Anne Addison
ISBN: 9781119373889 1119373883
OCLC Number: 1053830319
Notes: Adolescents.
Description: 1 online resource (462 pages)
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 The clinical picture for therapy and management; Incidence of cerebral palsy; Motor dysfunction; Associated impairments and disabilities; Broad framework for therapy and management; Definitions used in the ICF; Examples in cerebral palsy; Practical application; Aetiology of cerebral palsy; Genetic causes; Causes in later childhood; Neuroimaging; Clinical picture and development; Change at different ages; Classification systems; Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS). Manual Ability Classification System (MACS)Bimanual Fine Motor Function (BFMF) classification; Communication Function Classification System (CFCS); Eating and Drinking Ability Classification System (EDACS); Association between the functional classifications; Topographical classifications; Bilateral cerebral palsy (affecting both sides of the body); Unilateral cerebral palsy; Classification of motor types of cerebral palsies; Spastic cerebral palsy; Dyskinetic cerebral palsy (dystonic and choreoathetotic); Ataxic cerebral palsy. Common features observed in all presenting types of cerebral palsiesPostural mechanisms; Infantile reflexes; Additional impairments; Motor delay; Summary; Chapter 2 A collaborative learning approach; Working with parents within a family framework; Emotional support; Parents vary; Other adults; Family-centred services; Family cultures; Research on home and school visits; Collaborative learning approach; Opportunities to discover what the parents and child want to achieve. Opportunities to clarify what is needed for these achievements, to recognise what parents and children already know and can do, and to find out what they still need to learn and doInvolvement in the selection and use of methods; Involvement in the evaluation of progress; Behavioural progress; Parent satisfaction; Parent-child interaction; Helping a child to learn motor control (body function) and motor function (activity); Observation of parent and child interaction; Social needs; Parents' health; Teamwork with parents; An integrated approach; Siblings; Review of practical points. Alternative and complementary treatmentsContraindications; Summary; Chapter 3 Learning motor function; Learning methods; Key learning suggestions; A behaviour; Emotions and learning; Development of a child's attention and learning; Practical ideas to promote attention and learning; A child's own strategies for a chosen goal; Task analysis; Cues for learning; Verbal guidance; Rewards; Practice and experience; Summary; Chapter 4 Adolescents and adults; Studies of function in adolescents and adults; Activity goals; Motor developmental assumptions; Issues of concern for adolescents and adults.

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