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Posture and Movement of the Child with Cerbral Palsy 2nd edition

A Must-Have For Clinicians Working With Children With Cerebral Palsy

The revised edition of Posture and Movement of the Child with Cerebral Palsy has been thoroughly updated with current research information on pathophysiology. It uses the ICF Model of human functioning to organize information on the motor types of cerebral palsy and general hypotonia. All new information is made relevant to clinicians.

This detailed text not only describes the impairments commonly seen in the motor subtypes of cerebral palsy, but also describes and illustrates intervention ideas and strategies for therapists with rationale for selection presented in case reports.

Table of Contents include:

  • Chapter 1 – Defining and Classifying Cerebral Palsy
  • Chapter 2 – Posture and Movement within the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Classification
  • Chapter 3 – Introduction to the Classifications of Cerebral Palsy by Motor Type: Organization of Information
  • Chapter 4 – Children with Hypotonia
  • Chapter 5 – Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy
  • Chapter 6 – Children with Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy
  • Chapter 7 – Children with Ataxic Cerebral Palsy
  • Chapter 8 – A Brief Summary of Anti-Gravity Postural Control in Infants with Typical Development

TARGET GROUP: Children of all ages

~300 pages • 8.5 x 11, softcover • ©2015.