Teaching Motor Skills to Children with Cerebral Palsy and Similar Movement Disorders

2006
ISBN: 9781890627720

Teaching Motor Skills to Children with Cerebral Palsy and Similar Movement Disorders: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

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Sieglinde Martin

Teaching Motor Skills is the resource that parents, therapists, and other caregivers can consult to help young children with gross motor delays learn and practice motor skills outside of therapy sessions. This title offers dozens of easy to follow exercises with accompanying photos that parents may incorporate into many daily routines at home with the guidance and support of their child's physical therapist.

Exercises address: Head Control, Protective Reactions, Proper Positioning, Independent Sitting with and without Arm Support, Tansitional Movements, Daily Stretching, Improve Muscle Strength and Co-Ordination, Balance Training, Gait Training.

Full of anecdotes and frequently asked questions, with a chapter on medical interventions and bracing, and an apendix of equipment and supplies, this user friendly guide helps parents and professionals coordinate their efforts to achieve the best possible outcome for the child

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