ERIC Number: ED252036
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
The Early Needs of Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Comprehensive View.
Blackman, James A.; Healy, Alfred
Intended for professionals and parents, this monograph focuses on the service needs of young children with cerebral palsy. Section I presents an overview of cerebral palsy, including etiology, incidence, and history of management. Section II describes service needs in the following areas: prevention; early identification; treatment; the interdisciplinary team; primary, secondary, and tertiary care; community support services; links with educational services; and training for health professionals. Section III discusses coordination of services in the context of decision-making and prevention planning. A short appendix lists references for further reading. (JW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Maternal and Child Health Services.
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Div. of Developmental Disabilities.