ERIC Number: ED037882
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Handling the Young Cerebral Palsied Child at Home.
Finnie, Nancie R.
Written primarily for parents of cerebral palsied children, the text discusses and illustrates methods for handling the child in daily activities. Introduced with a questionnaire concerning developmental stages and activity levels, the manual describes the most common difficulties of the spastic, athetoid, ataxic, or flaccid child. Drawings and explanations included concern, general advice, the development of movement, carrying, bathing, toilet training, dressing, feeding, transporting devices, sleeping, play, and linking play with everyday activities. Also provided are lists for additional reading, terminology, and suppliers of accessories and equipment. (JM)
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Child Care, Exceptional Child Services, Motor Development, Parent Education, Parent Role, Physical Activities, Physical Development, Physical Disabilities
E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc., 201 Park Avenue South, New York, New York 10003 ($6.95)
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