ERIC Number: ED417555
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Caring for Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Team Approach.
Dormans, John P., Ed.; Pellegrino, Louis, Ed.
Twenty-one papers on caring for children with cerebral palsy are organized into four sections, including: (1) cerebral palsy and the interdisciplinary team approach; (2) management of impairments related to cerebral palsy; (3) preventing disability by optimizing function of the child with cerebral palsy; and (4) preventing handicap by creating opportunities for the child with cerebral palsy. The papers are: "Definitions, Etiology, and Epidemiology of Cerebral Palsy" (Louis Pellegrino and John P. Dormans); "Making the Diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy" (Louis Pellegrino and John P. Dormans); "Interdisciplinary Care of the Child with Cerebral Palsy" (Louis Pellegrino and Gretchen Meyer); "Well-Child Care and Health Maintenance" (Louis Pellegrino); "The Management of Spasticity" (Stephanie Ried, Louis Pellegrino, Shirley Albinson-Scull, and John P. Dormans); "Musculoskeletal Impairments: Introduction to the Orthopedics of Cerebral Palsy" (John P. Dormans and Lawson A. Copley); "Orthopedic Approaches to Treatment" (John P. Dormans and Lawson A. Copley); "Gait Analysis in Cerebral Palsy" (Freeman Miller); "Postsurgical Management of Cerebral Palsy" (Sandy McGee, Johanna E. Deitz Curry, and John P. Dormans); "Neurosurgical Treatment of Spasticity" (Ann-Christine Duhaime and Shirley Albinson-Scull); "Nutrition and Feeding" (Peggy S. Eicher); "Promoting Functional Mobility" (Johanna E. Deitz-Curry); "Promoting Function in Daily Living Skills" (Lesley A. Geyer, Lisa A. Kurtz, and Lynette E. Byarm); "Promoting Function: Communication" (Cynthia B. Solot); "Assistive Technology" (Jennifer Rauck Burstein, Mary Lisa Wright-Drechsel, and Audrey Wood); "Orthotic Management" (James S. Walker and Meg Stanger); "The Family" (Symme W. Trachtenberg and Christine F. Rouse); "The School" (Susan K. Effgen); "Public Policy: Disability-Related Legislation" (Linda Hock-Long); "Transitions to Adulthood: The Adult with Cerebral Palsy" (Adadot Hayes); and "Epilogue" (John P. Dormans and Louis Pellegrino). (Individual papers contain references). (DB)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Cerebral Palsy, Clinical Diagnosis, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intervention, Medical Services, Multiple Disabilities, Neurological Impairments, Physical Mobility, Prevention, Rehabilitation, Teamwork
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company, PO Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624 ($38.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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