Cerebral Palsy (Pro-Ed Studies in Communicative Disorders) by Merlin J. Mecham ; Pro Ed, 1996. Provides comprehensive coverage of the cluster of motor speech disorders found in persons with cerebral palsy (CP), for speech- language pathologists and students. Discusses the team approach to treatment and the impact of federal legislation on programs for various age levels, details neurolinguistic and neuromotor aspects of communication problems, and describes assessment procedures and methods for evaluating treatment effectiveness.
Smile from Andy by Nan Holcomb; Jason & Nordic Publishers,1989. A child with cerebral palsy is hindered in meeting new people by his shyness, until he discovers the special thing he can do to make people feel like talking to him.
Cerebral Palsy: A Complete Guide for Caregivingby Freeman Miller,M.D. & Steven J. Bachrach,M.D., John Hopkins University Press, 1995. A guide for parents and caregivers of children and adults with cerebral palsy (CP), as well as for adolescents and adults with the condition. Part I provides an overview of CP and explains the medical and psychosocial implications of associated conditions, offering advice for parents on becoming an advocate for their child. Part II contains practical information on caregiving and medical procedures. Part III defines and describes medical terms and diagnoses, surgical procedures, and assistive devices.
Cerebral Palsy (Venture Books) by Nathan Aaseng; Franklin Watts, Incorporated, 1991.Discusses the causes, effects, prevention, and treatment of the debilitating condition known as cerebral palsy, which may occur in many different forms.
Keys to Parenting a Child With Cerebral Palsy (Barron's Parenting Keys) by Jane Faulkner Leonard, Sherri Cadenhead, Margaret Myers; Barrons Educational Series ,1997. The everyday experience of raising a child with cerebral palsy is spelled out here with advice on helping the child become as independent as possible, providing education and occupational training, and making provisions for the child's social, emotional, and financial future.
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