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Author Stanton, Marion, 1956-
Title Understanding cerebral palsy : a guide for parents and professionals / Marion Stanton ; foreword by Joe Whittaker.
Imprint London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2012.
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Phys. Description 224 p. : 25 cm.
Series JKP essentials
Contents An introduction to cerebral palsy -- Should therapy and treatment be your first priority? -- The early stages -- Management of cerebral palsy -- Special considerations -- Alternatives to verbal communication -- Day to day life -- Complementary therapy -- Informal support, social factors and disadvantage -- Education -- After school, what next?.
Summary Aimed at parents and professionals encountering cerebral palsy for the first time. Includes tips on communication, diet and education. Supports parents in seeking the best possible quality of life for their child.
Subject Cerebral Palsy.
Developmental Disabilities.
Other Number 2011045664
Alt Author Whittaker, Joe.
ISBN 9781849050609 (alk. paper)