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Occupational Therapy Insights

May 29, 2018

For children with cerebral palsy, occupational therapy can help with muscle and joint coordination issues — issues that can make everyday tasks difficult. Some of these tasks include eating, brushing teeth and bathing. Occupational therapy can help to improve physical, cognitive and social abilities, as well as fine motor skills and posture. This therapy can also help address difficulties with processing sensory information. Learn even more through this study guide.

  1. Cerebral Palsy Graphical Review
  2. Cerebral Palsy: An Information Guide for Parents – Royal Children’s Hospital
  3. Classification Systems in Cerebral Palsy – Children’s Orthopaedic Center, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
  4. Differences in Patterns of Participation Between Youths With Cerebral Palsy and Typically Developing Peers – American Journal of Occupational Therapy
  5. Cerebral Palsy: Critical Elements of Care - The Center for Children with Special Needs, Seattle Children’s Hospital
  6. Evidence-Based Diagnosis, Health Care, and Rehabilitation for Children With Cerebral Palsy -Journal of Child Neurology
  7. From activity to participation - occupational therapy intervention for CP children - University Rehabilitation Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia