The second edition, written by tA revised and updated edition of this classic primer for parents provides a complete spectrum of information and compassionate advice about cerebral palsy and its effect on their child's development and education.
The second edition, written by the same team of medical specialists, therapists, educators, and parents, covers these important areas: Diagnosis, Medical Issues, Family Life, Legal Rights, Early Intervention, Coping, Therapies, Treatment, Development, Advocacy, Special Education, Daily Care.
New to this edition is information on the latest treatments for seizures; medications for muscle spasticity and drooling; treatments for gastroesophageal reflux; communication devices and toys; advice on dealing with insurance companies; inclusion during preschool years and important changes to special education laws, plus much, much more. Other helpful information includes a glossary, reading list, and resource guide. Comprehensive and up-to-date, this guide is one that parents will refer to time and time again during their child's first six years....Continua