Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

by Barbara Sheen Busby

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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The ailments and conditions that, afflict, people today can be confusing, disturbing, and painful-both emotionally and physically. The Diseases and Disorders series provides clear, careful explanations that offer readers and researchers insight into what these conditions are, what, causes them, how people live with them, and the latest, information about treatment and prevention. All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420508369
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/22/2012
Series: Diseases and Disorders Series
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction: Reaching Their Potential 6

Chapter 1 Understanding Cerebral Palsy 11

Chapter 2 Diagnosis and Treatment 26

Chapter 3 Supportive Therapies 42

Chapter 4 Facing Many Challenges 58

Chapter 5 Looking Ahead 74

Notes 89

Glossary 93

Organizations to Contact 95

For More Information 97

Index 99

Picture Credits 103

About the Author 104

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