AbleData does not produce, distribute or sell any of the products listed on this website, but we provide you with information on how to contact manufacturers or distributors of these products. If you are interested in purchasing a product, you can find companies who sell it below.
Teaching Motor Skills to Children With Cerebral Palsy and Similar Movement Disorders: A Guide for Parents and Professionals is a guide to teaching basic gross motor skills to children with Autism developed for children with cerebral palsy and other conditions that result in gross motor delays need help and reinforcement to learn basic motor skills, usually with assistance from a physical therapist. This guide, written by an experienced physical therapist, provides parents with a complete understanding of how the physical characteristics of cerebral palsy and similar conditions--muscle tightness and weakness, increased or decreased flexibility, abnormal reflexes, impaired sensory perception--affect a child's ability to sit, crawl, stand, and walk.
With that foundation established, the book offers dozens of practical, easy-to-follow exercises that address specific areas of motor delay and development, including: head control; muscle tone; proper positioning; involuntary movements; stretching and flexibility; balance and coordination; and strength training.
Paperback: 237 pages.
Product Dimensions: 8.5 inches x 0.6 inches x 11 inches (L x W x H).
print close directions