Foreword Martin Bax and David Scrutton; 1. The family's needs: coordination of care and the management team Peter Rosenbaum; 2. The types of cerebral palsy; 3. Multidisciplinary Roslyn Boyd; 4. Goal setting and outcome measures Eva Bower; 5. Global therapeutic approaches and the evolving role of physical therapy Margaret Mayston; 6. Learning and neural plasticity Mary Galea; 7. Focussed therapeutic approaches Diane Damiano; 8. Mechanisms of deformity H. K. Graham; 9. Prevention of deformity Aidan Cosgrove; 10. Treatment and management of hypertonia Jean-Pierre Lin; 11. Transition to adulthood Sue Edwards; 12. Prospects for the future Murray Goldstein; Index.
'... this will be an essential book for all those who are managing the health and development of these children.' New Medical World Weekly 'Therapists, trainee and established neurodevelopmental paediatricians and paediatric neurologists will all find this text an extremely useful and thorough grounding in this subject. ... very useful when talking to parents and older children about their difficulties and any proposed management plan.' European Journal of Paediatric Neurology