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Upper Extremity Strength Measurement in Children with Cerebral Palsy - pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit  ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

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Did you know that 1 in 3 people with CP can't walk and 1 in 4 people with CP can't talk? We all know that CP is a complex disability but this handy 'What is #cerebralpalsy?' infographic for #worldcpday will help to explain it. You can download a copy at http://worldcpday.org/assets/Uploads/about/WorldCPDayCP-Infographic.pdf

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The Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) describes the range of abilities in gross motor function seen in children with cerebral palsy. GMFCS levels I and II walk independently GMFCS level III require a hand-held mobility aid such as crutches or a walker and may use a wheelchair for distances. GMFCS levels IV and V usually have more limitations in self-mobility and require a wheelchair.

Could be used for finger extension exercise in Adults or Children. May grade the activity with different resistance of putty

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Talking Is Hard for Me! Encouraging Communication in Children with Speech-Language Difficulties - Use this uniquely designed book to improve the communication skills of young children ages 3 through 7 who have delayed or ineffective speech due to autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, cleft lip/palate, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, hearing loss, or another condition.

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What is Cerebral Palsy in children?

The United Cerebral Palsy Foundation estimates, adults and children in the US have Cerebral Palsy, Every 15 hours an Australian child is born with CP, the most common disability in childhood..

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