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Can I tell you about cerebral palsy? A guide for friends, family and professionals

By: Stanton, Marion.
Contributor(s): Stanton, Katie.
Series: Can I tell you about...?.Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014Description: 62 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781849054645.Subject(s): CHILDREN | CEREBRAL PALSY | CHILD DEVELOPMENT | COMMUNICATION | EDUCATION | HEALTH CARE | INCLUSIVE EDUCATION | MANAGEMENT
Contents:
Introducing Sophie, who has cerebral palsy Using alternative communication Personal assistants and having fun Disability rights Communication at school What is cerebral palsy? Other difficulties Management and support Opportunities The future Disability in the community Communication passport and other communication help How teachers can help How teaching assistants can help How family can help How personal assistants and other carers can help How others in the community can help How professionals and therapists can help Recommended websites and organisations
Summary: "Meet Sophie - a girl with cerebral palsy (CP). Sophie invites readers to learn about CP from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is like to use a wheelchair to move around and assistive technology to communicate. She also introduces readers to some of her friends who have different forms of CP and explains that living with CP can sometimes be difficult, but there are many ways she is supported so that she can lead a full and happy life. This illustrated book is ideal for young people aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and professionals working with children with CP. It is also an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions. - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
List(s) this item appears in: Resources for Community Support Workers. Feb 2016 | Interviewers May 2018 | Can I tell you about? series. Nov 2018 | Cerebral palsy in adults Dec 2018
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"Meet Sophie - a girl with cerebral palsy (CP). Sophie invites readers to learn about CP from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is like to use a wheelchair to move around and assistive technology to communicate. She also introduces readers to some of her friends who have different forms of CP and explains that living with CP can sometimes be difficult, but there are many ways she is supported so that she can lead a full and happy life. This illustrated book is ideal for young people aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and professionals working with children with CP. It is also an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions. - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

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Introducing Sophie, who has cerebral palsy
Using alternative communication
Personal assistants and having fun
Disability rights
Communication at school
What is cerebral palsy?
Other difficulties
Management and support
Opportunities
The future
Disability in the community
Communication passport and other communication help
How teachers can help
How teaching assistants can help
How family can help
How personal assistants and other carers can help
How others in the community can help
How professionals and therapists can help
Recommended websites and organisations

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