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Magic & Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy

Magic and Hemiplegic Cerebral PalsyA multi-site study of functional outcomes following a themed approach to hand–arm bimanual intensive therapy for children with hemiplegia.

DIDO GREEN | MITCHELL SCHERTZ | ANDREW M GORDON5 | AMARLIE MOORE | TAMARA SCHEJTER MARGALIT | YVONNE FARQUHARSON | DAFNA BEN BASHAT | MAYA WEINSTEIN | JEAN-PIERRE LIN | AVIVA FATTAL-VALEVSKI

Children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (CP) have early brain injuries resulting in predominantly unilateral motor impairments. These impairments frequently cause consid- erable functional disability in these children because of dif- ficulties in performing two-handed tasks.1 Evidence of the effectiveness of traditional therapies for children with hemiplegia has been found to be lacking, or they require repetitive and laborious actions with reduced compliance limiting their potential effectiveness…

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