Part of the JKP Essentials series
Paperback: £12.99 / $19.95
2012, 246mm x 173mm / 10in x 7in, 224pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-060-9, BIC 2: VFJD JNSC
An invaluable starting point for anyone encountering cerebral palsy for the first time, this book provides essential background information on causes, types and symptoms, as well as vital advice about the treatments, therapies and sources of support available. Practical tips on everyday considerations such as communication, diet and education will help parents achieve the best quality of life for their child. A final chapter explores options after compulsory education and how best to support a young person making the transition to independent adulthood.
Using personal experience and case studies as sources of inspiration, as well as a comprehensive list of resources to signpost readers to further information, this positive handbook will help parents and professionals more fully understand cerebral palsy and the different options available to people with the condition.
Illustrated by Katie Stanton
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