Cerebral Palsy: A Complete Guide for Caregiving by Freeman Miller, MD, Steven J. Bachrach, MD, and The Cerebral Palsy Center at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children , is a resource guide for parents and caregivers of children with cerebral palsy. As experts in the field, the authors provide information about all aspects of child rearing, education, and treatment of Cerebral Palsy. The book also offers insight into dealing with the financial hardships of treating Cerebral Palsy, and helping young people with the disease prepare for independence.
This resource guide contains three parts:
1) Cerebral Palsy Handbook: Information on cerebral palsy (including secondary conditions) and the challenges of living with this condition across the lifespan.
2) Caregiving Techniques: Information regarding assistive devices for mobility (i.e. stander, walkers, gait trainers, braces) to medical care including nutrition, oral care and toilet training.
3) Cerebral Palsy Encyclopedia: Descriptions of medical terminology, related disorders, surgery and therapy.