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close this bookDisabled Village Children - A Guide for Community Health Workers, Rehabilitation Workers, and Families (Hesperian Foundation, 1999, 676 p.)
close this folderPART 1: WORKING WITH THE CHILD AND FAMILY: Information on Different Disabilities
close this folderB. Recognizing, Helping with, and Preventing Common Disabilities
View the documentChapter 6: Guide for Identifying Disabilities
View the documentChapter 7: Polio: Infantile Paralysis
View the documentChapter 8: Contractures: Limbs That No Longer Straighten
View the documentChapter 9: Cerebral Palsy
View the documentChapter 10: Muscular Dystrophy: Gradual, Progressive Muscle Loss
View the documentChapter 11: Club Feet, Flat Feet, Bow Legs, and Knock-Knees
View the documentChapter 12: Common Birth Defects
View the documentChapter 13: Children Who Stay Small or Have Weak Bones
View the documentChapter 14: Erb’s Palsy: Arm Paralysis from Birth Injury
View the documentChapter 15: Painful Joints
View the documentChapter 16: Juvenile Arthritis
View the documentChapter 17: Rheumatic Fever
View the documentChapter 18: Hip Problems
View the documentChapter 19: Bone Infections
View the documentChapter 20: Spinal Curve and Other Back Deformities
View the documentChapter 21: Tuberculosis of the Backbone: Pott’s Disease
View the documentChapter 22: Spina Bifida
View the documentChapter 23: Spinal Cord Injury
View the documentChapter 24: Pressure Sores
View the documentChapter 25: Urine and Bowel Management: With Spinal Cord Injury and Spina Bifida
View the documentChapter 26: Leprosy: Hansen’s Disease
View the documentChapter 27: Amputations
View the documentChapter 28: Burns and Burn Deformities
View the documentChapter 29: Fits: Epilepsy
View the documentChapter 30: Blindness and Difficulty Seeing
View the documentChapter 31: Deafness and Communication
View the documentChapter 32: Mental Retardation: Down Syndrome, Cretinism, and Other Causes
View the documentChapter 33: The Child with Several Severe Disabilities