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close this bookDisabled Village Children - A Guide for Community Health Workers, Rehabilitation Workers, and Families (Hesperian Foundation, 1999, 676 p.)
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View the documentABOUT THIS BOOK
close this folderPART 1: WORKING WITH THE CHILD AND FAMILY: Information on Different Disabilities
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View the documentChapter 1: Introduction to PART 1: Making Therapy Functional and Fun
close this folderA. Where Do We Start?
View the documentChapter 2: Ideas for Sharing Information from This Book
View the documentChapter 3: Prevention of Disabilities
View the documentChapter 4: Examining and Evaluating the Disabled Child
View the documentChapter 5: Simple Ways to Measure and Record a Child’s Progress
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
close this folderC. Helping the Child Whose Mind and/or Body are Slow to Develop
View the documentChapter 34: Child Development and Developmental Delay
close this folderChapter 35: Early Stimulation and Development Activities
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View the document1) Head Control and Use of Senses
View the document2) Rolling and Twisting
View the document3) Gripping, Reaching, and Hand-eye Coordination
View the document4) Body Control, Sitting, and Balance
View the document5) Creeping and Crawling
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close this folderD. Helping Children Develop and Become More Self-reliant
View the documentChapter 36: Feeding
View the documentChapter 37: Dressing
View the documentChapter 38: Toilet Training
View the documentChapter 39: Bathing (includes Care of the Teeth and Gums)
View the documentChapter 40: Ways to Improve Learning and Behavior
View the documentChapter 41: ‘Learning Disabilities’ in Children with Normal Intelligence
close this folderE. Exercises and Techniques
View the documentChapter 42: Range-of-motion and Other Exercises
View the documentChapter 43: Crutch Use, Cane Use, and Wheelchair Transfers
close this folderPART 2: WORKING WITH THE COMMUNITY: Village Involvement in the Rehabilitation, Social Integration, and Rights of Disabled Children
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View the documentChapter 44: Introduction to PART 2: Disabled Children in the Community
View the documentChapter 45: Starting Village-based Rehabilitation Activities
View the documentChapter 46: Playgrounds for All Children
View the documentChapter 47: CHILD-to-child: Helping Teachers and Children Understand Disabled Children
View the documentChapter 48: Popular Theater
View the documentChapter 49: Children’s Workshop for Making Toys
View the documentChapter 50: Organization, Management, and Financing of a Village Rehabilitation Program
View the documentChapter 51: Adapting the Home and Community
View the documentChapter 52: Love, Sex, and Social Adjustment
View the documentChapter 53: Education: At Home, at School, at Work
View the documentChapter 54: Work: Possibilities and Training
View the documentChapter 55: Examples of Community-Directed Programs
close this folderPART 3: WORKING IN THE SHOP: Rehabilitation Aids and Procedures
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View the documentChapter 56: Introduction to PART 3: Making Sure Aids and Procedures Do More Good than Harm
View the documentChapter 57: A ‘Shop for Making Aids’ Run by Disabled Villagers
View the documentChapter 58: Braces (Calipers)
View the documentChapter 59: Correcting Joint Contractures
View the documentChapter 60: Correcting Club Feet
View the documentChapter 61: Homemade Casting Materials
View the documentChapter 62: Developmental Aids
View the documentChapter 63: Walking Aids
View the documentChapter 64: Decisions about Special Seats and Wheelchairs
View the documentChapter 65: Adaptations for Wheelchairs and Other Sitting Aids
View the documentChapter 66: Designs for 6 Basic Wheelchairs
View the documentChapter 67: Artificial Legs
View the documentREFERENCES - (Where to Get More Information)
View the documentLIST OF SPECIAL OR DIFFICULT WORDS
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