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Task Analysis – Independent Bathing in Children

The majority of individuals shower or bathe independently for personal hygiene reasons and as a stress reliever.  The calm, peaceful warm shower or tub can be very relaxing and purposeful.  When motor skill deficits are present in children, bathing can be a very complicated, arduous task.  When you stop and think about bathing and showering, […]

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Bladder Function and Cerebral Palsy

A retrospective study of 214 individuals (96 females and 118 males, ranging in age from 5-66 years old with a median age 9 years 7 months) with cerebral palsy was completed to determine the prevalence of symptomatic neurogenic bladder. The participants had hemiplegia, diplegia, quadriplegia and dyskinesia. Educational levels ranged from full special education to […]