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Sheryl Eckberg, Zylstra

Use of a Caregiver Coaching Model for Implementation of Intensive Motor Training for Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy: A Case Study

Background: There is extensive literature to support the efficacy of both pediatric constraint-induced movement therapy (pCIMT) and hand-arm bimanual intensive therapy (HABIT) for children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy. In addition, there is increasing evidence to support the training of caregivers (parents and other care providers) to carry out therapy interventions in the home. The Family Activity Adaptation Model (FAAM) presents guidelines for parent and caregiver coaching for intensive therapies used in occupational therapy practice.

Mon, 07/25/2022 - 10:15