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Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Lorene M. Nelson, Caroline M. Tanner, Stephen K. Van Den Eeden, and Valerie M. McGuire

in Neuroepidemiology: From principles to practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195133790
eISBN:
9780199863730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133790.003.15
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The topic of this chapter is neurodevelopmental disabilities, with discussion focused on three prototypic neurodevelopmental disorders: mental retardation, autism, and cerebral palsy. These disorders ... More


Somatosensory and Motor Processes

Joan Stiles, Judy S. Reilly, Susan C. Levine, Doris A. Trauner, and Ruth Nass

in Neural Plasticity and Cognitive Development: Insights from Children with Perinatal Brain Injury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195389944
eISBN:
9780190255718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389944.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses studies focusing on children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (CP) of any etiology. Topics covered include motor development after early focal lesions and the emergence of ... More


Cerebral Palsy

Robin C. Meyers, Steven J. Bachrach, and Virginia A. Stallings

in Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199398911
eISBN:
9780199398942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses cerebral palsy, its types, symptoms and presentation, nutritional assessment, and dietary management. The nutritional evaluation includes anthropometric measurements of weight, ... More


The Polio Wars

Naomi Rogers

in Polio Wars: Sister Kenny and the Golden Age of American Medicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195380590
eISBN:
9780199369188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380590.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In the mid-1940s Kenny, the NFIP and the AMA fought over medical orthodoxy and professional self-interest. Kenny accused the NFIP of funding worthless polio treatments recommended by antagonistic ... More


Narrating Childhood Disability

Benjamin Fraser

in Disability Studies and Spanish Culture: Films, Novels, the Comic and the Public Exhibition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318702
eISBN:
9781846317965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318702.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores two understudied novels on childhood disability with an emphasis on representation of autonomy, inclusion, rights, family relationships and institutional living. Murcian author ... More


Achieving Intersubjectivity in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC): Intercorporeal, Embodied, and Disembodied Practices

Peter Auer and Ina Hörmeyer

in Intercorporeality: Emerging Socialities in Interaction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190210465
eISBN:
9780190210489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210465.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This paper investigates communication, including computer-based speech aids by people with severe cerebral palsy—namely Augmented and Alternative Communication, AAC. The reduced bodily capacities and ... More


Hopes and Dreams

Alan Rosenthal

in The documentary diaries: Working experiences of a non-fiction filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993023
eISBN:
9781526109804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993023.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details the progression of an observational film still in process. It tells the story of a unique family of musicians, who battle various odds to create a successful family life. The ... More


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