An ICF-based approach for cerebral palsy from a biopsychosocial perspective.

@article{Andrade2012AnIA,
  title={An ICF-based approach for cerebral palsy from a biopsychosocial perspective.},
  author={Peterson Marco Oliveira Andrade and Vitor Geraldi Haase and Fernanda Oliveira-Ferreira},
  journal={Developmental neurorehabilitation},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={391-400}
}
OBJECTIVES To integrate instruments to operationalize an ICF-based approach for cerebral palsy (CP); to assess differences in activity and participation among children with hemiplegia, diplegia and quadriplegia CP; to verify the facilitators or barriers to functioning; and to investigate the explanatory factors (cognitive and motor) for the type of school attended by children with CP (regular or special). METHODS Sixty children with CP were assessed using the Mini-Mental State Examination and… CONTINUE READING