Determinants of social participation--with friends and others who are not family members--for youths with cerebral palsy.

@article{Kang2010DeterminantsOS,
  title={Determinants of social participation--with friends and others who are not family members--for youths with cerebral palsy.},
  author={Lin-ju Kang and Robert J Palisano and Margo N Orlin and Lisa Ann Chiarello and Gillian King and Marcia Polansky},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={90 12},
  pages={1743-57}
}
BACKGROUND Social participation provides youths with opportunities to develop their self-concept, friendships, and meaning in life. Youths with cerebral palsy (CP) have been reported to participate more in home-based leisure activities and to have fewer social experiences with friends and others than youths without disabilities. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to identify youth, family, and service determinants of the participation of youths with CP in leisure activities with… CONTINUE READING