Participation-based therapy for children with physical disabilities.

  title={Participation-based therapy for children with physical disabilities.},
  author={Robert J Palisano and Lisa Ann Chiarello and Gillian King and Iona Novak and Tracy Stoner and Alyssa Laforme Fiss},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  volume={34 12},
PURPOSE Optimizing home and community participation of children with physical disabilities is an important outcome of rehabilitation. METHOD A review of literature identified research and theory on participation of children with physical disabilities. The authors' incorporated current knowledge to conceptualize the experience of optimal participation, formulate principles of participation-based physical and occupational therapy, and develop a five-step process for intervention. A case report… CONTINUE READING
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