The Pirate group intervention protocol: description and a case report of a modified constraint-induced movement therapy combined with bimanual training for young children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy.

@article{Aarts2012ThePG,
  title={The Pirate group intervention protocol: description and a case report of a modified constraint-induced movement therapy combined with bimanual training for young children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy.},
  author={Pauline Aarts and Margo J van Hartingsveldt and Patricia G. Anderson and Ingrid van den Tillaar and Jan J W van der Burg and Alexander C Geurts},
  journal={Occupational therapy international},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={76-87}
}
The purpose of this article was to describe a child-friendly modified constraint-induced movement therapy protocol that is combined with goal-directed task-specific bimanual training (mCIMT-BiT). This detailed description elucidates the approach and supports various research reports. This protocol is used in a Pirate play group setting and aims to extend bimanual skills in play and self-care activities for children with cerebral palsy and unilateral spastic paresis of the upper limb. To… CONTINUE READING
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