The Child with Spina Bifida: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Child with Spina Bifida

1st Edition

By Elizabeth M. Anderson, Bernie Spain


352 pages

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First published in 1977, this book focuses on the disability of spina bifida in children. Children with the condition frequently suffer with severe physical handicaps such as lower limb paralysis and incontinence, as well as intellectual impairment. It can be difficult for the families of these multiply handicapped children and they often require the help of professionals from many disciplines. In this book, the authors focus on practical suggestions for alleviating many of the problems brought about by the condition. Their suggestions are designed to help parents, as well as professionals.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Authors’ Acknowledgements; Introduction 1. Medical Aspects 2. Families with a Spina Bifida Child 3. Abilities, Attainments and Schooling 4. The Child and the Adolescent In Society; Appendicies

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Children and Disability

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health
SOCIAL SCIENCE / People with Disabilities