• A Physical Therapy Intervention to Advance Cognitive and Motor Skills: A Single Subject Study of a Young Child With Cerebral Palsy

    26 days ago - By Pediatric Physical Therapy

    Background:
    Physical therapy interventions for children with severe motor impairments do not address the relationship between motor and cognitive development.
    Purpose:
    Evaluate the potential of a physical therapy intervention focusing on enhancing cognitive and motor outcomes in a child with severe motor impairments.
    Design:
    AB phase design without reversal.
    Methods:
    One child participated in 8 assessments from 4 to 29 months of age. The START-Play intervention was provided for 3 months following 4 baseline assessments over 12 months. Total Gross Motor Function Measure , Sitting, Reaching...
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