The therapists' role
Physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy all have essential contributions to offer children with hemiplegia and cerebral palsy.
- Referral and assessment
Referrals should be made as soon as possible, to staff with specialist knowledge.
A guide to the physical management of hemiplegia and cerebral palsy.
- Occupational therapy
The role of the OT is to help children make the most of their capabilities.
- Speech and language therapy
Children with hemiplegia often have difficulties with speech and language.
Recommendations for the provision of therapists for children with hemiplegia and cerebral palsy.