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The Hemiplegia Handbook

“Everything you need to know about having a child with hemiplegia”

“Very informative and put in language you’ll find easy to understand”


The Handbook Price for non-members: £19.99

Price for members: £15.99 - To order a copy if you are a HemiHelp member please send us your contact details to or call us on 0345 120 3713

Authors: Liz Barnes and Charlie Fairhurst Foreword by: Robert Goodman

Publisher: Mac Keith Press

A detailed overview of hemiplegia covering a wide range of aspects from its causes to information  on how to support a child affected by hemiplegia. Practically oriented, the Hemiplegia Handbook aims to be a useful guide for both parents and professionals.


    2.Understanding the brain and movement
    3.Causes of hemiplegia / hemiparesis
    4.Possible clinical problems: their signs and symptoms
    5.After diagnosis - what next?
    6.Assessment and clinical management
    7.Family Life
    9.Adult Life
    10.The emotional impact of having a child with a disability

It costs £5.00 to ship outside of the UK in Europe and £10.00 to ship to countries outside of Europe. For international purchases please contact the office before making your order 0345 120 3713 or email

Updates and corrections

As we are now in a period where significant changes in the health and education system are taking place, some of the content of this book may change over time. We have set up a page to refer you to modifications and updates on specific sections.  Please click here to read updated information.

We also encourage readers to share new information they may know with us. Please send an email to

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