According to draft NHS Figures around 40,000 children sustain an acquired brain injury (ABI) every year as a result of an accident or illness. There are two main types of brain injury: 'traumatic' caused by a blow to the head such as a road traffic accident or fall, and 'non traumatic' caused by ill
'the world is becoming dominated by wireless internet, cell phones and cell towers, and there can be a broad range of health impacts'
Women's College Hospital in Toronto, Canada, says family doctors must learn to detect the symptoms of exposure to wireless radiation.
Sally Goddard Blythe
Reflex status viewed in the context of chronological age provides a reflection of maturity in the functioning of the child's central nervous system. This essay discusses reflexes and findings from the use of a screening test for neuro-motor immaturity.
Free PDF of essay 'TAC for the 21st century: A unifying theory about children who have a multifaceted condition'
This essay (3500 words) was written by Peter Limbrick in 2009 and addresses the great problems that arise when we think in terms of multiples in childhood disability. Peter argues that
The Karlstad Model is a language intervention programme for individuals with language disorders, developed in the late 1970s by Iréne Johansson who is a professor in both phonetics and special education.
The model was developed in collaboration with parents, professionals and researchers at the Uni
Screening Test for Physicians – 'Signs of Neuromotor Immaturity in Children and Adults'
By Sally Goddard Blythe MSc.
Published by The Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology (INPP)
From the back cover:
The ICF-CY (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health – Children and Youth) is the first universal classification system of child health
ICF-CY provides a common framework and language to document functioning at the body, person, and society levels for children up to seve