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Kennedy Krieger Institute Therapists Publish Chapters in Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) Handbook

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July 2015

We are pleased to announce the recent publication of chapters in the Handbook of Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) by our own Kennedy Krieger Institute therapists, Teressa Garcia Reidy, M.S., O.T.R./L, and Erin Naber, P.T., D.P.T.

Constraint Induced Bimanual Therapy (CIMT) HandbookCoker-Bolt, P., Garcia Reidy, T., & Naber, E. (2013) Chapter 9. Alternative Pediatric CIMT: Understanding the How and Why of Clinical Variations in Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy. In S. Deluca, P.Coker-Bolt & S. Ramey (Eds.), Handbook of Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT): A Guide for Occupational Therapy and Health Care Clinicians, Researchers, and Educators. AOTA Press. Bethesda, MD.

Coker-Bolt, P., Garcia Reidy, T. & Trucks, M.R. (2013) Chapter 11. Adapting Pediatric CIMT for Children with Acquired Brain Injury, Brachial Plexus Palsy, Hemispherectomy, and Related Conditions. In S. Deluca, P.Coker-Bolt & S. Ramey (Eds.), Handbook of Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT):A Guide for Occupational Therapy and Health Care Clinicians, Researchers, and Educators. AOTA Press. Bethesda, MD.

Garcia Reidy, T., Naber, E. & Tsai, T. (2013). Chapter 12. Novel and Complementary Therapy Strategies: Critical Issues and Opportunities for Combining With Pediatric CIMT. In S. Deluca, P.Coker-Bolt & S. Ramey (Eds.), Handbook of Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT): A Guide for Occupational Therapy and Health Care Clinicians, Researchers, and Educators. AOTA Press. Bethesda, MD.

This textbook provides the history of CIMT for adults and children, information about specific types of disabilities that cause hemiplegia, what types of children that would benefit from various CIMT protocols as well as a comprehensive overview of adjunctive treatments for children with hemiplegia. It is geared towards clinicians, researchers and educators. It was published by AOTA Press in 2013 and is available on their website for registered users.

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