Developmental Assistance for Cerebral Palsy (CP) ( 2 volumes ) Japanese Version
Developmental Assistance for Cerebral Palsy (CP)
■ Supervised by Yuko Kimata (professor, School of Comprehensive Rehabilitation, Osaka Prefectural University)
■ Originally planned by Masako Kato (lecturer, Faculty of Rehabilitation, Kobe Gakuin University)

Difficulty in controlling postures and moves prevents CP children away from realizing their curiosity when they have curiousness that is “I wanna do it!” or “I wanna touch it!” Thus, it will leave them less experienced in achieving, will decline their willingness to act out, will result in closing down their interest or curiosity to grow. Their interest or curiosity promotes their moves and hand exercise to be obtained and developed. In this video, you’ll see the process that shows one boy of the CP children with less self-initiative to realize his curiosity to a real action through communication with OT.

Developmental Assistance for Cerebral Palsy (CP) 2 volume set sales
WY-01 Motivating "I Wanna Do It!"
WY-01 Motivating "I Wanna Do It!"

What motivates CP children to next willingness to act out is for you to recognize their willingness and to provide them proper assistance in order to let them feel achieved.Then, they will be motivated to feel “I Wanna Do It!” more. In this Developmental Assistance for Cerebral Palsy (CP), a process is introduced: OT respects the boy in his feelings when OT provides intervention. The boy has gradually been experienced in specific plays such as a make-believe bathing play or a stamp-play. Eventually, besides motor development, he felt self-achieved, and then is motivated to do more and to foster the feelings of fun. Thus, he can explore and develop more with his confidence based on self-achieved.

28 min.
WY-02 For "I Could Make It By Myself!"
WY-02 For "I Could Make It By Myself!" What the CP children have difficulty in independence in daily life are bathing and toilet activities. Moreover, the bigger they grow, the more assistance they will need. Independence in actions in daily life is a crucial element in order that they will be able to be independent in social life as well as assistance will be able to be reduced for caretakers. First of all, it is important that CP children are able to image a series of actual actions to learn motors in daily life. They can easily connect actual motors with their images if you give them a helping hand to do together when they have difficulty. For “I Could Make It By Myself!” introduces one scene that you’ll see one CP child learned to go in and out of the bath alone with a successful result after having repeated experience how to do with assistance. Also, you’ll see a mother with less necessity to give assistance to her child. When she recognizes necessity of her child doing alone, her assistance has become much easier to give though her child needs support in posture during toilet activities.
31 min

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