1 Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Cerebral Palsy
2 Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor. JAN makes documents available with the understanding that the information be used solely for educational purposes. The information is not intended to be legal or medical advice. If legal or medical advice is needed, appropriate legal or medical services should be contacted. JAN does not endorse or recommend any products or services mentioned in this publication. Although every effort is made to update resources, JAN encourages contacting product manufacturers/vendors and service providers directly to ensure that they meet the intended purposes. This guarantees that the most up-to-date information is obtained. The following document is not copyrighted and reproduction is encouraged. Section 105 of the Copyright Law provides that no copyright protection is available for works created by the U.S. Government. Therefore, all works created by JAN fall under this provision. While individuals may use such work with impunity, individuals may not claim copyright in the original government work, only in the original material added. Individuals may access the full text of the law from the U.S. Copyright Office Please note that specific information cited by JAN may be copyrighted from other sources. Citing secondary sources from a JAN publication may violate another organization's or individual's copyright. Permission must be obtained from these sources on a case-by-case basis. When using JAN materials, JAN asks that the materials not be reproduced for profit, that the tone and substance of the information are not altered, and that proper credit is given to JAN as the source of the information. For further information regarding this or any other document provided by JAN, please contact JAN. Authored by Eddie Whidden, MA. Updated 03/06/13. 2
3 JAN S ACCOMMODATION AND COMPLIANCE SERIES Introduction JAN s Accommodation and Compliance Series is designed to help employers determine effective accommodations and comply with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Each publication in the series addresses a specific medical condition and provides information about the condition, ADA information, accommodation ideas, and resources for additional information. The Accommodation and Compliance Series is a starting point in the accommodation process and may not address every situation. Accommodations should be made on a case by case basis, considering each employee s individual limitations and accommodation needs. Employers are encouraged to contact JAN to discuss specific situations in more detail. For information on assistive technology and other accommodation ideas, visit JAN's Searchable Online Accommodation Resource (SOAR) at What is CP? Information about Cerebral Palsy (CP) Cerebral palsy is a term used to describe a group of chronic conditions affecting body movement and muscle coordination. It is caused by damage to one or more specific areas of the brain, usually occurring during fetal development; before, during, or shortly after birth; or during infancy. Thus, these disorders are not caused by problems in the muscles or nerves. Instead, faulty development or damage to motor areas in the brain disrupt the brain's ability to adequately control movement and posture (United Cerebral Palsy, 2010). "Cerebral" refers to the brain and "palsy" to muscle weakness/poor control. CP itself is not progressive; however, secondary conditions, such as muscle spasticity, can develop, which may get better over time, get worse, or remain the same. CP is not communicable; it is not a disease (United Cerebral Palsy, 2010). How prevalent is CP? Exact figures are difficult to obtain because of the wide variation in the condition and lack of reporting requirements of doctors. However, the United Cerebral Palsy Association estimates that approximately 8,000 infants are born with CP each year. In the United States, 764,000 adults and children have one or more of the symptoms associated with CP (United Cerebral Palsy, 2010). 3
4 What are the symptoms of CP? CP is characterized by an inability to fully control motor function, particularly muscle control and coordination. Depending on which areas of the brain have been damaged, one or more of the following may occur: muscle tightness or spasticity; involuntary movement; disturbance in gait or mobility, difficulty in swallowing and problems with speech. In addition, the following may occur: abnormal sensation and perception; impairment of sight, hearing or speech; seizures; and/or mental retardation. Other problems that may arise are difficulties in feeding, bladder and bowel control, problems with breathing because of postural difficulties, skin disorders because of pressure sores, and learning disabilities (United Cerebral Palsy, 2010). What types of CP are there? Spastic Cerebral Palsy: People with spastic CP have stiff and jerky movements because their muscles are too tight. Mobility and handgrip are difficult to control. This is the most common type of CP and affects half of all people with CP (United Cerebral Palsy, 2010). Ataxic Cerebral Palsy: Low muscle tone and poor coordination of movements is described as ataxic. Shakiness or tremors make writing, page turning or using a keyboard difficult to perform. Poor balance and unsteady walking requires extra mental concentration or more time to complete the movements (United Cerebral Palsy, 2010). Athetoid Cerebral Palsy: Athetoid refers to a type of CP involving mixed muscle tone, too high or too low. Random, involuntary movements result in movements of the face, arms and upper body. Walking, sitting upright and maintaining posture control takes extra work and concentration. About one fourth of people with CP have athetoid CP (United Cerebral Palsy, 2010). Mixed Cerebral Palsy: When muscle tone is too low in some muscles and too high in other muscles, the type of CP is called mixed. About one fourth of all people with CP have this type (United Cerebral Palsy, 2010). Can CP be treated? "Management" is a better word than "treatment." Management consists of helping the child achieve maximum potential in growth and development. This should be started as early as possible with identification of the very young child who may have a developmental brain disorder. A management program can then be started promptly wherein programs, physicians, therapists, educators, nurses, social workers, and other professionals assist the family as well as the child. Certain medications, surgery, and braces may be used to improve nerve and muscle coordination and prevent or minimize dysfunction (United Cerebral Palsy, 2010). As individuals mature, they may require support services such as personal assistance services, continuing therapy, educational and vocational training, independent living services, counseling, transportation, recreation/leisure programs, and employment 4
5 opportunities, all essential to the developing adult. People with CP can go to school, have jobs, get married, raise families, and live in homes of their own. Most of all people with CP need the opportunity for independence and full inclusion in our society (United Cerebral Palsy, 2010). CP and the Americans with Disabilities Act Is CP a disability under the ADA? The ADA does not contain a list of medical conditions that constitute disabilities. Instead, the ADA has a general definition of disability that each person must meet on a case by case basis (EEOC Regulations..., 2011). A person has a disability if he/she has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having an impairment (EEOC Regulations..., 2011). However, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the individualized assessment of virtually all people with CP will result in a determination of disability under the ADA; given its inherent nature, CP will almost always be found to substantially limit the major life activity of brain function (EEOC Regulations..., 2011). Accommodating Employees with CP (Note: People with CP may develop some of the limitations discussed below, but seldom develop all of them. Also, the degree of limitation will vary among individuals. Be aware that not all people with CP will need accommodations to perform their jobs and many others may only need a few accommodations. The following is only a sample of the possibilities available. Numerous other accommodation solutions may exist.) Questions to Consider: 1. What limitations is the employee with CP experiencing? 2. How do these limitations affect the employee and the employee s job performance? 3. What specific job tasks are problematic as a result of these limitations? 4. What accommodations are available to reduce or eliminate these problems? Are all possible resources being used to determine possible accommodations? 5. Has the employee with CP been consulted regarding possible accommodations? 6. Once accommodations are in place, would it be useful to meet with the employee with CP to evaluate the effectiveness of the accommodations and to determine whether additional accommodations are needed? 7. Do supervisory personnel and employees need training regarding CP? 5
6 Accommodation Ideas: Activities of Daily Living: Providing close proximity to restrooms Adapting accessibility features in the restrooms Allowing use of personal care attendants Allowing use of a service animal Allowing extra time for activities of daily living (ADL) Fine Motor Impairment: Modifying workstation design Using alternative computer input devices/software Using telephone assistance devices Using writing aids and grips Adjusting filing/storage systems Gross Motor Impairment: Maintaining unobstructed hallways, aisles and other building egress Assigning workspace in close proximity to office machines Modifying workstation design and height Providing lightweight doors or automatic door openers Removing building barriers to access including close designated parking, accessible router and entrances Cognitive Impairment: Using computer software programs for self-editing, word prediction, grammar/spell checkers, etc. Providing electronic organizers, posting of notes/reminders Allowing extra time to complete work assignments Communication Activities: Developing a plan and providing equipment for safe evacuation Alerting the fire department of probable location of the individual with mobility impairments in case of emergency Providing speech augmentation devices 6
7 Situations and Solutions: An accountant with CP could not walk long distances. His employer provided him with a reserved parking space close to the building and allowed him to work from home three days a week. An office assistant with CP had difficulty typing due to mild spasticity in her upper extremities. Her employer purchased a keyguard to go over her keyboard to help her hit the right keys and forearm supports to help stabilize her arms. A teacher with CP had difficulty manipulating papers and writing on the chalkboard. She was provided a teacher s aide to pick up and pass out student papers and an overhead projector to replace the chalkboard. A janitor with CP and balance problems was having problems walking about the facility and safely climbing ladders to change light bulbs. His employer provided him with a motorized cart and a rolling safety ladder. Products: There are numerous products that can be used to accommodate people with limitations. JAN's Searchable Online Accommodation Resource at <http://askjan.org/soar> is designed to let users explore various accommodation options. Many product vendor lists are accessible through this system; however, JAN provides these lists and many more that are not available on the Web site upon request. Contact JAN directly if you have specific accommodation situations, are looking for products, need vendor information, or are seeking a referral. 7
8 Resources Job Accommodation Network West Virginia University PO Box 6080 Morgantown, WV Toll Free: (800) TTY: (877) Fax: (304) The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the employability of people with disabilities. Office of Disability Employment Policy 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room S-1303 Washington, DC Toll Free: (866) TTY: (877) Fax: (202) The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Labor. ODEP provides national leadership to increase employment opportunities for adults and youth with disabilities while striving to eliminate barriers to employment. American Academy for Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medicine 555 East Wells, Ste Milwaukee, WI Direct: (414) Fax: (414) Devoted to the study of cerebral palsy and other childhood onset disabilities, to promoting professional education for the treatment and management of these conditions, and to improving the quality of life for people with these disabilities. American Academy of Neurology 201 Chicago Avenue Minneapolis, MN Toll Free: (800) Direct: (612)
9 Fax: (612) The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) provides valuable resources for medical specialists worldwide who are committed to improving the care of patients with neurological diseases. Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas, Inc East 21st Street N. Wichita, KS Direct: (316) Fax: (316) Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation of Kansas primary goal is to provide opportunities allowing physically disabled persons to reach their full potential through employment, recreation, education, and independent living. Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America 1700 North Moore Street, Suite 1540 Arlington, VA Direct: (703) Fax: (703) RESNA's purpose is to promote and support the development, dissemination, integration, and utilization of knowledge in rehabilitation engineering, and to assure that these efforts result in the highest quality of care and service delivery for all citizens. TASH 1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW Ste. 235 Washington, DC Direct: (202) Fax: (202) An international association of people with disabilities, their family members, other advocates, and professionals who work in the disability field. Promotes the full participation of people with disabilities in integrated community settings that support the same quality of life available to people without disabilities. Provides information and referral resources; renders targeted advocacy. 9
10 Trace Research & Development Center University of Wisconsin - Madison 2107 Engineering Centers Bldg Engineering Dr. Madison, WI Direct: (608) TTY: (608) Fax: (608) The Trace Research & Development Center's mission is to prevent the barriers and capitalize on the opportunities presented by current and emerging information and telecommunication technologies, in order to create a world that is as accessible and usable as possible for as many people as possible. United Cerebral Palsy 1825 K Street NW, Ste. 600 Washington, DC Toll Free: (800) Direct: (202) Fax: (202) United Cerebral Palsy's mission is to advance the independence, productivity, and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities through its commitment to the principles of independence, inclusion, and self-determination. 10
11 References EEOC Regulations To Implement the Equal Employment Provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act, as Amended, 29 C.F.R (2011). United Cerebral Palsy. (2010). Cerebral palsy: facts and figures. Retrieved December 15, 2011, from 11
12 This document was developed by the Job Accommodation Network (JAN). Preparation of this item was funded by the Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, Grant Number OD This document does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. 12
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Bipolar Disorder Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Migraine Headaches Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Alzheimer s Disease Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Back Impairments Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Muscular Dystrophy Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Alcoholism Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor. JAN
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Fibromyalgia Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor. JAN
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Multiple Sclerosis Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Accommodation and Compliance Series Service Animals in the Workplace 1 Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Cerebral Palsy Introduction Cerebral palsy, or CP, can cause serious neurological symptoms in children. Up to 5000 children in the United States are diagnosed with cerebral palsy every year. This reference
Cerebral Palsy Introduction Cerebral palsy, or CP, can cause serious neurological symptoms in children. Thousands of children are diagnosed with cerebral palsy every year. This reference summary explains
Accommodation and Compliance Series Job Coaching in the Workplace Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor.
The Face of Cerebral Palsy Segment I Discovering Patterns What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral palsy (CP) is an umbrella term for a group of non-progressive but often changing motor impairment syndromes, which
Accommodation and Compliance Series Workplace Accommodations: Low Cost, High Impact Annually Updated Research Findings Address the Costs and Benefits of Job Accommodations Updated: 09/01/15 Preface The
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Drug Addiction Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Brain Injuries Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor.
WHAT IS CEREBRAL PALSY? Cerebral Palsy is a dysfunction in movement resulting from injury to or poor development of the brain prior to birth or in early childhood. Generally speaking, any injury or disease
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Environmental Illness Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment
Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy (sera brul PAUL zee) (CP) is an injury or abnormality of the developing brain that affects movement. This means that something happened to the brain or the brain did not develop
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the
Patient Name: Today s Date: CAUSE OF CEREBRAL PALSY Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) or Intrapartum Asphyxia - Brain injury Lack of oxygen to the brain or asphyxia. Intracranial Hemorrhage (IVH) Brain
Traumatic Brain Injury NICHCY Disability Fact Sheet #18 Resources updated, March 2011 Susan s Story Susan was 7 years old when she was hit by a car while riding her bike. She broke her arm and leg. She
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Mental Health Impairments Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department
Cerebral Palsy NICHCY Disability Fact Sheet #2 June 2010 Jennifer s Story Jen was born 11 weeks early and weighed only 2½ pounds. The doctors were surprised to see what a strong, wiggly girl she was. But
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees Practical Guide to Requesting and Negotiating Reasonable Accommodations Under the Americans with Disabilities Act Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Cerebral Palsy 1 - Introduction An informative Booklet for families in the Children and Teens program Centre de réadaptation Estrie, 2008 Preface Dear parents, It is with great pleasure that we present
Neurogenic Disorders of Speech in Children and Adults Complexity of Speech Speech is one of the most complex activities regulated by the nervous system It involves the coordinated contraction of a large
Traumatic Brain Injury NICHCY Disability Fact Sheet #18 Updated, July 2014 Susan s Story Susan was 7 years old when she was hit by a car while riding her bike. She broke her arm and leg. She also hit her
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Fragrance Sensitivity Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of
Please Report Incorrect Information to email@example.com State Resource Guide Virginia Last Updated: August 04, 2009 Table of Contents State Agencies and Organizations p.1-5 Organizations Especially
Identifying the Scopes of Services for People with Disabilities in Travis County Executive Summary By Louise Bonneau, Jennifer Gordon, Ann Roth, and Ted Wilson The University of Texas at Austin, School
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Epilepsy or Seizure Disorders Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department
People First Language Style Guide A reference for media professionals and the public What is People First Language? People First Language (also referred to as Person First ) is an accurate way of referring
The following excerpt has been taken from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center website. http://www.christopherreeve.org/site/c.mtkzkgmwkwg/b.4453457/k.a4cb/overview How_to_Pick_a_Rehab.htm
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees Who Use Wheelchairs Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Static Encephalopathy A Basis Explanation for Parents Nancy J. Hitzfelder, M.D. Medical Director July 1999 This article may not be copied without the express written permission of Easter Seals of Greater
SAM KARAS ACUTE REHABILITATION CENTER 1 MEDICAL CARE Sam Karas Acute Rehabilitation The Sam Karas Acute Rehabilitation Center is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary inpatient unit. Medical care is directed
Occupation and Industry Series Accommodating Service Members and Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability
Related Services: How Do Special Needs Education Relate to Your Child? Family Driven Non-Profit 501(c)3 What makes FND unique is that the majority of our Board of Directors, all of our Management Staff
INTERVENTION SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS Feel Good About Giving School Age Services EASTER SEALS SUPERIOR CALIFORNIA 3205 Hurley Way Sacramento, CA 95864 (916) 679-3155 www.myeasterseals.org
EPPING SCHOOL DISTRICT OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (OT) GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Occupational Therapist provides services for the purpose of promoting health and
Redmond School District Secondary Teacher Job Title: School Nurse Reports To: Principal and Executive Director of Student Services FLSA Status: Exempt JOB SUMMARY The practice of professional nursing occurs
An Early Education Provider s Guide to Early Intervention in Pennsylvania Partnerships with Families Caring for and educating young children is exciting and challenging at the same time. As an early education
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Vision Impairments Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust Oxford Centre for Enablement Continuing Disability Management Service Day Hospital Information Contents About the Oxford Centre for Enablement What does the service
PRESCHOOL PLACEMENT CATEGORIES CASEMIS 20 EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION SETTING Early Childhood Special Education Setting: This is a placement setting where children receive all of their special education
The Need For National Cerebral Palsy Surveillance - Testimony before the House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Committee on Appropriations Dr. Janice
Jellow for the Cerebral Palsy a study by Antara Hazarika, Kumar Anchal, Priti Thankar, Samraat Sardesai Index Understanding the world of CP Modes of communication The need for the product ( product rational)
CLINICAL OUTCOME SCORES FOR THE FAMILY HOPE CENTER FOR 13.0 YEARS, COMPARED TO NATIONAL SAMPLE OF OUTPATIENT REHABILITATION FOR SIMILAR DIAGNOSES This document references data from a Report compiled and
CEREBRAL PALSY A MESSAGE OF HOPE FOR ILLINOIS FAMILIES A WHITE PAPER PRESENTED BY WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AFTER YOUR BABY RECEIVES A DIAGNOSIS OF CEREBRAL PALSY A white paper presented by the medical malpractice
Please Report Incorrect Information to firstname.lastname@example.org State Resource Guide Arizona Last Updated: September 27, 2013 Table of Contents State Agencies and Organizations p.1-6 Organizations
Supporting children and young people with cerebral palsy to fulfil their potential through sport About this toolkit For pupils The aim of the pack is to give children and young people information about
DISABILITY-RELATED DEFINITIONS 1. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 is a civil rights law, which makes it unlawful to discriminate on the basis of disability. It covers employment in the
Please Report Incorrect Information to email@example.com State Resource Guide Connecticut Last Updated: August 03, 2009 Table of Contents State Agencies and Organizations p.1-6 Organizations
American with Disabilities Act (ADA) ACCOMMODATION POLICY AND PROCESS Office of Equity and Diversity Linden Hall, Rowan University 201 Mullica Hill Road Glassboro, NJ 08028 ADA Office of Equity and Diversity,
Please Report Incorrect Information to firstname.lastname@example.org State Resource Guide Montana Last Updated: August 03, 2009 Table of Contents State Agencies and Organizations p.1-6 Organizations Especially
Supporting MS-Related Disability Claims to Private Insurers: The Physician s Role What Is This Guide? This guide was compiled by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society as an aid to health care professionals
BCRTA ADA Transportation Application All questions must be answered before your application will be considered. PART A. To be completed by applicant or on behalf of the applicant. PLEASE PRINT Applicant
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department
Kentucky's Office for the Americans with Disabilities Act Disability Definitions 1 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD): Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) is a neurobiological
Accommodation and Compliance Series Employees with Autism Spectrum Disorder Preface The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department
Gainful Employment Information The Field of Counseling Job Outlook Veterans Administration one of the most honorable places to practice counseling is with the VA. Over recent years, the Veteran s Administration
Facts on Mental Retardation NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CHILDREN 2709 Avenue E East P.O. Box 6109 Arlington, Texas 76011 This booklet was revised and updated in August, 1973 as part of an ongoing
Living and Aging with Cerebral Palsy By Maureen Arcand Living and Aging with Cerebral Palsy Presented to Adults with Cerebral Palsy, their Families & Service Providers By Maureen Arcand November 2002 This
Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation Services Northwestern Medicine Pediatric Rehabilitation As a parent, you want your child to lead a full and satisfying life at home and in school. The goal of Pediatric
Comprehensive Special Education Plan Programs and Services for Students with Disabilities The Pupil Personnel Services of the Corning-Painted Post Area School District is dedicated to work collaboratively
Webinar title: Know Your Options for Treating Severe Spasticity Presented by: Dr. Gerald Bilsky, Physiatrist Medical Director of Outpatient Services and Associate Medical Director of Acquired Brain Injury
Introduction to Developmental Diagnosis Brian Rogers MD Professor of Pediatrics Director of the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center Goals of Presentation Develop an understanding of the goals for
Marianjoy Physical Therapy and Outpatient Services A Leader in Rehabilitation Choose Wisely Choose Marianjoy Marianjoy Distinctly Different Marianjoy provides a complete range of rehabilitation services
Policy 607 Education Programs Special Accommodations and Services for Students with Special Needs Section 504 I. Purpose The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the school district provides a full
The Duty of Health Care Professionals to Provide Sign Language Interpreters A Self-Advocacy Guide 5025 E. Washington 100 North Stone Avenue Suite 202 Suite 305 Phoenix, AZ 85034-2005 Tucson, AZ 85701 602-274-6287
Cerebral Palsy Taken from: FACT SHEEThttp://www.pecentral.org/adapted/factsheets/CerebralPalsy.htm And http://www.cust.educ.ubc.ca/wstudents/tsed/portfolios1999/tycho/ubccp/adapt.html Cerebral palsy is
By: Nathan Davidovich Copyright (c) May 2014 Disability Discrimination in the Workplace Despite increased sensitivity to physical and mental disabilities, many of America's workers find themselves to be
MEDICAL THERAPY PROGRAM P U T T I N G T H E P I E C E S T O G E T H E R CALIFORNIA CHILDREN SERVICES CCS is a statewide program providing medical care and rehabilitation to children with physical disabilities.
1. What is Cerebral Palsy? Introduction Cerebral palsy refers to a group of disorders that affect movement. It is a permanent, but not unchanging, physical disability caused by an injury to the developing
FEDERAL STUDENT AID HANDBOOK Volume 6 Managing Campus-Based Programs, 2011 2012 http://ifap.ed.gov/fsahandbook/attachments/1112fsahbkvol6ch5.pdf THIS IS AN EXCERPT FROM VOLUME 6, CHAPTER 5 CHAPTER 5 Perkins
Developmental Psychiatry Consultation and Complex Management Clinic This clinic serves children and youth with complex, severe developmental disorders with co-occurring psychiatric symptoms and/or disorders
The Spasticity Clinic This booklet can help you learn about: the Spasticity Clinic at McMaster Children s Hospital spasticity and how it may be treated Your therapist will give you more information and
for Students With Disabilities: Free Appropriate Public Education Requirements Under Section 504 of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Free Appropriate Public Education for Students With Disabilities: Requirements
Dysphagia in children with cerebral palsy-the pharyngeal phase A review of the literature by Sophie Miles Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy (CP) refers to a group of chronic, non-progressive disorders of movement,
Approved by Governor Date: 10/5/92 REHABILITATION FACILITIES I. DEFINITIONS A. Medical Rehabilitation Services: Medical/Physical Rehabilitation is the medical management of physical disability using all
Learn the steps to identify pediatric muscle weakness and signs of neuromuscular disease. Guide for therapists/specialists Questions and comments to: email@example.com Surveillance and Referral
C CS California Children Services Alameda County The California Children Services (CCS) Program strives to assure access to medical services essential to the health and well-being of children with catastrophic
State of Department of Workforce Development Equal Rights Division COMPARISON OF FEDERAL AND WISCONSIN FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE LAWS The following comparison of federal and state Family and Medical Leave
Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities Websites http://www.access-board.gov/evacplan.htm Access Board Emergency Evacuation Procedures This is the Access Board's current emergency evacuation
Your consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website.