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Cerebal Palsy

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on 3 July 2014

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Transcript of Cerebal Palsy

Cerebral Palsy
by Angela and Tim

Inclusive Classroom for Cerebral Palsy Students
Frustration of not being able to communicate may result in out bursts
Inclusive Instructional Issues
Students with Cerebral Plasy may be isolated from other students in the playground and classroom
Related Disabilities
What is Cerebral Palsy?
Cerebral Palsy is a physical disability that effects movement and posture.
Sensory Integration Problems
Effects on People
Effects people in different ways;
Types of cerebral palsy
It is a permanent life long condition that does not worsen over time.
It is caused by damage to the brain, i.e during pregnancy or shortly after birth.
Body movements
Muscle control
Muscle co-ordination
Intellectual Impairments
There may be communicational difficulties
Other related health considerations
Overview of
the disability

Considerations to
facilitate inclusion

Practical strategies for inclusion
Physical Inclusion
The aim is to give the child the best possible school experience.
The major issue for people with cerebral palsy is a lack of control .
Aim to give the child control in academic and social situations
To empower the child
For them to be seen as a valued member of the school community
Access and Movement
Include in activities
Equipment accessible
Transition to the students
Resources to suit the child
Access to technology
Assistance available for the child
Work to their strengths
Modify expectations
Empowering the students
Value the students
Modify for Inclusiveness
Leadership oppotunities
Playground and sport
Assemblies, concerts and clubs
Problems of movement control
Balance Problems
Difficulty planning new movements
Slowness in adapting to different positions
Lack of awareness of where body space is
Inability to understand the nature of the objects or textures he/she touches
Fears unable to control body movements
Instructional Inclusion
Physical Inclusion
Social Inclusion
Role Modelling starts
with the teacher
Students to be able to access all areas of the school
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