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Cerebral Palsy : A Complete Guide for Caregiving
By Freeman Miller, Steven J. Bachrach
"The best resource for parents for all aspects of cerebral palsy in children and babies. Highly recommended. Includes an overview of child development; medical issues; psychological, and social development; Hemiplegia, Diplegia, and Quadriplegia; and financial and legal information." (Allison Martin)
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Brothers and Sisters
by Laura Dwight

"Heartwarming children's picture book about children with special needs and disabilities, written from the point of view of their siblings. A lovely display of high quality photographs is the main feature of each story, showing brothers and sisters happily interacting together, as they play and go about their normal day together. Informative and upbeat, this exceptional children's picture book stars children with Cerebral Palsy, Congenital Amputation (missing a limb), and other disabilities. I highly recommend this special needs children's book for libraries, schools, doctors, therapists, or home."
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Cerebral Palsy Sourcebook

The Official Parent's Sourcebook on Cerebral Palsy
by James N. Parker and Philip M. Parker (Editors)
Basic suggestions for researching cerebral palsy (e.g. finding guidelines on diagnosis, treatments, and prognosis) are followed by a number of topics, including organizations, associations, or other patient networks dedicated to cerebral palsy. Also includes resources for research dedicated to cerebral palsy such as contact names, links via the Internet, and summaries.
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Children with Cerebral Palsy

Children with Cerebral Palsy : A Parents Guide
By Elaine Gerlais
"A good, well rounded resource for the parent who young child has been recently diagnosed with cerebral palsy or another disability." (Allison Martin)
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Fine Motor Skills in Children With Down Syndrome : A Guide for Parents and Professionals
by Maryanne Bruni
"A useful and comprehensive handbook for parents or therapists who wish provide fun excercises for children to develop fine motor skills." (Allison Martin)
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Gross Motor Skills in Children With Down Syndrome : A Guide for Parents and Professionals
by Patricia C. Winders

"An excellent handbook for parents or therapists who wish to provide fun exercises with any special needs child needing to develop gross motor skills (large muscles)." (Allison Martin)
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Rolling Along: The Story of Taylor and His Wheelchair
by Jamee Riggio Heelan

Explains how having cerebral palsy affects Taylor, and how getting a wheelchair makes a big difference in helping him get around, do things by himself, and even play basketball with his twin Tyler.
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Son With Cerebral Palsy

My Perfect Son Has Cerebral Palsy: A Mother's Guide of Helpful Hints
by Marie Kennedy
The personal self-published story of a young boy with cerebral palsy.
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Howie Helps Himself
by Joan Fassler

"For elementary school age, the story of a boy who uses a wheel chair." (Allison Martin)
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