This webinar focuses on defining cerebral palsy, causes, risks factors, classification and description of the different types, as well as specific seating & mobility issues. Classification is based on type, bodily involvement and severity. The Gross Motor Functional Classification Scale is discussed as a reference for Cerebral Palsy severity and equipment options. Specific clinical manifestations found in each type of cerebral palsy are explored and seating and mobility options to address these conditions are presented in the context of Convaid and R82 products. Click here or on On Demand icon to access webinar video.
Convaid and R82 seating and mobility expert, K. Missy Ball, MT, PT, ATP and certified pediatric NDT, will address mobility and daily living needs of those living with Cerebral Palsy throughout the webinar series. She is the former Acting Director of the Physical Therapy Department of Children’s Hospital in New Orleans, where she co-directed the hospital’s seating program for 10-years. She has also worked with United Cerebral Palsy Center’s Seating Clinic.