The role of the pediatrician in prescribing therapy services for children with motor disabilities

J. Perrin, G. Erenberg, R. La Camera, J. A. Nackashi, J. R. Poncher, V. Randall, R. C. Wachtel, W. D. Williamson, P. R. Ziring, P. Arango, D. J. Gaebler-Spira, C. Garner, D. Garro, J. G. Hollowell, J. H. Mather, M. McPherson, H. Gewanter

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Abstract

Pediatricians are often called upon to prescribe physical and occupational therapy service for children with motor disabilities. This statement defines the context in which rehabilitation therapies should be prescribed, emphasizing the identification and enhancement of the child's function and abilities. The statement encourages the pediatrician to work with teams including the parents, child, teachers, therapists, and other physicians.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)78-80
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Physical Therapy
Volume9
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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