Assistive Devices: Walking and Mobility (Slideshow)enparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-AssistiveDevices-enHD-AR1.jpgKids who have trouble walking have many options when it comes to getting around. View the slideshow below to learn more.assistive devices, adaptive stroller, manual wheelchair, power wheelchair, gait trainer, walker, leg braces, orthoses, forearm crutches, adaptive bicycle, wheelchair, wheel chair, braces, crutches, special needs, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, mobility, limited mobility, adaptive, trouble walking, walking problems, muscle weakness, balance problems, leg weakness, high muscle tone, disabilities, disability, disabled10/09/201510/31/201910/31/2019Mary Bolton, PT10/01/2019422675fd-9d20-4405-95a6-dfd12116eae5https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/assistivedevices-mobility-slideshow-html.html/<p>Kids who have trouble walking have many options when it comes to getting around. View the slideshow below to learn more. To advance the page or return to an earlier slide, click on the arrows.</p> <div class="rs_skip rs_preserve"><!-- TinyMCE Fix --> <script src="//familysurvey.org/misc/javascript/js_apps/kh-slideshows/kh-slider.js" type="text/javascript"></script> <script src="//familysurvey.org/misc/javascript/js_apps/kh-slideshows/assistivedevices-mobility-en.js" type="text/javascript"></script> </div>Dispositivos de ayuda para personas con discapacidades: Andar y desplazarse (Presentación de diapositivas)Los niños que tienen problemas para andar disponen de muchas opciones para desplazarse. Vea la siguiente presentación de diapositivas para aprender más cosas.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/es/parents/assistivedevices-mobility-slideshow-html-esp.html/3db3c2a9-53b6-45cf-836f-5f3103f126c1
Assistive Devices: Positioning Aids (Slideshow)Kids with special needs have many options when it comes to supportive seats. View this slideshow to see what's available. https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/assistive-devices-positioners.html/95432635-2867-40f6-8d30-38e2270d662d
Cerebral PalsyCerebral palsy (CP) affects a child's muscle tone, movement, and more. This article explains causes, diagnosis, treatment, and coping.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/cerebral-palsy.html/2bf118da-d5ef-4078-b144-6b59eef2ce30
Cerebral Palsy Checklist: Babies & PreschoolersIf your child has cerebral palsy, there's a lot to know. This checklist makes it easy to find out what programs and services may be available to you.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/cp-checklist-younger.html/b4bcc9af-ba7b-48b9-893f-42487d916c20
Cerebral Palsy Checklist: Big KidsIf you have a school-age child with cerebral palsy, there's a lot to know. This checklist makes it easy to find out what programs and services may be available to you.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/cp-checklist-big-kids.html/ae0bb623-b044-4183-a2a7-14b97d97aa2e
Cerebral Palsy Checklist: Teens & Young AdultsIf your teen has cerebral palsy, there's a lot to know. This checklist makes it easy to determine what programs and services might be needed as your teen nears adulthood.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/cp-checklist-teens.html/5d460cde-6713-4360-ac8e-560c01a2fb18
Going to a Physical TherapistPhysical therapy uses exercises and other special treatments to help people move their bodies. Find out more in this article for kids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/physical-therapy.html/1a168d2a-98d8-45e8-b3b5-785fc9f6ecca
Going to an Occupational TherapistOccupational therapy helps children overcome obstacles to be as independent as possible. Learn more about OT.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/occupational-therapist.html/9ecadc70-436b-4573-a947-12df6b333021
Kids With Special NeedsLots of kids have special needs. Find out more in this article for kids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/special-needs.html/59add500-bf3d-4e15-8611-87e58e291780
Occupational TherapyOccupational therapy can help improve kids' cognitive, physical, and motor skills and build their self-esteem and sense of accomplishment.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/occupational-therapy.html/e6873992-af60-4bab-82d9-3bd1fe9ad5a3
Physical TherapyPhysical therapy helps people get back to full strength and movement - and manage pain - in key parts of the body after an illness or injury.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/pt.html/d292496f-1bf8-4949-9563-f0436e185c33
Spina BifidaSpina bifida is a birth defect that involves the incomplete development of the spinal cord or its coverings. It's usually detected before a baby is born and treated right away.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/spina-bifida.html/a13499de-e5ce-40a1-a8bd-12bd447f75cf
Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Steven's Story (Video)Steven was diagnosed with SMA when he was 3. Here's a look at his life today and why he says, "When someone tells you you can't do something, don't be afraid to try something new."https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/steven-story.html/2cf2ecd0-4b12-4bf3-a971-11f202228007
Steven's Story: Power PlayerMeet Steven. He's 14 and has spinal muscular atrophy. He shares his struggles and successes in this video.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/steven-story.html/ef55f04f-0db9-4821-8cba-873cef185286
WheelchairsWheelchairs are a way for some people to be independent, despite illnesses or injuries. Find out more in this article for kids.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/wheelchairs.html/659ae94f-c1ee-40b7-a024-c6de75b25325
Words to Know (Special Needs Glossary)When your child has a disability and needs services, there's a lot you need to know. This glossary defines terms on health care, government benefits, learning, legal and financial matters, and more.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/special-needs-glossary.html/6dcfc3fc-f390-4eee-972e-5855b2207db3
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