Aid To Independence: Hand Splint For Cerebral Palsied Children.
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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Hand splint to enable a child with cerebral palsy to hold a pencil, crayon or stick. Discusses construction of the splint, rationale for use and advantages and disadvantages. The splint consists of 2 parts: a molded plastic forearm splint with straps to keep the hand at 20 percent extension, and a dowel for the child's fingers to fit around which has a hole to hold a pencil or crayon. Includes drawings and photographs. SKILLS REQUIRED: Plastics. AUTHOR: Bellefeuille-Reid, D TITLE: Aid to Independence: Hand Splint for Cerebral Palsied Children JOURNAL: Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy REF: Vol 51 no 1, Feb 1984: p 37-39 PAGES ( including cover): 3 1984.