Assessment of data quality in a multi-centre cross-sectional study of participation and quality of life of children with cerebral palsy
- Let outdoors into your kids' lives. Kriz, Vicki // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;3/6/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 56, p4
The article focuses on the importance of having children spent quality time outside the house.
- COMMENTARIES. Futter, M.J.; Winchcombe, Maggie // International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation;Apr2003, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p158
Offers commentaries on an article on wheelchair services for disabled children in Great Britain. Factor which affects effective interaction between children and the environment; Situation of children with disabilities from disadvantaged backgrounds; Barriers in maximizing assistive technology...
- Adventurous spirits get in the swing. Sale, Anabel Unity // Community Care;10/23/2008, Issue 1744, p22
The article focuses on Hayward Adventure Playground which is intended for children with disabilities in London, England. It is managed by the children's charity Kids and partly-funded by Islington and Camden councils. It has bright painted bandstand filled with plastic wheelie toys to encourage...
- Impacts of Poverty on Quality of Life in Families of Children With Disabilities. Jiyeon Park; Turnbull, Ann P.; Turnbull III, H. Rutherford // Exceptional Children;Winter2002, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p151
Focuses on the impact of poverty on quality of life in families of children with disabilities in the United States. Description of poverty; Poverty rate of children with disabilities; Factors affecting the family quality of life domain.
- Responding to Blood Lead Levels < 10 Î¼g/dL. Brown, Mary Jean; Rhoads, George G. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Feb2008, Vol. 116 Issue 2, pA60
The authors reflect on the impact of relatively low blood lead levels on the IQ of children in the U.S.. They argue that if blood lead levels are generally declining in children then there should be a corresponding increase in IQ which has not been seen. They recommend continued mitigation of...
- The Role of Environment in the Development of Reading Skills. Molfese, Victoria J.; Modglin, Arlene; Molfese, Dennis L. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p59
The purpose of this study was to extend previous studies on the influence of environmental measures on intelligence scores by examining how proximal and distal measures of children's environments in the preschool period and in the primary-grade period are related to their performance on reading...
- Stanford brain imaging study shows physiological basis of dyslexia. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;9/30/2011, Vol. 21, p141
The article reports that researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine have showed brain activation in children with poor reading skills and a low Intelligence Quotient (IQ) using an image technique in Palo Alto, California.
- Seizure-Free Adolescents With Epilepsy Have Lower Quality of Life Than Their Peers. Greb, Erik // Neurology Reviews;Jul2012, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p12
The article reports that seizure-free adolescents along with epilepsy have low quality of life than others in the U.S. It mentions that psychiatric disorder including, depression and neurodevelopmental disorders lead to worse the quality of life. It mentions that remote seizure, attention...
- We don't just want to label people. Davies, Harry // Learning Disability Today;Oct2009, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p39
The article discusses the author's view on the significance of intelligence quotient (IQ) tests for persons with learning disabilities in Great Britain. He notes the importance of explaining to people with learning disabilities why they have to take an IQ test. He emphasizes the aim of IQ...