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ERIC Number: EJ842019
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
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Review of Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy for Spastic and Rigidity Disorders
Obringer, S. John; Coffey, Kenneth M.
Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, v20 n2 p49-57 Spr 2002
Intrathecal baclofen therapy, a treatment for cerebral palsy and other spastic and rigidity disorders, is showing promise as an effective intervention. This article synthesizes both the medical and rehabilitation conceptual literature to update educators and related service providers as to the efficacy of this intervention. Implications for teachers and therapists of students with physical disabilities are put forth.
Division for Physical and Health Disabilities, Council for Exceptional Children. 1110 North Glebe Road Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201. Tel: 888-232-7733; Fax: 703-264-9494; e-mail: barbara.kulik@csun.edu; Web site: http://www.cec.sped.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A