Brachial plexus palsy: Skills for daily livingBBrachial plexus palsy: Skills for daily livingBrachial plexus palsy: Skills for daily livingEnglishPlasticsChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)ArmNervesSupport, services and resourcesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZEmily S. Ho, MEd, BSc, OT Reg. (Ont.);Howard Clarke, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS, FAAP;Chris Curtis, BSc, PT, MSc8.0000000000000062.0000000000000289.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Children with one arm weakness need to learn ways to adapt so that they can accomplish everyday tasks. Find tips and strategies for daily activities. </p><p>Children with one-arm weakness adapt well to their daily activities if they are given a chance to try and practice skills. The downloadable booklet provides key strategies for different skills, tips and styles to make strategies easier and relevant developmental milestones to see how you child is doing with skills compared to other children the same age.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Children with one-arm weakness can learn strategies to help them with different daily activities. </li> <li>Children with one-arm weakness may need to learn new way to do an activity or they may need to learn how to use a special tool.</li> </ul>
Paralysie du plexus brachial : comment exécuter des tâches quotidiennesPParalysie du plexus brachial : comment exécuter des tâches quotidiennesBrachial plexus palsy: Skills for daily livingFrenchPlasticsChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)ArmNervesSupport, services and resourcesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZEmily S. Ho, MEd, BSc, OT Reg. (Ont.);Howard Clarke, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS, FAAP;Chris Curtis, BSc, PT, MSc8.0000000000000062.0000000000000289.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> Les enfants qui ont une faiblesse à un bras doivent apprendre de nouvelles façons de s’adapter afin d’exécuter des tâches quotidiennes. Trouvez des conseils et des stratégies pour exécuter les tâches quotidiennes.</p><p>Les enfants qui ont une faiblesse dans un bras s’adapteront bien à leurs activités quotidiennes s’ils ont la possibilité de s’entraîner à accomplir ces tâches. La brochure téléchargeable enseigne des stratégies clés simples pour développer les habiletés, suivre les conseils et adopter les comportements nécessaires. Elle indique aussi les stades de développement appropriés pour suivre les progrès de votre enfant par rapport à d’autres du même âge.</p><h2>À retenir</h2><ul><li>Les enfants qui ont une faiblesse dans un bras peuvent apprendre des stratégies pour les aider à accomplir différentes tâches au quotidien.</li><li>Ces enfants peuvent devoir apprendre de nouvelles façons d'accomplir une tâche ou comment utiliser un outil spécial.</li></ul>

 

 

Brachial plexus palsy: Skills for daily living1122.00000000000Brachial plexus palsy: Skills for daily livingBrachial plexus palsy: Skills for daily livingBEnglishPlasticsChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)ArmNervesSupport, services and resourcesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZEmily S. Ho, MEd, BSc, OT Reg. (Ont.);Howard Clarke, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FACS, FAAP;Chris Curtis, BSc, PT, MSc8.0000000000000062.0000000000000289.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Children with one arm weakness need to learn ways to adapt so that they can accomplish everyday tasks. Find tips and strategies for daily activities. </p><p>Children with one-arm weakness adapt well to their daily activities if they are given a chance to try and practice skills. The downloadable booklet provides key strategies for different skills, tips and styles to make strategies easier and relevant developmental milestones to see how you child is doing with skills compared to other children the same age.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Children with one-arm weakness can learn strategies to help them with different daily activities. </li> <li>Children with one-arm weakness may need to learn new way to do an activity or they may need to learn how to use a special tool.</li> </ul><p>Download the booklet titled <a href="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/I_can_do_it_myself.pdf" target="_blank">I can do it myself! Dressing and other daily living skills for children with one-arm weakness [PDF].</a> This booklet offers strategies and tips to help children with one-arm weakness adapt to their daily activities, including:</p><ul><li>getting dressed </li><li>personal hygiene </li><li>preparing meals </li><li>schoolwork </li><li>sports and leisure activities </li></ul><p>Children with one-arm weakness need the chance to practice these skills. At first, your child may need extra time to finish a task due to weak muscles. At other times, they may need to learn new ways to accomplish tasks. Some children may also need to learn how to use special tools to help them accomplish certain tasks. </p><p>It is important to be patient. Sometimes this means allowing your child to struggle as they learn to problem-solve on their own. The reward is a child who is confident and capable. </p><p>This booklet has been written for parents, caregivers, therapists and teachers of children with obstetrical brachial plexus palsy (OBPP). However, it can also be used for other children with one-arm weakness. This booklet can be used for children with: </p><ul><li>brachial plexus palsy </li><li>cerebral palsy (hemiplegia) </li><li>stroke </li><li>one-sided congenital hand difference </li></ul><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/brachial_plexus_palsy_skills.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/brachial_plexus_palsy_skills.jpgBrachial plexus palsy: Skills for daily living

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