1: Medline Plus Tutorial (REQUIRED)
- View the Medline Plus Cerebral Palsy Tutorial at: http://medlineplus.gov/
- Click the Link “Videos and Cool Tools”.
- Click “Interactive Tutorials”.
- Scroll down to find the link “Cerebral Palsy”.
- Click the link.
- Click the blue box “Start Tutorial” to view the lecture on cerebral palsy.
2: United Cerebral Palsy (OPTIONAL)
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) is a chief source of information for individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) and their families. UCP has extensive information related to the diagnosis of CP as well as information related to employment, health, education, housing, sports and leisure, transportation, and travel. This web field trip will review information about the diagnosis of CP.
- Visit United Cerebral Palsy at their website: http://www.ucp.org/
- Hover your mouse over the “Explore Resources’ link.
- Click the “Research and Statistics” link to see facts about research that has been done on cerebral palsy.
- Continue to explore the rest of this site at your convenience.
There are many resources related to CP that can be found on the Internet. Here are just a few of those sources:
- MyChild: http://www.cerebralpalsy.org/
- Cerebral Palsy- A Guide for Care: http://gait.aidi.udel.edu/res695/homepage /pd_ortho/clinics/c_palsy/cpweb.htm
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/cerebral_palsy /cerebral_palsy.htm
3: DREAMMS For Kids, Inc (OPTIONAL)
This web field trip is intended to give the student access to a list of additional resources on the Internet. The DREAMMS For Kids, Inc. site includes a list of resources to give the user additional information on assistive technology. The site is a non-profit clearinghouse for assistive technology needs for children with special needs.
- Visit the DREAMMS For Kids, Inc. site: http://www.dreamms.org
- Click the link “Resources” located on the left hand side of the page to gain access to various web resources that may be useful to your life care planning practice.
- Explore the sites that you find interested by clicking the links provided.