Functional Performance In School Going Cerebral Palsy Children

JRCRS-2019-07-030 DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.53389/JRCRS.2021090105

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  • M Fahad Asif Student, Lahore College of Physical Therapy, LMDC, Lahore
  • Asifa Javaid Lecturer, Lahore College of Physical Therapy, LMDC, Lahore
  • Shoaib Waqas Associate Professor Lahore College of Physical Therapy, LMDC, Lahore
  • Hafiz Muhammad Asim Professor, Lahore College of Physical Therapy, LMDC, Lahore

Abstract

Background: Cerebral palsy is a group of non-progressive neurodevelopmental disorder of movement and posture due to lesion and anomalies of brain that arise early developmental stages. Activity and participation is a complex interaction of life performances of CP children and their families with their environment. CP children have neuro realated impairments and activity restrictions in educational and social environment.

Objective: To determine the Functional performance in School going Cerebral palsy Children.

Methods:  The descriptive case series was conducted on 34 school going spastic cerebral palsy children. The data was collected from COMPASS and Rising Sun Institution, Lahore, GMFCS Level I and II children were included. 10 children were having GMFCS level II, 24 have GMFCS level I. The sampling technique utilized was non probability convenience sampling. The duration of study was from August 2018 to January 2019. The Functional performance was assessed using School Functional Assessment (SFA) questionnaire.

Results: The level of school performance in Cerebral Palsy Children of GMFCs I and II indicated that majority of children (64.71%) have high performance and few CP Children (5.88%) independent. 26.47% have moderate performance and 2.94% have low performance in school activities.

Conclusion: Majority of School going CP Children with GMFCS level I & II have high performance in school tasks.

Key words: Cerebral Palsy, School Functional Assessment, Functional performance

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2021-06-11 — Updated on 2021-06-11

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Asif MF, Javaid A, Waqas S, Asim HM. Functional Performance In School Going Cerebral Palsy Children: JRCRS-2019-07-030 DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.53389/JRCRS.2021090105. J Riphah Coll. Rehabili. sci. [Internet]. 2021Jun.11 [cited 2021Dec.5];9(01):22-6. Available from: https://journals.riphah.edu.pk/index.php/jrcrs/article/view/499

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