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Disabled Village Children contains a wealth of clear and detailed information, as well as easy-to-implement strategies for all who are concerned about the well being of children with disabilities. This manual, written especially for those who live in communities with limited resources, explains how to create small community rehabilitation centers and workshops run by either disabled people or the families of children with disabilities. More than 4000 drawings and 200 photos make Disabled Village Children understandable to all. Topics include the identification and management of common disabilities like polio, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, and juvenile arthritis; skills for daily living; brace- and limb-making; fun and useful therapy techniques; low-cost rehabilitation aids and adaptations for home and community.
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David Werner (born 1934) is author of the book Donde No Hay Doctor (Where There is No Doctor), co-founder and co-director of HealthWrights (based in Palo Alto, California) and Adjunct Associate Professor at Boston University School of Public Health, Department of International Health.
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