Redbridge SERC

Spastic cerebral palsy

Description

  • Spastic cerebral palsy is the most common type of cerebral palsy. 
  • 80 percent of all cerebral palsy cases are spastic cerebral palsy. 
  • Students with this type of cerebral palsy have one or more tight muscle groups which limit movement. 
  • Students with spastic cerebral palsy have stiff and jerky movements.

Fact sheets

Training / Help

Further help and support can be obtained from:

  • Newbridge Outreach
  • SALT
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • S.E.R.C

Videos

Screenshot for video: Tomcat adapted trikes

Tomcat adapted trikes

Tomcat Trikes in action

Screenshot for video: Stretches for students in a wheelchair before PE

Stretches for students in a wheelchair before PE

A variety of stretches for beginner wheelchair basketball players, but could be usd with students who are in a wheelchair. Always ensure you seek advice for student's physiotherapist if you …

Lesson Resources

KS1 & KS2 SCOPE Resource Pack ‘Imagine the difference’

Imagine the difference is a highly recommended resource for use in Schools and Colleges.

It contains lesson plans and resources to help promote the history of people with Cerebral Palsy.

Learning Aids

Adapted PE resources

Adapted PE resources

Available from: Adaptive PE equipment

This link takes you to information relating to: Balls and ball game equipment, including balls which emit sounds or have textured surfaces; Quoits, rings and discs for throwing games; Equipment to help with playing billiards, pool or snooker; Bowling equipment…

Illustrations

Stickman Communication

Stickman Communication

Stickman Communications create brilliantly simple cards to help communicate a variety of conditions/ disabilities. They currently cover; * ASD * Sensory overload * Allergies  * Medical conditions  * Bowel and bladder conditions * Hypermobility and EDS * Migraine * Seizures * POTS /SVT * Visual impairment * Mental Health *…
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Source: http://stickmancommunications.co.uk/epages/747384.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/747384/Categories/topics

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I support a student who dribbles?

    http://www.scope.org.uk/help-and-information/cerebral-palsy-and/drooling-and-cerebral-palsy

    has specific advice relating to children with cerebral palsy.

  • What is Paraplegia?

    Paraplegia indicates lower limbs are affected by Cerebral Palsy.

  • What is Diplegia?

    Diplegia indicates the Cerebral Palsy has a major involvement of lower limbs and minor involvement of upper limbs.

  • What is Quadriplegia?

    Quadriplegia indicates all four limbs are affected by Cerebral Palsy.

  • What is Monoplegia?

    Monoplegia indicates the Cerebral Palsy impacts one limb only.

Family Resources

Whizz Kids

Website: 
http://www.whizz-kidz.org.uk/
Description

Whizz-Kidz is a charity aiming to provide disabled children and young customised mobility equipment, training, advice and life skills.

This Charity provides equipment to children that is not available on the NHS. They also run Wheelchair training courses/ Mobility centres in Dagenham and Havering.

Frame Football Basildon

Website: 
http://parachatter.com/tag/basildon-soccability-frame-football/
Description

At last a football club for students who use a walking frame !!!!


Very popular and feedback is excellent