Resources for Parents
Helpful facts, books, support organizations, videos, and other resources for understanding symptoms, navigating your child's diagnosis, and more.
Learn more about common phrases used in pediatric physical therapy.
Torticollis (Head tilt)
An abnormal position of the head and neck that is common in infants.
Tummy Time is when you place your infant on their stomach while supervised.
Intensive Therapy Approaches for Children with Hemiplegia.
These sites offer useful resources for parents.
Free online resources to make sure your child's development is on track.
A research center dedicated to generating knowledge & transforming lives of children and youth with developmental conditions and their families.
Children's Hemiplegia & Stroke Association >
Friendly and supportive online discussion groups for parents (mostly moms) of children who have hemiplegia or hemiparesis.
Recommended Providers & Partners
Trusted professionals and partners in the field of pediatric physical therapy.
Specializing in cranial (head) molding in young infants with plagiocephaly.
Fun, illustrated flashcard sets of physical therapy activities available for purchase and download.
The Child With Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth >
by Stanley I. Greenspan & Serena Wieder
The Irreducible Needs Of Children: What Every Child Must Have To Grow, Learn, And Flourish >
by T. Berry Brazelton & Stanley I. Greenspan
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science >
by Norman Doidge
FACT SHEET: Natural Environments in Early Intervention Services >
Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy