Synopsis of resource:
This resource provides a description of a variety of questionnaires and scales validated for children with cerebral palsy including: health related quality of life, upper limb function, mobility, and participation. This includes the source and authors of the tests; domain content and scoring criteria.
For a variety of questionnaires and scales validated for children with cerebral palsy, be able to:
- State the key domains which are measured and the scale used to measure the domain(s)
- Locate the online or other sources of the scales
Virginia Knox is a Paediatric Physiotherapist with over 30 years’ experience working with children with cerebral palsy, in the UK National Health Service, a specialist cerebral palsy charity and now leads a community paediatric team. Research interests include standardised outcome measurement and determining efficacy of therapy, publishing in many peer reviewed journals. Virginia has Masters’ degrees in Clinical Neuroscience and Research, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education and is a paediatric Bobath tutor. She trains therapists in using outcome measures and assessment and treatment of children with cerebral palsy, throughout the UK and internationally, including several developing countries.