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How can parents help their young child with a spinal cord injury get play experience?

How can parents help their young child with a spinal cord injury get play experience?

Patricia Mucia, RN

Nurse Care Coordinator, Shriners Hospital for Children - Chicago

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They need to advocate for the preschooler to be involved in any community resources that are available to any preschooler, so that they can be mainstreamed with other children, with abilities or disabilities. Sometimes, the disabled groups will have ... Show More

They need to advocate for the preschooler to be involved in any community resources that are available to any preschooler, so that they can be mainstreamed with other children, with abilities or disabilities. Sometimes, the disabled groups will have developmental delays, and that's not appropriate for someone who simply has a spinal cord injury. And so, playing with other peers that may not be disabled is an appropriate resource.

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How can parents help their young child with a spinal cord injury get play experience?

Patricia Mucia, RN

Nurse Care Coordinator, Shriners Hospital for Children - Chicago

More Videos by Patricia Mucia
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They need to advocate for the preschooler to be involved in any community resources that are available to any preschooler, so that they can be mainstreamed with other children, with abilities or disabilities. Sometimes, the disabled groups will have developmental delays, and that's not appropriate for someone who simply has a spinal cord injury. And so, playing with other peers that may not be disabled is an appropriate resource.

How can parents help their young child with a spinal cord injury get play experience?
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