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How do rehabilitation programs change as a child grows older?

How do rehabilitation programs change as a child grows older?

Patricia Mucia, RN

Nurse Care Coordinator, Shriners Hospital for Children - Chicago

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School age children tend to be very social, and like to please adults, and adolescents are more rebellious. And so, you have to change your focus a little bit, and give them more independence. The key is to let children grow through their development... Show More

School age children tend to be very social, and like to please adults, and adolescents are more rebellious. And so, you have to change your focus a little bit, and give them more independence. The key is to let children grow through their developmental stages as normally as possible, despite their disability. And so, adolescents are reaching out for independence, and the more decision-making you can put in their hands and their heads, the more you can let them take charge of their own rehabilitation, the more successful you'll be.

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How do rehabilitation programs change as a child grows older?

Patricia Mucia, RN

Nurse Care Coordinator, Shriners Hospital for Children - Chicago

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School age children tend to be very social, and like to please adults, and adolescents are more rebellious. And so, you have to change your focus a little bit, and give them more independence. The key is to let children grow through their developmental stages as normally as possible, despite their disability. And so, adolescents are reaching out for independence, and the more decision-making you can put in their hands and their heads, the more you can let them take charge of their own rehabilitation, the more successful you'll be.

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