Cerebral palsy detection: From John Little to the present

Giovanni Cioni, Paola B. Paolicelli

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As for many essential aspects of human life, William Shakespeare wrote an outstanding description of a person affected by cerebral palsy (CP), through the words uttered by the Duke of Gloucester, future King Richard III, by which he hints at his condition as being related to prematurity and respiratory disorders.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Spastic Forms of Cerebral Palsy: A Guide to the Assessment of Adaptive Functions
PublisherSpringer Milan
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9788847014770
Publication statusPublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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