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Follow-up of individuals with cerebral palsy through the transition years and description of adult life: the Swedish experience.

Authors
  • Alriksson-Schmidt, Ann
  • Hägglund, Gunnar
  • Rodby-Bousquet, Elisabet
  • Westbom, Lena
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
7
Issue
1
Pages
53–61
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3233/PRM-140273
PMID: 24919938
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

Some young adults with CP and severe functional limitations manage independent living - however, many still live with their parents. Although many are students, a large number are unemployed. There is disconnect between the pediatric and adult healthcare systems. CPUP may facilitate in making the transition smoother.

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