Unilateral Spatial Neglect and Postural Control Deficits in Children with Unilateral Brain Damage

Date Added
June 7th, 2021
PRO Number
Pro00107818
Researcher
Emerson Hart

List of Studies

Keywords
Brain, Cerebral Palsey, Pediatrics, Stroke
Summary

Children with injury to one side of the brain (stroke, cerebral palsy, or traumatic brain injury) often have difficulty with many life activities due to problems with their ability to pay attention and also problems with keeping their balance. This project will help explain how a child's problems with paying attention impacts their ability to keep themselves safe while standing and moving during childhood life activities. This study will have children participate in a several different assessments to evaluate how they are paying attention, how well they keep their balance, how well they are able to move and play, and will ask parents to complete a couple of surveys to provide information about what the children are like at home. This study will consist of one visit to MUSC campus that will take about 2 hours to complete the testing.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Emerson Hart
843-792-1671
hartem@musc.edu



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