Neuropsychological Pediatric Rehabilitation

  • Lúcia Willadino Braga
  • Aloysio Campos da PazJr.
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)


The child is not a miniature adult. Decades after Piaget proved this elementary yet revolutionary discovery, many areas of medicine still struggle to view the child as a singular, unique patient with needs and problems that are specific to the stages of development long ago surpassed by the adult. Highly significant differences, not only from neuroanatomical and neurophysiological perspectives, but familial, social, and cultural as well, contribute to the fundamental need for treating the child within a global perspective that encompasses the elements essential to this specialized focus.


Traumatic Brain Injury Head Injury Locomotor System Rehabilitation Model Rehabilitation Team 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lúcia Willadino Braga
    • 1
  • Aloysio Campos da PazJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.The Sarah Network of Hospitals for the Locomotor SystemBrasiliaBrazil

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