Excellent article and blog about hand function from Seekfreaks! Mentions the need for implementing early use of compensatory methods and AT early on with those children with CP as a result of MACS.
Understanding the importance of the GMFCS, a group of doctors, professor, OTs and PT in Sweden developed the Manual Ability Classification System (MACS) “to
Source: ARTICLE REVIEW: Can Hand Function Be Predicted in Children with CP?
Wow! As OTs we know this, but I also think it is less recesUs,lless PE, less outdoor play, less unstructured play, more finger foods, and less play in general! A must read.