ACQUIREc Therapy: A Training Manual for Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy

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ACQUIREc Therapy: A Training Manual for Pediatric Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy

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ACQUIREc Therapy is a recently developed and tested form of intensive pediatric movement therapy that is informed by scientific theory and has led to rapid and sustained acquisition of new motor skills and improvement in existing skills. Participating in the course of ACQUIREc Therapy, provided over 3 to 4 weeks, has also enhanced many other aspects of children's and family's lives.

The name ACQUIREc Therapy refers to a particular set of procedures and a systematic course of therapy administered by highly trained pediatric therapists. The word ACQUIRE was selected because the goal is to acquire new and improved neuromotor competence. The word ACQUIREc also is an acronym that identifies some of the distinctive features of this new form of evidence-based therapy:

  • Acquisition of new motor skills through
  • Continuous practice and shaping to produce
  • Quality movement of the
  • Upper extremity through
  • Intensive therapy and
  • Reinforcement in
  • Everyday patterns and places
  • The little c refers to the casting used in the course of therapy.