The Classification of Cerebral Palsy
Motor Function Classification
Gross Motor Function Classification
There is a 5-level classification system associated with the Gross Motor Function Classification System that assesses the gross level function of the child, with the highest level indicating the most severe case of cerebral palsy. This system closely examines walking, sitting, and wheeled mobility. This system in conjunction with other systems helps doctors and other medical professionals to develop treatment plans that include assisting devices to help the child gain independence.
Gross Motor Function Classification System Level 1
Gross Motor Function Classification System Level 2
Gross Motor Function Classification System Level 3
Gross Motor Function Classification System Level 4
Gross Motor Function Classification System Level 5
Severity Level Classification
Topographical Distribution Classification
Communication Function Classification System
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