Most Recommended & Best Read
Recommended by: Billie Cusick, Shelley Mannell, Judy Carmick, Nancy Hylton: Investigate and analyze the kinesiological aspects of motor development
Anatomy & Biomechanics
by Thomas Michaud Recommended by Billi Cusick: The science & essentials of the biomechanical examination, casting techniques, orthotic fabrication & clinical problem-solving
Recommended by Billi Cusick: The focus throughout the book is on anatomy not for its own sake, but in its functional relationship to the actual movements of the body
How to get things right by Atul Gawande. Recommended by Karen Pape: the ideas described here have been adopted by WHO & heralded as “the biggest clinical invention in thirty years"
Development & Neurology
Understanding Neurology in the Child's Brain by Karen Pape, MD: Children with brain injury can recover and this book shows how to tap into their neuroplasticity
by Norman Doidge Recommended by Jo-Anne Weltman: Change the way you see human potential with stories about brilliant scientists and the people whose lives they've transformed through cutting-edge neuroplasticity science.
The Brain’s Way of Healing by Norman Doidge. Recommended by Jo-Ann Welman: Scientific, natural, noninvasive avenues into the brain provided that can awaken the brain’s own healing capacities
by Shumay-Cook & Woollacott. Recommended by Shelley Mannell, Judy Carmick, Nancy Hylton: bridge the gap between current motor control research and clinical practice
by Lois Bly recommended by Billi Cusick: Increase understanding of essential posture and movement components that contribute to overall function and participation
by Dodd, Imms & Taylor recommended by Brian Hoare: Family-centred approaches in developing and implementing therapeutic strategies, and multidisciplinary team work
Recommended by Judy Carmick: Neurological foundation, development and intervention of hand skills for therapist
by Lucinda Baker recommended by Judy Carmick: A practical guide for including stimulation programs for muscle strengthening, range of motion and re-educatio
All things Autism, Sensory and Regulation
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