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Paralysie cérébrale et réalité virtuelle, un outil pour l’indépendance ?

Abstract : Objective: Cerebral palsy includes every brain damages before three years old. It affects more than 17 million people around the world with very different affections of different severity. The occupational therapist follows them during their childhood and after. This research aims to asses the efficiency of virtual reality on the development of independence. Method: Two interviews were conducted with occupational therapists in order to produce a qualitative study. One who works specifically with children with CP and another one who works in rehabilitation with virtual reality tools. Results: The playful component enhanced an important involvement and focus from the child with cerebral palsy. The immersion was essentially used for motor and sensory rehabilitation purposes. Discussion: The use of virtual reality is actually limited to rehabilitation and must be used with caution. According to occupational therapists, this tool must be used as a complement to a conservative rehabilitation
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Quentin Rouveix. Paralysie cérébrale et réalité virtuelle, un outil pour l’indépendance ?. Sciences du Vivant [q-bio]. 2018. ⟨dumas-02048689⟩



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