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Feldenkrais Method with Cerebral Palsy Children
Master's Thesis Manuscript

Feldenkrais Method with Cerebral Palsy Children Manuscript, Chava Shelhav

by Chava Shelhav
This manuscript of Chava's Master's Thesis includes two detailed case studies of her sessions with children with Cerebral Palsy. It is complete with detailed descriptions of 20 Functional Integration lessons, 41 photographs and theoretical and functional explanations of each lesson. Chava also provides an overview of different approaches to cerebral palsy, and the theory of Functional Integration as it relates to Cerebral Palsy.
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We are very proud to make this important manuscript available to teachers. Written as a Masters Thesis for the Boston university School of Education, it included two lengthy case studies, and overview of different approaches to cerebral palsy, the theory of Functional Integration as it relates to C.P., documentation of the results, and a bibliography.

Chava describes 20 FI lessons with two cerebral palsy children in extraordinary detail, and includes 41 photographs and a theoretical/functional explanation of each lesson. Chava is a trainer and one of Moshe's original Tel-Aviv students. Her ongoing research is an inspiration for every Feldenkrais Teacher.
About the Author
Chava Shelhav has studied child development and worked with children and babies for more than 30 years. She was a student and assistant of Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais and is currently recognized for her exceptional skills with clients of all ages, and as a gifted trainer of teachers in the Feldenkrais Method.

Dr. Shelhav has a Ph.D. from the University of Heidelberg in the Departments of Sociology and Life Sciences (1998) and a Master’s degree from Boston University (1985). Her master’s thesis, “Working with Brain Damaged Children Using the Feldenkrais Method,” and her Ph.D. thesis, “Movement as a Learning Model” reflect her interest in children’s learning. She has presented her work with babies at international conferences, collaborated in the late Professor Esther Thelen’s research in infant motor development and is the founder of Child'Space .

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