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Project:Intensive Habilitation (PIH)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sissel Ledang, Sorlandet Hospital HF Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: December 7, 2016
Last verified: December 2016

The purpose of this study is to document that taking part in this program is beneficial for the child, its parents and local professionals.

The study hypothesis are:

Intensive training will speed up the childs motor, cognitive and social development.

Intensive habilitation will increase the childs family's empowerment Children having participated in this intensive habilitation will speed up their process of development further than children in the control group The cooperation between first and second line health service is strengthened by participation in the intensive habilitation program The professionals in the first line(community)in Norway that participates in this program increases their empowerment and motivation

Condition Intervention Phase
Cerebral Palsy Behavioral: PIH Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Project:Intensive Habilitation (PIH) -a New Norwegian Multidisciplinary Program for Intensive Training for Children With Disabilities

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Further study details as provided by Sissel Ledang, Sorlandet Hospital HF:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • PEDI [ Time Frame: dec 2006 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • PSI [ Time Frame: Dec 2006 ]

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: March 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: PIH
Intensified training of children with CP. Functional training (motor, speech, executive function). Coaching of parents by psychologist, individually and in groups.
Behavioral: PIH
Intensified training


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 5 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

About three years of age Cerebral Palsy Multidisciplinary diagnosed -

Exclusion Criteria:

Not have Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) No Specific Speech and Language Disorders No Serious Sensory Defects -

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00202761

Sorlandet Hospital HF
Kristiansand, Norway, 4604
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sorlandet Hospital HF
Principal Investigator: Jon Skranes, MD, PhD Sorlandet Hospital HF
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Sissel Ledang, Research administrator, Sorlandet Hospital HF Identifier: NCT00202761     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SSHF70339
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: December 7, 2016

Keywords provided by Sissel Ledang, Sorlandet Hospital HF:
Cerebral palsy
Functional training
preschool children
Gross Motor Functional Classification Level
Gross motor functional Measure test
Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory
Parental Stress Index

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cerebral Palsy
Brain Damage, Chronic
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases processed this record on August 22, 2017