Project:Intensive Habilitation (PIH)
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
|Study Design:||Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
|Official Title:||Project:Intensive Habilitation (PIH) -a New Norwegian Multidisciplinary Program for Intensive Training for Children With Disabilities|
- PEDI [ Time Frame: dec 2006 ]
- PSI [ Time Frame: Dec 2006 ]
|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)|
Intensified training of children with CP. Functional training (motor, speech, executive function). Coaching of parents by psychologist, individually and in groups.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00202761
|Sorlandet Hospital HF|
|Kristiansand, Norway, 4604|
|Principal Investigator:||Jon Skranes, MD, PhD||Sorlandet Hospital HF|