Introducing the Term 'Early Developmental Delay', Michele Shusterman

Introduction of the Term ‘Early Developmental Brain Injury’

Opinion piece, “Introducing the term ‘early developmental brain injury'” is published in the medical journal Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. As of November 2019, the article has been cited 15 times.

This article pushes professionals to re-frame CP as an infant brain injury/disturbance, so that clinical care, research and government policy addresses the full range of symptoms and condition associated with “cerebral palsy”.