Ruth E Benedict
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- Feasibility and reliability of classifying gross motor function among children with cerebral palsy using population-based record surveillanceRuth E Benedict
Waisman Center, Department of Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706 1532, USA
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:88-96. 2011..Future surveillance efforts that include functional level among children with cerebral palsy may provide important information for monitoring the impact of the condition for programmatic and policy purposes...
- Children with cerebral palsy: racial disparities in functional limitationsMatthew J Maenner
Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Epidemiology 23:35-43. 2012..Whether the severity of cerebral palsy differs between black and white children has not previously been investigated...
- The role of socio-economic status and perinatal factors in racial disparities in the risk of cerebral palsyMaureen S Durkin
Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
Dev Med Child Neurol 57:835-43. 2015..To determine whether racial disparities in cerebral palsy (CP) risk among US children persist after controlling for socio-economic status (SES) (here indicated by maternal education) and perinatal risk factors...
- Identifying children in need of ancillary and enabling services: a population approachRuth E Benedict
Department of Kinesiology, Program in Occupational Therapy, School of Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2176 Medical Science Center, 1300 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706 1532, USA
Soc Sci Med 57:2035-47. 2003..Among children with limitations, 26-30% regularly use ancillary services and 11-14% use enabling services. The strengths, limitations, and potential applications for each operational definition are discussed...
- Quality medical homes: meeting children's needs for therapeutic and supportive servicesRuth E Benedict
University of Wisconsin, Department of Kinesiology, Program in Occupational Therapy, 3170 Medical Science Center, 1300 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706 1532, USA
Pediatrics 121:e127-34. 2008..The objective of this study was to determine whether the quality of a medical home is associated with access to needed therapeutic and supportive services among children with special health care needs...
- Measuring exertion during caregiving of children and young adults with cerebral palsy who require assistance for mobility and self-careMarcella Andrews
UW Hospitals and Clinics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 33:300-12. 2013..Subjective measures of exertion appear to capture the strain of caregiving. Understanding a caregiver's perception of exertion can guide therapists in assessing the need for equipment, pharmacological, or respite interventions...
- Disparities in use of and unmet need for therapeutic and supportive services among school-age children with functional limitations: a comparison across settingsRuth E Benedict
Department of Kinesiology, Program of Occupational Therapy, Waisman Center for the Study of Human Development and Developmental Disabilities, School of Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Health Serv Res 41:103-24. 2006..To determine whether family resources predict use of therapeutic and supportive services and unmet needs in medical versus educational settings...