Therapy Together

Therapy Together child and student

Therapy Together is an 8-week caregiver led constraint induced movement therapy (CIMT) program for infants, toddlers, and preschool aged children with unilateral cerebral palsy (UCP). The research study is a comparative cohort study exploring the feasibility and effectiveness of the Therapy Together program.

Investigators at TWU

Outside Collaborators

Partners and Affiliates

  • Scottish Rite for Children
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Grant Funding and Agency Number

  • American Occupational Therapy Foundation ($100,000)
  • United Cerebral Palsy ($20,000)
  • Therapy Together, Anonymous, Scottish Rite Development. ($20,000)
  • Therapy Together, Anonymous, Scottish Rite Development. ($10,000)
  • Cognition and Bimanual Performance in Young Children with Unilateral Cerebral Palsy (Therapy Together) Woodcock Institute ($15,000)
  • Therapy Together, TWU Research Enhancement Program Grant ($6,000)
  • Therapy Together: Intensive Upper Limb Therapy for Young Children with Cerebral Palsy and Their Caregivers, AACPDM Transformative Practice Award ($4,000)


Paulman, B., Johnson, W., Roberts, H., & Shierk, A. (2022) Cognitive Assessment in Early Childhood for Unilateral Cerebral Palsy. Communique. 50(7), 4-8.

Shierk, A., Roberts, H., Dubberly, K., Clegg, N., Fagan, M., Baldwin, D., Reyes, F., VanPelt, J., Delgado, M. (2021). Therapy Together: A Caregiver Led Constraint Induced Movement Therapy Program for Preschool Aged Children in a Virtual Environment due to COVID 19. Journal of Occupational Therapy Schools and Early Intervention.

Walker, C., Roberts, H., & Shierk, A. (2021).  Constraint induced movement therapy in infants and toddlers with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: A scoping review. Occupational Therapy in Health Care., doi:


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