Does Cerebral Palsy Get Worse With Age?

Cerebral Palsy Information

If someone you love has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, it’s natural to want to know how this will affect their outlook throughout their life. Cerebral palsy cannot be cured, so it’s important to know how the condition affects adults as well as children. What Do We Know About Cerebral Palsy In Older People? Research... Read More

Can Cerebral Palsy Be Caused by a Head Injury?

Causes of Cerebral Palsy, Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis, Legal Help

There are many different factors that can cause cerebral palsy in babies. In certain cases, cerebral palsy in infants may be the result of a traumatic brain injury that causes irreparable damage to a baby’s undeveloped brain. Traumatic brain damage that occurs during the labor and delivery process is considered a severe medical issue. Read... Read More

Is Cerebral Palsy a Learning Disability?

Cerebral Palsy Information, Child Development

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders caused by brain damage or malformation, specifically to parts of the brain that control motor function. While cerebral palsy isn’t a learning disability, it often presents with coexisting conditions related to learning difficulties. How Does Cerebral Palsy Affect the Brain? Cerebral palsy affects the cerebral cortex, which... Read More

What Are the Latest Advances in Cerebral Palsy Treatment?

Cerebral Palsy Treatments

When you’re trying to enhance the mobility and quality of life for your child with cerebral palsy, it can be difficult to stay informed of the latest innovations in cerebral palsy treatments and therapies. Cerebral palsy researchers have made some huge advancements in recent years, though, giving us hope for even more scientific breakthroughs in... Read More

What to Know About Legal Compensation and Claims for Cerebral Palsy

Birth Injury, Legal Help

Many cerebral palsy cases have no known cause, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, some cases may stem from inadequate professional prenatal or neonatal care, or incidents during labor and delivery. If you feel medical negligence caused cerebral palsy in your child, you may have a case for compensation. Read on... Read More

What to Know About Anoxia and Its Role in Cerebral Palsy

Birth Injury, Causes of Cerebral Palsy

Anoxia is largely a birthing complication that affects children either in the womb, during the birthing process, or immediately after delivery. Going through this distress can lead to a child developing cerebral palsy. Here is what you should know about anoxia and its role in cerebral palsy. What Is Anoxia? Anoxia is a very serious... Read More

Developmental Milestones: Get the Facts

Cerebral Palsy Information, Child Development, Tips for Parents

While developmental milestones can be tremendously helpful in gauging a child’s mental and physical development, they are only guidelines. No two babies are alike and no two develop in the same ways or at the same rate, though most reach these milestones at similar ages. If your child was born prematurely, or has other challenges... Read More

Adapting Toys: How to Do It Yourself

Tips for Parents

Play is an important part of a child’s life and is key in the development of many motor and neurological functions such as: Muscle strength and control Cause/effect reasoning Choice making Object matching Picture/object association Construction categorization/sorting Language skills All children need opportunities to discover and actively explore the world around them, but many toys... Read More

Special Needs Distance Learning During COVID-19

Education

As if special needs parents don’t have enough challenges to contend with involving their child’s care, COVID-19 has added a new level of challenge to their daily lives. With the uncertainty regarding the safe reopening of schools throughout the country, parents are now coping with the daunting possibility of extended school closures and their additional... Read More

The Best Apps for Children with Cerebral Palsy in 2020

Assistive Technology, Updates

We’ve compiled a list of some of the best special needs apps out there – and written a quick synopsis of how each one works! Read on to learn about some of the best assistive communication and educational apps available. Read More

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