Posts in 'Tips for Parents'

When to Contact Your Child’s Doctor During the Holidays

Doctor Visits, Patient Care, Tips for Parents

You may have read this blog post in which Giles Manley urges parents and expectant women: Call a doctor if you feel like you should, even and especially over the holidays! This advice rings equally true for the families of children with special needs Read More

8 Things to Know After a Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis

Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis, Cerebral Palsy Information, Tips for Parents

For some parents, hearing the words “your child has cerebral palsy” for the first time is a huge shock. For many others, it only confirms what they have suspected for a long time. Still, some parents are relieved to hear the news; they knew something was wrong, and now that they know what it is, they can begin to take action. Read More

Parents of Kids with CP: Your Rights Under the FMLA

Legal Help, Tips for Parents

Working parents of kids with CP often face unique challenges. For example, you may need to take several weeks off work while your child recovers from surgery. If you work holidays, there are likely no qualified caretakers available to watch your child on those days. There are hundreds of nerve-wracking ways that caring for your... Read More

Was Your Child's CP Preventable?