New Cerebral Palsy Resources You Should Know About

    United Cerebral Palsy: Educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with cpFrom home ownership to health care reform, inclusive education to competitive employment, UCP has established itself as a leader in the disability community.          Cerebral Palsy Family Network: The CP Family Network mission is … Read more

Pregnant With Cerebral Palsy Complications During Birth

What complications can occur during birth? Cerebral Palsy Complications that increase a child’s chance of developing Cerebral Palsy can arise during pregnancy or during labor and delivery. Formerly, it was believed a complicated birth (in combination with asphyxia) was the sole cause of Cerebral Palsy. Now it’s known that complicated birth in combination with asphyxia … Read more

Having Children When You Have Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Currently, no scientific evidence suggests that people with this disorder can’t have children of their own. In fact, numerous people all over the world with this disorder have successfully given birth to healthy children. Yet, there are special circumstances that should be understood beforehand, for the best chances of success during and after pregnancy. … Read more

Education Techniques To Help Children With Cerebral Palsy In The Classroom

Cerebral palsy is a condition that can result in various physical challenges. Teachers who have students in their classrooms with CP should read information on this disorder when considering educational accommodations. Read on for information on teaching strategies for students with cerebral palsy. Recommended Teaching Methods for Students With CP When deciding that a student … Read more

FDA Approved Botox Treatment For Cerebral Palsy

Most people associate Botox as an anti-aging treatment, but recently, although still in its experimental phase, it’s being used to help children with cerebral palsy. As with other experimental treatments, however, it comes with risks that parents should be aware of in order to make an informed decision as to whether it’s right for their child … Read more