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In this video series, parents share their experiences raising children with cerebral palsy (CP). From kids who are severely affected by CP to kids with mild disabilities, you’ll hear firsthand accounts from their parents. Learn about their struggles and triumphs, and what helps them the most.
Cerebral palsy (CP) affects a child’s muscle tone, movement, and more. This article explains causes, diagnosis, treatment, and coping.
Are you raising a child with cerebral palsy? This guide offers advice, resources, and support so that you can help your child reach his or her full potential.
Shannon has cerebral palsy, which limits many abilities. But her wheelchair and her communication device give her the freedom to explore, and a voice to be heard.
Ira has cerebral palsy (CP), but it doesn’t interfere with his love of sports or his dream of being a broadcaster. Check out this video.
It’s common to put your own needs last when caring for a child you love. But to be the best you can be, you need to take care of yourself, too. Here are some tips to help you recharge.
Finding that perfect person to care for your child can be a challenge. These resources can help.
When kids need intensive health care after they’re discharged from the hospital, it’s important that family and caregivers learn about the devices, equipment, and support they’ll need.
You might have more on your plate than most parents, but it doesn’t mean you have to do it all alone. Here’s how to ask for help and avoid caregiver burnout.
Learn all about cerebral palsy (CP), one of the most common congenital disorders of childhood. Help your child or teen manage the condition, and find the help and services that kids with CP are entitled to.
If your child has cerebral palsy, there’s a lot to know. This checklist makes it easy to find out what programs and services may be available to you.
If you have a school-age child with cerebral palsy, there’s a lot to know. This checklist makes it easy to find out what programs and services may be available to you.
If your teen has cerebral palsy, there’s a lot to know. This checklist makes it easy to determine what programs and services might be needed as your teen nears adulthood.
What teachers should know about cerebral palsy, and teaching strategies to help students with CP succeed in school.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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