Not much is known about the long-term consequences of cerebral palsy, especially on mental health.
Thousands of children with cerebral palsy were deemed ‘ineducable’ in the 1950s.
Good posture is important for everyone – but for people with disabilities it can be a life saver.
Video games aren’t just fun, they can also be potent therapeutic devices. The OrbIT has shown it can help children with cerebral palsy to improve their hand function.
Knock knees (and bow legs) are generally a normal part of a child’s growth and development. But if they persist, they can become problematic.
People with cerebral palsy are limited when it comes to the ability to exercise. But research shows that, if they keep fit from a young age, this can change.
Informal early support through intervention programs helps parents understand their child’s newly diagnosed disability. But what will happen when, under the NDIS, these services no longer exist?
New breakthrough in how to test proteins linked to touch and movement could have major implications for strokes, diabetes, spinal injuries and much more.
The single diagnosis of cerebral palsy covers a wide range of conditions with many different contributing factors that interact in varying ways.
Caesarean deliveries do not prevent children from developing cerebral palsy despite long-held medical assumptions. According…