Cerebral Palsy

What is cerebral palsy (CP)?

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that cause problems with movement, balance, and posture. CP affects the cerebral motor cortex. This is the part of the brain that directs muscle movement. In fact, the first part of the name, cerebral, means having to do with the brain. The second part, palsy, means weakness or problems with using the muscles.

What are the types of cerebral palsy (CP)?

There are different types of CP:

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  1. Cerebral Palsy (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is cerebral palsy (CP)? Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that cause problems with movement, balance, and posture. CP affects the cerebral motor cortex. This ...
  2. ... following organizations are good resources for information on cerebral palsy : Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- www.cdc. ... gov/Disorders/Patient-Caregiver-Education/Hope-Through-Research/Cerebral-Palsy-Hope-Through-Research United Cerebral Palsy -- ucp.org
  3. Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that can involve brain, which affects nervous system functions, such as ... and thinking. There are several different types of cerebral palsy, including spastic, dyskinetic, ataxic, hypotonic, and mixed.
  4. Cerebral Palsy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    Cerebral Palsy/Start Here ... Cerebral Palsy ... National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke ... ... Short Summary ... From the National Institutes of Health
  5. Spastic Cerebral Palsy (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    cerebral palsy, CP, congenital disorders, motor skills, muscle tone, athetoid, dyskinetic, spastic, ataxic, intracranial bleeding, mental retardation, developmental ...
  6. cerebral palsy, CP, congenital disorders, motor skills, muscle tone, athetoid, dyskinetic, spastic, ataxic, intracranial bleeding, mental retardation, developmental ...
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  8. Cerebral Palsy (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    cerebral palsy, congenital disorders, motor skills, muscle tone, athetoid, dyskinetic, spastic, ataxic, intracranial bleeding, mental retardation, developmental delays, ...
  9. United Cerebral Palsy (United Cerebral Palsy Associations)  
    ... and renewal. On behalf of everyone at United Cerebral Palsy, I wish you all a 2022 filled with ... continued good health. Sincerely, Armando A. Contreras United Cerebral Palsy President & CEO The Case for Inclusion 2021 Special ...
  10. Dietary Needs for Kids With Cerebral Palsy, diet, food, eating, trouble eating, special needs, nutrients, supplements, suplements, pureed foods, formula, feeding tube, g-tube, gastrostomy tube, thickener, calcium, ...
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