Year: 2018

6 Uses for Lifetime Benefits

Every parent wants the best possible outcome for his or her child. Parents of children with special needs are especially dedicated to addressing potential issues and challenges because of how often they can be ignored by governmental officials, educators, medical professionals, and society as a whole. With programs aimed at…

Birth Injury Attorneys, Legal Action and Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy is such a unique condition, involving the brain and resulting in a diverse amount of symptoms, legal action surrounding CP cases can be extremely complex. Any legal action involving medical facts is always difficult, but a lawsuit surrounding Cerebral Palsy can involve expert opinions, differing medical diagnoses, written…

Funds for the Future: Lifetime Benefits

The idea of providing for your child’s future is a concern most parents have, particularly those parents of children with Cerebral Palsy. A child with Cerebral Palsy has needs in the immediate future, meaning day-to-day, as well as in the weeks, months and years to come. Setting money aside to…

How Did This Happen to My Child?

Have you ever asked, “How did this happen to my child?” A parent of a child just diagnosed with cerebral palsy is informed that their child has a condition that is not a disease, not progressive, nor communicable and not curable. Attempts at physical and recreational therapy, along with surgeries…

School Obligations for Stopping Bullying

Bullying can have a major impact on a child’s life and is a common occurrence on school grounds, before and after class starts. The National Center for Educational Statistics found that one out of every five students have reported being bullied. The numbers for that increase even more so when…

Birth Complications and Cerebral Palsy

Despite an extreme lack of awareness and education in the public surrounding Cerebral Palsy, it is still important to cut through the ‘weeds’ so to speak and explain this condition. Far too many parents experience the trauma of birth complications and Cerebral Palsy diagnoses when a medical professional deviates from…

Signs Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy May Have Been Preventable

We have discussed in-depth the various ways in which “medical misinformation” can be presented by medical professionals regarding Cerebral Palsy. Whether it’s using a different terminology that doesn’t carry as much gravity, letting parents think it will not be a lifelong issue, that it may have been preventable or even…

What Does Cerebral Palsy Do to the Body?

Cerebral palsy is an umbrella term for several neuromuscular issues caused by injury to the brain before, during or after pregnancy. Since the term encompasses an array of circumstances, the way that each person is affected by the condition varies. Some people experience difficulties when writing or tying their shoes….

Cerebral Palsy is a Lifelong Journey

One of our favorite parts about managing our Facebook Page is hearing the diverse set of voices that represent the Cerebral Palsy community. Ranging from parents of newborns with CP looking for information all the way to grandmas with an amazing amount of personal (and medical) knowledge of this condition,…