Year: 2019

What You Might Not Know About Cerebral Palsy

35%. In a certain context, 35% may not seem like a lot. After all, that’s just over a third, or slightly more than one out of every three. It’s even significantly below half. An interesting, but relatively small subset of the whole, you may say. But what if we told…

The History of Cerebral Palsy

Since antiquity, the group of neuromuscular conditions collectively referred to as Cerebral Palsy have been observed and documented by various civilizations. Ancient Egyptians, Romans and Greeks noted symptoms of Cerebral Palsy, without understanding its cause or treatment. In an 1861 lecture to the Obstetrical Society of London, English surgeon William…

What is a Birth Injury?

Beyond helping parents of children with Cerebral Palsy connect with a wealth of resources, assistance and legal information, our organization also works to answer questions on a wide spectrum of issues. As a result, birth injuries are a common focus. It occurs to us, though, that many wonder, “What is…