Cerebral Palsy

The Injury Behind a Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis

There are a variety of emotions that can come to the surface for every parent once a child is diagnosed with. For some, especially if it occurs immediately after birth, it can come as quite a shock. Unfortunately, such a prompt diagnosis is likely due to significant injuries during delivery….

Expanding Cerebral Palsy Awareness

Increasing Cerebral Palsy awareness is about more than just helping children living with this condition. It is also about impacting future generations. CP is a complicated topic because it involves a brain injury at or around the time of birth that can significantly impact a child’s abilities in a wide…

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…

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…

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…

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…