Cerebral Palsy is a broad term that encompasses a range of effects on the way a body functions – both in terms of the type of effects and their severity. If you are the parent of a child who has been diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, you are likely hungry for information about what the condition truly means for your child’s day-to-day life – and your child’s future. Doctors may have used a number of terms to describe your child’s Cerebral Palsy. Unfortunately, those terms may not provide much clarity. This resource’s goal is to provide insight into how Cerebral Palsy is classified and what those classifications mean for your child.