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Early Diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy Can Be Life-Changing

Posted on September 5th, 2018 by Elizabeth

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Cerebral palsy is a birth injury that, once suffered, is incurable. The most severe cases are often diagnosed at birth and require around-the-clock, lifelong care, physical and speech therapies, and equipment to assist with cognitive and physical functions – all a tremendous financial burden for a family. Therapies and medical treatment can help minimize the […]

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Teen Born with Cerebral Palsy Walks at High School Graduation

Posted on June 14th, 2018 by Elizabeth

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Darby Cochran’s May 25, 2018, high school graduation day was special for many reasons, one in particular: Thanks to exoskeleton technology, this 19-year-old from Georgia stood and walked to receive her diploma. What makes this feat so monumental and the milestone so momentous? Darby suffers from cerebral palsy. Reaching her goal to walk at graduation […]

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Are There Different Types of Cerebral Palsy?

Posted on June 4th, 2018 by Elizabeth

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Cerebral palsy is a devastating and irreversible birth injury that affects the brain, but the name for the disease itself is an umbrella term. There are many types of CP that vary in severity and symptoms and affect children in different ways, some more significantly than others. In all cases of cerebral palsy though, the […]

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Is Your Child Showing Warning Signs of Cerebral Palsy?

Posted on May 15th, 2018 by Gerald Thurswell

Is Your Child Showing Warning Signs of Cerebral Palsy? Parents look forward to major milestones for their babies: the first smile, first word, first step. Sadly, some parents don’t have the pleasure of celebrating these achievements, and many of them don’t know why. If your child is not developing appropriately for their age range, they […]

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Your Child Was Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy: Now What?

Posted on May 9th, 2018 by Gerald Thurswell

Your Child Was Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy: Now What? A cerebral palsy diagnosis is a lifetime condition and there is no cure. However, cerebral palsy can be prevented. This problem often occurs because of medical negligence or birth injury. A poorly timed C-section, inadequate prenatal care, distraction – any of these situations can lead to […]

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