Tag Archives: Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy At Center Of Netflix Comedy

[Source:  Disability Scoop] The forthcoming Netflix comedy “Special” is loosely based on the life of its star, Ryan O’Connell. (Netflix) Netflix is picking up a comedy series about a man with cerebral palsy that has the backing of a “Big … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Looking at the Differences between Exercise and Function in Treatment

by Natan Gendelman, PT As we’ve mentioned before, cerebral palsy is a complex disorder that comes to affect not only a child’s muscles, but his entire body and its ability to function. I often emphasize how the trunk is the … Continue reading

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Physical Activity in Walking in Children with CP Over Time

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] A recent study in Disability and Rehabilitation examined physical activity and walking in children with cerebral palsy over time. The goal of the study was to create developmental trajectories for physical activity and walking performance for children with … Continue reading

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World Cerebral Palsy Day — Is Saturday, October 6th

[Source:  World CP Day.org] World CP Day, on Saturday 6 October 2018, is a perfect time to celebrate and learn more about cerebral palsy – the most common physical disability in childhood. Acceptance of diversity and empathy for people living … Continue reading

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Action Planning and Execution in Children with Cerebral Palsy

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Research in Developmental Disabilities published research on action planning and execution in children with cerebral palsy.  The goal of the study was to determine the differences in anticipatory visual patterns between 13 children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (average … Continue reading

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