Tag Archives: Cerebral Palsy

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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Examining Gross Motor Progress in Children with Cerebral Palsy

[Source:  Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics via Your Therapy Source] Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics published research examining gross motor progress in children with cerebral palsy.  The researchers wanted to determine the factors that influence progress.  The prospective study … Continue reading


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Study: Electrical Brain Stim Could Benefit Kids with CP

[Source: Medical X=Press] Every so often, Hadley Lucca will spend hours in front of her bedroom mirror, struggling to put on earrings or pull her long, golden locks back into ponytails. For Hadley, 11, activities that other girls her age … Continue reading


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Breathing in Children with Cerebral Palsy

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Developmental Neurorehabilitation published research comparing breathing in children with cerebral palsy to neurotypical peers.  The participants in the study included 20 children with cerebral palsy (GMFCS levels I-III) and 20 neurotypical children ages 7-11 years old.  To determine the … Continue reading


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