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Disability Specific Resources: Cerebral Palsy

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Information: Cerebral Palsy
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This information guide is written by New Horizons Un-Limited. The guide provides information about this disability including Definition, Types, Causes, Characteristics, and Statistics. We envision a world with the inclusion and participation of individuals with disabilities in our communities, our workplaces and our lives so we also include information on Awareness, Viewpoint, Needs and Solutions, Therapy and Rehabilitation, On-line Discussion Forum, and where to go on the Internet to Learn More about this disability.

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Cerebral Palsy a Guide for Care

from the Cerebral Palsy Program of the Alfred I. Dupont Institute, Wilmington, Delaware.

The description of Cerebral Palsy contains an overview of material discussed in much more depth in a book called, Cerebral palsy; A guide for care by Miller, Bachrach, et al published by Hopkins Press.

New Sign Cerebral Palsy Guide

Cerebral Palsy Guide is an organization that supports families and children affected by a cerebral palsy diagnosis through free resources, support groups, and financial help. The information is easy to find and provides solutions. For more information, visit their website or contact Cerebral Palsy Guide, 3208 E. Colonial Dr., #241, Orlando, FL 32803 or Phone: 1-888-908-4261.

Practical Oral Care for People with Cerebral Palsy

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research National Institutes of Health offers Practical Oral Care for People with Cerebral Palsy for health care professionals and caregivers and also offers several very practical and comprehensive guides on oral care for other developmental disabilities.

Causes and Prevelance of Cerebral Palsy

This is one of several Cerebral Palsy articles listed at Come Unity. Although this particular article explains many of the possible causes of Cerebral Palsy, it states that "However the cause of most individual cases of cerebral palsy is unknown."

Milestones and Activities for Your Toddler with Cerebral Palsy

by Anne Casey. This is one of several Cerebral Palsy articles listed at Come Unity. "Anne Casey Vincent was born at 26 weeks and had severe IVH and PVL. He has a mild-moderate hemiplegia as a result, but he is a very capable little child. His outcome has been much better than Gary and I expected - I guess because we had no idea what cerebral palsy (CP) would be like when we were first told about it."

Cerebral Palsy Scholarships

This is an article sponsored by Cerebral Palsy Source that discusses several options in finding scholarships for people with Cerebral Palsy whether it is for camp, school, college or other programs.

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