Cerebral Palsy Guide
A. What is Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy is a condition that occurs due to damage to the developing brain, most often before birth affecting posture, muscle tone, and movement. It is a very common motor disability in children.
D. Causes of Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy is caused due to abnormal brain development or damage to the developing brain usually before birth, but sometimes during or after birth.
Some causes are:
F. Treatment of Cerebral Palsy
Doctors aim at identifying Cerebral Palsy as early as possible because early intervention is essential to obtain the best possible outcomes for infants with developmental disabilities.
G. Curability of Cerebral Palsy
There is no cure for Cerebral Palsy, it is a lifelong condition. However, an effective treatment plan can help the child overcome some delays, cope with the disability, and improve daily functioning.
H. What can parents do for children with Cerebral Palsy?
You can certainly help your child in handling their condition. It is advised to create an accepting environment for the child and try not to guilt or shame their condition.