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  • Assistive Devices: Walking and Mobility (Slideshow) for Parents


    Kids who have trouble walking have many options when it comes to getting around. View the slideshow below to learn more.

  • Dwarfism for Parents


    Dwarfism is a condition that is characterized by short stature. Many of the possible complications of dwarfism are treatable, and people of short stature lead healthy, active lives.

  • Health Care Providers: Physical Therapists for Parents


    Physical therapists are movement experts who help people with prescribed exercises, hands-on care, and patient education.

  • Occupational Therapy for Parents


    Occupational therapy can help improve kids' cognitive, physical, and motor skills and build their self-esteem and sense of accomplishment.

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy for Parents


    Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common form of muscular dystrophy. It gradually makes the body's muscles weaker.

  • Muscular Dystrophy for Parents


    Muscular dystrophy is a disorder that weakens a person's muscles over time. People who have the disease can gradually lose the ability to do everyday tasks.

  • Caring for Your Child With Cerebral Palsy (CP): Ages 6–12 for Parents


    If you have a school-age child with cerebral palsy, there's a lot to know. This checklist makes it easy to find out what programs and services may be available to you.

  • Ataxic Cerebral Palsy for Parents


    Kids with ataxic CP have trouble with balance. They may walk with their legs farther apart than other kids. And they can have trouble knowing exactly where something is.

  • Spastic Cerebral Palsy for Parents


    Kids with spastic CP have stiff muscles in the upper part of the body, the lower part, or both.

  • Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy for Parents


    Dyskinetic CP, or athetoid CP, is a type of CP. Kids with dyskinetic CP have trouble controlling muscle movement.

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