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Cerebral Palsy (CP) (Topic Center)

What Is Cerebral Palsy (CP)?

What's CP? How is CP treated? Where can caregivers get help? Experts offer advice on caring for kids with CP.

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Living With Cerebral Palsy

From home care to going to camp, here's advice for families with a range of CP needs.

Cerebral Palsy (CP): Assistive Devices

Positioning aids

Walking and mobility

Cerebral Palsy (CP): School and Learning

Special education

Balancing academics and illness

Going to camp

Cerebral Palsy (CP): Shannon's Story

Shannon's wheelchair and her communication device give her the freedom to enjoy teenage life. 

Cerebral Palsy (CP): Planning for Adulthood

  • Help your child plan for the future. This video series covers everything from financial and health care benefits to employment and housing options for young adults.

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  • Ira is finding his path as an adult. In this video, he talks about the importance of his family and friends, taking care of himself while living independently, and exploring new interests.

    See how Ira does it