is the leading movement disorder in children, with some 800,000 adults and children living with CP at any given time in the U.
The charity wants to establish a service that treats babies even before they have an official diagnosis of cerebral palsy
UK believes it is important to include siblings, as often when a child has a medical condition, all the family are affected with hospital visits and other pressures.
Gary Watson, centre manager of Cerebral Palsy
Midlands, said: "Like many small UK charities, Cerebral Palsy
Midlands relies heavily on donations from the general public, charitable trusts and other organisations, to help us to carry on the empowering work we do for, and with, people with disabilities.
Each year the World Cerebral Palsy
day website invites people to post 60-second video clips detailing ideas that would change their world and Sally's is the first of three shortlisted following an international vote.
Sophie says there is still a lot of ignorance surrounding cerebral palsy
and more help is definitely needed.
Dental care for patients with cerebral palsy
can be quite difficult due to their sometimes limited cognitive and physical capacities.
Since Cerebral Palsy
Alliance first opened its ACT office with sponsorship from ClubsACT, it has grown to employ 10 staff, with six therapists travelling throughout the ACT and Southern Tablelands providing services including occupational therapy, physiotherapy and speech pathology.
Many patients with facial palsy
tend to avoid looking in the mirror, but research has shown that observing yourself whilst performing specific facial exercises can improve recovery and reduce disfigurement.
The study is the first to track the quality of life of young people with cerebral palsy
from childhood to adolescence.
Individuals who had a twin with cerebral palsy
had a 15.
If we use these early in cerebral palsy
, we might have the possibility of reducing the severity of this condition.