With the help of a dynamic support system, a boy inflicted with severe cerebral palsy graduates from high school and is on his way to college.
Research supports the effectiveness of many complementary and alternative therapies for cerebral palsy.
Two boys were offered large settlements to cover the lifelong care that their cerebral palsy requires. The boys developed cerebral palsy as a result of brain damage that occurred when medical staff failed to notice severe complications during labor. One medical team failed to notice cord compression and severe oxygen deprivation, another failed to notice placental abruption and fluctuating fetal heart.
First ever stem cell trial gives hope for children with cerebral palsy, and a little boy from Shelby Township is one of the first kids to be enrolled in the trial.
There are many types of therapies available to children with cerebral palsy, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech & language therapy, behavioral therapy, play therapy, and music & dance therapy.
A low Apgar score at birth is strongly associated with cerebral palsy in childhood.