The Communication Function Classification System, or CFCS, is a classification tool used to describe the everyday communication performance of an individual with cerebral palsy (CP). It utilizes the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) (1). It is not a test to see how well a person with CP can…
Achilles tendon lengthening (ATL) surgery can help to treat ‘equinus foot,’ also known as tiptoe walking, which is a common symptom of cerebral palsy (CP). However, many children who have ATL surgery experience overcorrection, and end up walking with a crouch gait. Therefore, it would be valuable to identify individual characteristics that could predict the…
Reiter & Walsh, P.C. is happy to announce that Julia LiPuma of Wayne, New Jersey is the recipient of the 3rd annual Birth Trauma, Neonatal Injury and Disability scholarship. Julia was born 10 weeks prematurely. She had a brain bleed at birth, resulting in a diagnosis of periventricular leukomalacia, and later, spastic diplegic cerebral palsy….
Hydrotherapy can help kids with cerebral palsy have better gross motor function – and it can even help some children learn to walk.
Entrepreneur of the Year awarded to a talented Michigan woman with cerebral palsy.
Cerebral palsy treatment: Little boy has Achilles lengthening surgery to help contractures caused by spastic cerebral palsy and takes his first steps.
Blue Jays throw a cerebral palsy fundraiser so a Toronto boy with cerebral palsy can undergo selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR), a groundbreaking surgery only offered in the U.S.
The Sunshine foundation makes dreams come true for special needs children by giving them adventure and independence.