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New Discovery May Lead to Brain Injury Repair

New Discovery May Lead to Brain Injury Repair Researchers in Oregon have completed groundbreaking research investigating brain injury reversal in newborns. In the team’s study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, scientists identified a specific molecule in the brain’s white matter that inhibits the brain’s ability to repair itself after injury. “By preventing the […]

Celebrating a Milestone: Mother, Son with Cerebral Palsy Graduate from University Together

Celebrating a Milestone: Mother, Son with Cerebral Palsy Graduate from University Together Graduation was an especially proud moment for a mother-son duo from Nashville. Both received their diplomas from Middle Tennessee State University on the same day, at the same ceremony. After years of taking care of her family, particularly her son, who has cerebral […]

Massachusetts Middle Schoolers Design Toys for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Massachusetts Middle Schoolers Design Toys for Children with Cerebral Palsy Teams of eighth grade students at KIPP Academy in Massachusetts have been hard at work on Project Lead the Way, which brings hands-on science, technology, engineering and math experiences into classrooms. Their particular assignment? Using 3-D printers to design therapeutic toys for children who have […]

Pennsylvania Cerebral Palsy Non-Profit Receives Funding

Pennsylvania Cerebral Palsy Non-Profit Receives Funding In January 2018, the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Central Pennsylvania was awarded nearly $5,000 for its UCP Pathways Social Club program through the Franklin County Foundation.  As a part of the Foundation for Enhancing Communities, the Franklin County Foundation awards grants to programs and services that have the […]

Phone App to Screen for Cerebral Palsy in Australia

Phone App to Screen for Cerebral Palsy in Australia A smartphone app providing early detection and intervention in babies born with cerebral palsy will be launched in rural Australia in November 2018. The Baby Moves app enables parents to upload a three minute video of their baby’s movements for researchers to remotely assess. The technology […]

Study: Task-Training May Improve Hand Dexterity in Kids with Cerebral Palsy

Study: Task-Training May Improve Hand Dexterity in Kids with Cerebral Palsy Children with spastic forms of cerebral palsy often have difficulties performing basic hand functions—such as fastening a button or grasping food. Researchers from South Korea recently observed the effects of task-oriented training (TOT) on dexterity and grip strength in children with spastic hemiplegic cerebral […]

Oklahoma City Program “Bear in the Chair” Connects Children with Cerebral Palsy to Classroom

Oklahoma City Program “Bear in the Chair” Connects Children with Cerebral Palsy to Classroom Suffering a long-term illness or needing frequent treatments in the hospital is tough for any child, especially when he or she is taken out of school. “Bear in the Chair” is a new program in Oklahoma City that allows kids to […]

Ontario to Offer Surgery for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Ontario to Offer Surgery for Children with Cerebral Palsy The provincial government of Ontario will offer Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) surgery, a specialized procedure performed on the lower spinal cord which may permanently reduce muscle spasticity and help patients with cerebral palsy learn to walk. Candidates for the surgery include children between the ages of […]

Eye-Gaze Device Helps Children with Cerebral Palsy Communicate

Eye-Gaze Device Helps Children with Cerebral Palsy Communicate For children with severe forms of cerebral palsy that are unable to talk, eye-gaze tablets designed to track and interpret eye movement on a screen may help them to communicate. By looking at keys or images displayed on a special tablet, patients can type a message or […]

Teen Model with Cerebral Palsy Inspires Others as a Motivational Speaker

Teen Model with Cerebral Palsy Inspires Others as a Motivational Speaker A half-page photograph of 17-year old Autumn Kinkade appeared in the September-October 2017 edition of Seventeen magazine. The teen, from Adair, Oklahoma, was born three months premature and diagnosed with cerebral palsy. In 2014, her mother encouraged her to enter a beauty pageant—which she […]

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