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Study Says Early Speech-Language Therapies May Benefit Toddlers with Cerebral Palsy, Language Delays

Study Says Early Speech-Language Therapies May Benefit Toddlers with Cerebral Palsy, Language Delays A new study published in the journal Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology suggests that early language intervention is key for children with cerebral palsy. Toddlers with cerebral palsy that are unable to speak may benefit from early speech-language therapy to help overcome […]

Children with Cerebral Palsy May Benefit from Therapy Aimed at Involuntary Hand Movements

Children with Cerebral Palsy May Benefit from Therapy Aimed at Involuntary Hand Movements Unilateral spastic cerebral palsy (“USCP”) patients, whose motor movements are impaired on only one side of their bodies, may benefit from targeted rehab therapy focused on controlling involuntary hand movements, according to a study. German researchers developed a “bimanual therapeutic regimen” for […]

Study: Playing Nintendo Wii Video Games Improves Hand Function, Grip Strength in Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy

Study: Playing Nintendo Wii Video Games Improves Hand Function, Grip Strength in Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy Egyptian researchers suggest that Nintendo Wii video gaming, along with a standard care regimen, may improve grip strength and hand function as well as decrease hand stiffness in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.  Hemiplegic cerebral palsy, affecting up […]

Study: Intensive Physical Therapy Helps Promote Motor Skills in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Study: Intensive Physical Therapy Helps Promote Motor Skills in Children with Cerebral Palsy A recent study published in the journal Physical & Occupational Therapy In Pediatrics evaluated associations between physical therapy and gross motor progress in children with cerebral palsy. 442 Norwegian children participating in the study underwent either three or more sessions of physical […]

Doctor Builds Personalized Voices for Individuals with Speech Deficits

Doctor Builds Personalized Voices for Individuals with Speech Deficits VocaliD is software designed to create a personalized voice for people with speech deficits, which were caused by diseases and conditions such as cerebral palsy. Former speech therapist Dr. Rupal Patel has been working with Geoffrey Meltzner, head of research and technology, to make voice producing […]

Phone App Designed to Screen Newborns for Cerebral Palsy in Trial Phase

Phone App Designed to Screen Newborns for Cerebral Palsy in Trial Phase A new app developed in Australia aims to use body movement to assess babies at risk for cerebral palsy. The app is being tried on 250 premature babies born before 28 weeks or weighing less than 2.2 pounds. Parents can upload a three-minute […]

Celebrate World Cerebral Palsy Day

Celebrate World Cerebral Palsy Day Today’s the day! People all over the world are celebrating World Cerebral Palsy Day on Wednesday October 5th, sharing their stories of how cerebral palsy, or CP, affects their lives. CP is a condition caused by brain damage that permanently impairs the body’s ability to control movement and posture. World […]

After Years behind a Walker, Young Boy is Finally Able to Walk on His Own

After Years behind a Walker, Young Boy is Finally Able to Walk on His Own Five-year old David is an avid sports fan—he loves to play baseball and golf and enjoys watching hockey. David has cerebral palsy, and uses a walker to help him play all his favorite sports, but his doctors are hoping that one […]

Boy with Cerebral Palsy Dons Stellar Halloween Costume

Boy with Cerebral Palsy Dons Stellar Halloween Costume Five-year old Sebastian received more than just candy this past Halloween when he went out trick-or-treating—his Star Wars-themed costume made headlines, and was likely the envy of several children on his block. Sebastian has cerebral palsy, and requires a walker to move around, which has made it tricky […]

Grocery Shopping Made Easier for Mother of Daughter with Cerebral Palsy

Grocery Shopping Made Easier for Mother of Daughter with Cerebral Palsy For parents of children with special needs, everyday tasks often require an enormous amount of effort. Transportation to therapy sessions, medical care facilities, and running errands may be even more challenging if facilities aren’t accessible. For one mother, however, the task of going to […]

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