Misdiagnosed Fetal Position and the Risks Involved

The position your fetus is in during childbirth can spell the difference between a normal birth and a complicated birth, depending on how they are ... read more

Joint Contractures and Treatment Options

Muscle impairment is a common aspect of cerebral palsy. Some children with cerebral palsy suffer from joint contractures, which are characterized b ... read more

An Overview of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Children With Cerebral Palsy

HBOT (hyperbaric oxygen therapy or hyperbaric medicine) is the medical use of oxygen at a concentration higher than atmospheric pressure. Its more ... read more

An Overview of Birth Asphyxia As a Cause of Cerebral Palsy

Many people associate the term "asphyxia" with suffocation, which is accurate. More broadly, it refers to a severe depletion of oxygen to the body. ... read more

Electrical Muscle Stimulation Treatments for Cerebral Palsy

Ninety percent of children with cerebral palsy have muscle spasticity as their dominant or exclusive impairment. EMS (electrical muscle stimulation ... read more

Overview of Epilepsy in Children With Cerebral Palsy

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by seizures. Approximately one third of people with cerebral palsy also have some degree of epile ... read more

How Writing Can Help Your Child

Children of all ages (including those with cerebral palsy) need outlet to express their emotions; a place where they can discuss their accomplishme ... read more

An Overview of Visual Impairments in Children With Cerebral Palsy

Unfortunately, visual impairment is common in children with cerebral palsy. As many as 75 percent will develop some degree of visual impairment dur ... read more

Choosing an Educational Path for Children With Cerebral Palsy

How a child receives his education is one of the most important choices a parent faces. For the parent of a child with cerebral palsy, the choices ... read more

An Overview of Hearing Loss Issues in Children With Cerebral Palsy

There are numerous potential physical and cognitive afflictions common with children either born with or who develop cerebral palsy. Approximately ... read more

An Overview of Feeding Tubes for Children With Cerebral Palsy

Some children with cerebral palsy have difficulty or are unable to feed themselves. Some have trouble ingesting important medications. In these cas ... read more

Tactile Sensitivity and Treatment Options

Many children with cerebral palsy suffer from sensitivity issues. For example, a child with cerebral palsy may have a significantly lower pain thre ... read more

Occupational Therapy and Cerebral Palsy

Occupational therapy is a common treatment for children with cerebral palsy. Many children with cerebral palsy struggle with motor functions, which ... read more

The Benefits of Hippotherapy in Children With Cerebral Palsy.

Pioneered by German, Swiss and Austrian therapists during the 1960's, then standardized in the United States and Canada during the 1980's, the trea ... read more

Seeking Proper Treatment For Dyslexia

Every child learns differently. Some have an easier time gaining knowledge when visual aids are used in class. Others simply require a multisensory ... read more