About cerebral palsy

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What is cerebral palsy?

Cerebral palsy is a lifelong disorder, affecting movement and posture

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When you first find out

How Cerebral Palsy Cymru can help

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Our family-centred services

We aim to make our service family centred

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International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF)

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FAQs about cerebral palsy

Here are some of the questions families ask

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Noah's story

After our first therapy session, I left Cerebral Palsy Cymru’s children’s centre with something nobody had previously dared give me for my little boy. I left with hope.

- Leah, Noah's mum

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Ben's story

We left that initial therapy session on an absolute high and haven’t looked back since!

- Alison, Ben's mum

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Charlotte's blog

Hi, my name is Charlotte and I have just turned 15. I have recently taken part in Cerebral Palsy Cymru's 'Independent Living Skills Programme' and I would love to share my experience of the project with you. 

- Independent Living Skills 2021

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Cora's story

From that day we feel we have been part of the Cerebral Palsy Cymru family, and we have not looked back.

- Family story

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Aoife's Story

Having virtual sessions opened up a new avenue of skill-building for Aoife

- Family story

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