What is cerebral palsy?
Cerebral palsy is a lifelong disorder, affecting movement and posture
Signs of cerebral palsy
The main signs for cerebral palsy are delayed development and difficulties with movement and co-ordination
Causes of cerebral palsy
Cerebral palsy is caused by either a bleed in the brain (haemorrhage) or lack of oxygen to the brain (anoxia)
Types of cerebral palsy
Cerebral palsy can be classified in many ways, including by function, distribution or type of tone
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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.
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