Associated Conditions of Cerebral Palsy
Explores in detail the conditions associated with CP such as epilepsy, severe constipation, depression, and perception impairments.
Caring for Cerebral Palsy
Offers detailed support, references and links focusing on the logistics of caring for a child with CP.
Causes of Cerebral Palsy
CP has its origins in genetic and non genetic factors. This sites explores its causes from both positions.
Read about a disease that can have a broad range of severity. Learn how to spot the symptoms, how CP is diagnosed, and what team of physicians is needed for treatment.
Cerebral Palsy: A Guide for Care
Describes causes, symptoms, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment options, and types of cerebral palsy.
Cerebral Palsy Fact Sheet
March of Dimes defines cerebral palsy and related disorders, and describes causes and treatment.
Cerebral Palsy: Hope Through Research
An informational booklet on CP compiled by NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Cerebral Palsy Info Central
Provides an overview of CP, including definitions of common terms, information about living with CP, and general disability resources.
The Cerebral Palsy Network
Provides information about the CPN as well as a resource center. Includes a chat room and an email group at Yahoo.
Cerebral Palsy Resource Center
Provides information about many aspects of cerebral palsy, including history, types, causes, and CP in the media. From Carolyn, a woman with spastic hemiplegia as well as a seizure disorder.
Cerebral Palsy Society of New Zealand
Information on the types, causes, effects and management of CP.
Cerebral Palsy Tutorial
Provides information about types, causes, therapy and growing up with CP. From the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Children's Medical Center.
Children's Hospital Boston: Cerebral Palsy
Describes causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and the long-term outlook for the child with cerebral palsy.
Forms of Cerebral Palsy
Examines in detail the different forms of CP and includes a glossary and bibliography.
Growth Assessment in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Includes general information and resources for further reading. Describes segmental measures, standard measures, and equipment. From the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Children's Medical Center.
How Can I Help
Information for friends and relatives of a child with cerebral palsy.
Provides an overview and describes diagnostic methods and treatments for each child movement disorder, including ataxia, bradykinesia, choreoathetosis, dystonia, myoclonus, spasticity, tics, and tremor.
Kiss it Make it Better: Cerebral Palsy Risks & Pregnancy
Parents guide provides information on steps for preventing cerebral palsy in unborn children.
Midwife Archives: Maternal Infection and Cerebral Palsy
Describes the increased risk of cerebral palsy created by maternal infection.
NeurologyChannel.com: Cerebral Palsy
Provides an overview and describes symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and research.
NINDS Cerebral Palsy
Information page compiled by The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Pediatric Oncall: Cerebral Palsy
Describes and answers questions about causes, prevention, and treatment.
Twin Enterprises Network: Cerebral Palsy Resource Center
Features an online cerebral palsy booklet, dictionary, book and resource lists, and special sections for kids and parents.
The Web Forum: Cerebral Palsy
An unmoderated, anonymous forum for asking and answering CP questions, provided by Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurology.
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