Category Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy in Children with Vision and Hearing Loss

Cerebral Palsy in Children with Vision and Hearing Loss

Children with Vision and Hearing Loss By Stacy Shafer, Early Childhood Specialist & Kate Moss, Family Support Specialist, TSBVI, Outreach What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy or CP is a condition that is mainly characterized by an inability to fully…
Living with Deafness as a Disability

Living with Deafness as a Disability

Deafness is a Disability What is Deafness The word deaf can have very different meanings depending on the background of the person speaking or the context in which the word is used. Medically, the term can be used to mean…

The Cerebral Palsy Story of Mike and Tim

Tim Wambach and Mike Berkson Keep On Keeping On The story of Mike Berkson and Tim Wambach Cerebral Palsy, CP, and the Mike and Me Foundation. Sadly this book which was available on Amazon.co.uk is no longer shown. Here is…
Special Equipment

Special Equipment – Mobility Aids

Special Equipment Mobility Aid Used by Millions Around The World The uses of mobility aids are critical to the lives of millions of people around the world with mobility impairments. Mobility aids, whether it is a wheelchair, a walker, or…
Living with a disability

Living With A Disability

Those Who Live With a Disability Living with a disability can frustrate both for the person with the condition and their families. This frustration can turn into pleasure when life goals are achieved even from the earliest goal of learning to…
Parenting Special Needs Children

Parenting Special Needs Children

When a special needs child presents all the unique needs associated with his/her situation, parents face challenges that can sometimes be quite difficult. Certain conditions are more severe than others and can be paired with medical problems and developmental issues. If…
Social Model of Disability

Social Model of Disability

Disability refers to the social effects of physical or mental impairment. This definition, known as the ‘social model’ of disability, distinguishes between the impairment itself (such as a medical condition that makes a person unable to walk) and the disabling…
Scoliosis and other Disabilities

Scoliosis and other Disabilities

Angelman syndrome Is caused by the loss of the normal maternal contribution to a region of chromosome 15, most commonly by deletion of a segment of that chromosome. Other causes include uniparental disomy, translocation, or single gene mutation in that…
Scoliosis Symptoms

Common Symptoms of Scoliosis

What are the Symptoms of Scoliosis The symptoms of scoliosis are: Prominent shoulder blade Uneven hip and shoulder levels. Asymmetric size or location of breast in females. Unequal distance between arms and body Clothes that do not “hang right” Muscle…
Famous people with Cerebral Palsy

Famous People With Cerebral Palsy

(CP) is an umbrella term encompassing a group of non-progressive, non-contagious diseases that cause physical disability in human development. Cerebral refers to the affected area of the brain, the cerebrum (however the centers have not been perfectly localised and the…
Neurodevelopmental Therapy for Cerebral Palsy

Neurodevelopmental Therapy for Cerebral Palsy

My name is Andrew Brereton and I work as an individual neuro developmental therapist under the title of ‘Snowdrop.’ I provide programmes of rehabilitation for children from all over the world who are described as having brain injury, cerebral palsy, autism,…