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…

Common Symptoms of Scoliosis

Scoliosis Symptoms
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,…

Raising a Child with Cerebral Palsy

Raising a Child with Cerebral Palsy
A Day in the Life of a Cerebral Palsy Mum Desperate mum Alison Thorpe’s plea for doctors to remove her severely disabled teenage daughter’s womb has sparked an ethical storm. Fifteen-year-old Katie, from Essex, suffers from cerebral palsy and has…

Living with Cerebral Palsy Timeline

Living with Cerebral Palsy Timeline
Athetoid Cerebral Palsy 1961 My CP is Athetoid, which affects the area of movement and motor skills. This can cause much involuntary and uncontrollable reactions when doing every day tasks which can make certain things exhausting and difficult to do.…

Cerebral Palsy and Pregnancy

Cerebral palsy and pregnancy
I became pregnant with Homer February 2001. My pregnancy was great in the beginning. When I was about 6 months pregnant, I got severely high blood pressure and preeclampsia. Although I was very uncomfortable, I loved every minute! Daniel aka…

Pregnancy and Birth with Cerebral Palsy

Pregnancy and Birth with Cerebral Palsy
Victoria’s Story – Pregnancy and Birth Hi! Thanks for allowing me to post her story on your new website. I had a great pregnancy with her no complications. My daughter was born on December 1, 1999 in Dallas, Texas at…