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Cerebral Palsy and Motor Delays In Children

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Cerebral palsy is one of the most common causes of chronic childhood disability (1.4-2.7 % births). While preemies constitute a small minority of children with cerebral palsy, they are 25 times more likely to develop cerebral palsy than fullterm babies. Cerebral palsy (primarily diplegic cerebral palsy) occurs in 5-8 percent of babies born weighing less than 3 pounds.

Cerebral Palsy Articles

Causes and Prevelance of Cerebral Palsy
Frequency and causes of cerebral palsy.

Cerebral Palsy and Premature Infants and Children
Discussion of cerebral palsy in children born premature. Sheena Carter, PhD

Motor Impairment Associated with Neurological Injury in Premature Infants
This informative article discusses motor impairment and cerebral palsy of preterm infants. Dr. Carter describes the factors necessary for a diagnoses of cerebral palsy, and the developmental course of neurologically based motor problems in premature children. Sheena Carter, PhD

The Frustrations of Mild Cerebral Palsy
A mother relates how the "mild" diagnosis has problems all it's own. Rene Milner

Ways to Help Improve Fine Motor Skills
List of fun activities to improve children's fine motor skills. Joyce L. Evans

Orthodics
An occupational therapist discusses the purposes and use of orthotics, for children with cerebral palsy. M. Darrell Parker

Rigid Versus Folding Wheelchairs
Wheelchair comparion. Gene Emmer

Definition of Cerebral Palsy
Overview of cerebral palsy - possible causes, effects, types, and treatment. Frank Hague

Milestones and Activities for Your Toddler with Cerebral Palsy
A mother describes milestones and fun activities for young children with cerebral palsy. Anne Casey

If It's Accessible, They Will Come
Gates of public access unlocked during the last decade of the 20th Century have revolutionized life for people with disabilities. Janet M. Gresham

Therapeutic Horseback Riding
These riding programs bring disabled children and adults together with horses in a world where disabilities can fade away, if only for a short time. Linda Hubley

Research and Diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy in Preemies

The Variability in Diagnoses of Cerebral Palsy for Preemies
Cerebral Palsy is defined very strictly so that some preemies who seem to have neurologically-based movement disorders are not being classified as having CP. Helen Harrison

Ultrasound of Premature Infants and Risk Factors for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Problems
Testing and risk factors for cerebral palsy and other developmental impacts. Helen Harrison

Mild Cerebral Palsy
Diagnosis of mild cerebral palsy in prematurely born children. Helen Harrison

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