Tag: adaptive equipment

A man with a robotic exoskeleton on his legs walks down a hallway

Wearable Robotics Improve Mobility in People With Cerebral Palsy

Children with cerebral palsy are getting better at walking with the help of wearable robotic devices. Cerebral palsy is a mobility disorder caused by brain damage that happened around or at birth. Because the damage could be in various places in the brain, symptoms of cerebral palsy vary from person to person. However, one mobility…

Read More

Outdoor Activities for Cerebral Palsy

5 Outdoor Activities for Kids With Cerebral Palsy

Growing up with cerebral palsy can have many unique challenges, but that doesn’t mean children can’t enjoy a full and fun-filled life. There are many different activities parents and caregivers can do with kids outdoors to help them with their treatment of cerebral palsy symptoms and to keep them active, well and happy. Importance of…

Read More

Temple University Students Design Cerebral Palsy Adaptive Equipment

As part of the Adaptive Design Greater Philadelphia program, students from Temple University are creating custom adaptive equipment out of cardboard to help students with cerebral palsy participate in school and social activities. About Adaptive Design Greater Philadelphia With the help of a grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, The Institute on Disabilities…

Read More