Tag: birth injury

Virtual Reality Therapy May Help Motor Function in Kids With Cerebral Palsy

Children with cerebral palsy suffer from limited motor function and mobility issues, but technology and therapy can be combined with virtual reality therapy to help kids develop their mobility. Children with cerebral palsy struggle to control their movements because they experienced a brain injury at or around birth that affected their nervous system and muscle…

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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…

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Emotional Care for Children With Cerebral Palsy

As a parent, it can be hard to watch your child struggle emotionally, especially if you don’t know how to help. This guide will cover what to expect as a parent, better equipping you to provide emotional care for children with cerebral palsy. More than half of children with cerebral palsy (CP) will have some…

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Birth Injury Justice Center: New Name, Timeless Mission

The New Birth Injury Justice Center The Birth Injury Justice Center is the first step for families who want to take control of their child’s future. The site has been updated to better help families make informed care choices for children affected by cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy and other birth injuries. With our new site,…

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Actress Discusses Son’s Cerebral Palsy

Despite her initial shock after learning that her newborn son had been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, actress Laura San Giacomo is now trying to spread the word to new parents that many of the old stigmas surrounding the birth injury are nothing more than outdated misconceptions. During an interview to promote her new Lifetime movie Tall…

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