We take you through the basics of cerebral palsy, covering the symptoms and possible causes of the condition as well as some of the treatment options and future prospects for your child. Continue reading
Explore the articles below for expert advice on raising a child with cerebral palsy. Learn more about what to expect, where to find support and how to start treatment and therapies for your child. Plus, get a personal perspective of cerebral palsy from someone who’s lived and thrived with the condition.
Life with cerebral palsy: a Paralympian’s perspective
Paralympian Sophia Warner shares her personal experience of growing up with cerebral palsy, from her parents’ ‘tough love’ approach to the sports camp that eventually took her to the London 2012 Paralympics. Continue reading
Guidance for parents of children with cerebral palsy
Lindsay Hardy of disability charity Pace and Amanda Richardson of Action Cerebral Palsy provide their advice on dealing with a cerebral palsy diagnosis – from home and family life to school and external support. Continue reading
Resources and support for parents of children with cerebral palsy
Get a handy rundown of some of the resources, support agencies and organisations available to help you learn more about cerebral palsy, access the support you need, or find a network of people going through the same thing. Continue reading
Exploring treatments and therapies for cerebral palsy
Scientists and researchers continue to look for innovative and promising new ways to manage cerebral palsy. Case manager Goksel Guner takes you through some available treatments and therapies, and how to secure them for your child. Continue reading
Did medical negligence lead to your child’s cerebral palsy?
Caroline Klage, Head of the Child Brain Injury team at BBK, takes you through what’s involved in seeking compensation if medical negligence led to your child’s cerebral palsy. Read on for an insight into the process for bringing a claim. Continue reading