Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy describes a spectrum of conditions that result in irreversible motor disturbances. It is usually caused by birth defects that may occur prenatally or perinatally. Muscle tone can vary and present as stiffness or flopiness. Spasticity, rigidity and ataxia may be present as well.Symptoms may also include learning difficulties and involuntary movements.

The lockdown has been difficult for everyone, but especially so for children and adults with special needs, and their caregivers. Many caregivers say …

A young father who died of coronavirus Wednesday left a heartbreaking letter for his wife and two children in which he told them they had given him …

The family of a teenager who suffered devastating brain damage after complications during his birth have won the right to claim for …

A disabled man fears he "could get very sick" due to having only one days worth of food left in his house.Paul Farrelly, who has cerebral palsy, has …

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DENVER -- Denver comedian Christie Buchele was already dealing with shut-down comedy clubs due to the novel coronavirus. Then, she had her …

Prince Harry wrote a personal letter of sympathy to parents who lost their terminally-ill teenage daughter and then had to say goodbye at a funeral …

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• Prince Harry sent a personal email to the family of a young woman who died during the coronavirus lockdown.• Holly Smallman was 18 years old and had several chronic conditions at the time of her death.• Harry remembered the family after meeting them in 2015 at the WellChild Awards.Prince Harry and...

Universal Pictures is developing a feature adaptation of the graphic novel Dan and Sam from creators Mark Watson and Oliver Harud. Published in 2015, …

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