cerebral palsy

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Synonyms for cerebral palsy

a loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary spasms caused by permanent brain damage present at birth

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Community Catalysts of California is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation that has offices throughout California and serves over 1,000 individuals with developmental and other disabilities including autism, cerebal palsy, seizure disorders, or wheelchair dependency.
com who has cerebal palsy and became the first disabled driver ever to compete in the BTCC.
THE NI Cerebal Palsy team took part recently in the CP European Championships in Maia, Portugal.
The five-year-old can't walk or stand unaided because if her cerebal palsy which was diagnosed at just nine months.
Logan Sims, from Willenhall, suffers from Cerebal Palsy, meaning he needs 24-hour care, after midwives at Walsall Manor Hospital delayed notifying a doctor when his heart rate began dropping during his birth in May 2004.
CHAMPION: Borough of Kirklees swimmer, Maisie Burnand-Martin of Scapegoat Hill in action and (top) with her medals which she won at the Cerebal Palsy National Championships.
Family flowers only please, donations if so desired to Cumbria Cerebal Palsy.
MY SON Daniel Jakus is aged 11 years old and has a mild form of cerebal palsy.
Suzanne, 42, said: "It was coming straight for David, who has cerebal palsy and is in a wheelchair.
I have been told to just concentrate on securing a place in the cerebal palsy team for the World Championships in Conneticut - anything after that is a bonus, '' said Michael.
The former St James primary school teacher, from Evesham, in Worcestershire, hopes this charity stunt will highlight the need for better long-term care for those with profound disabilities like his daughter, who has cerebal palsy.
THE William Keown Trust was set up in 1980 by Bill Keown, who was born with cerebal palsy, to recognise the courage and achievement of people with disabilities via The Adult Achievement Awards.
28 /PRNewswire/ -- Special Kids video learning programs are helping children with developmental disabilities -- including autism, Down Syndrome, Asperger's Syndrome, hyperlexia, cerebal palsy and other cognitive challenges -- learn to talk, read, write and self-help.