Cerebral Palsy Resources

 

Cerebral Palsy Web Resources

Video Resources

Stem Cell Treatments for CP

Cerebral Palsy Informational Newsletters

Research

 

Cerebral Palsy Web Resources

The following websites contain a variety of useful resources on cerebral palsy (CP):

1. www.mychildwithoutlimits.org

  • A resource for CP information such as diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis
  • Provides resources on topics such as Life Planning and Advocacy
  • A Glossary of child disability terms
  • A "Listen" function throughout the website, in which content is read out loud.

2. CP-Engine

  • A website dedicated to providing information about rehabilitation interventions used in the treatment of cerebral palsy
  • Topics include Botulinum Toxin A, constraint therapies, horseback riding, and recreation
  • For each topic, a review of the literature is provided, along with a summary written for families

3. Cerebral Palsy: Hope Through Research

  • An information booklet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in the U.S.
  • Contains information on causes, diagnosis, treatments, and research; includes a glossary of terms

4. Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation

  • Fact sheets and Video on the latest research in cerebral palsy

5. Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta

  • Provides the latest news on CP events in Canada, news, and rograms and services in Alberta

Video Resources

 

Cerebral Palsy Alliance, Australia

  • The "Making it Real" series of videos feature individuals with cerebral palsy speaking on topics such as Achieving Your Goals, Everyday Challenges, Bullying, and Relationships.

 National Health Service, UK

  • A pediatric neurologist explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of cerebral palsy 

Novita Children's Services, Australia

  • Video clip presenting an overview of cerebral palsy

Stem Cell Treatments for CP

The following documents are informational resources on stem cell treatments for CP:

Cerebral Palsy Informational Newsletters

The following newsletters were produced by Childhood Disability LINK. They are available for download in either English or French.

  • Family Perspectives on Growing Up with Cerebral Palsy - English or French
  • Non-invasive Brain Stimulation in Cerebral Palsy - English or French

Research

Summaries of current CP research are available at Childhood Disability Link.