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Cerebral Palsy — An Adoption Story

“I hope to adopt someday.” The sentiment was real, yet my idea of adoptionwas romanticized and I lacked a real understanding of adoption.  I pictured bringing a shy, malnourished, lonely child to my home who would transform into a healthy and happy little person because of the love of our …

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Massage Therapy for Children With Cerebral Palsy

Massage therapy involves the manipulation of soft tissue in order to release tension, improve blood flow to different parts of the body, stimulate the lymph gland to release toxins as well as boost the production of the body’s natural painkillers, also known as endorphins. Massage therapy has been in use …

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Infographics about Cerebral Palsy

I found a very interesting infographic about Cerebral Palsyand I thought I would share it with you hoping it provides useful information. It presents the common forms of CP in a nutshell and collects epidemiological data as well.    “The infographic below explains the different types of cerebral palsy,causes of cerebral …

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Sensory Play For Kids With Cerebral Palsy

Lately we've been working on some sensory play with Michael in occupational therapy. Previously, Michael's hands have been clenched in a fist unless he was sleeping. We began using some amazing little splints from Joe Cool and he now has open, relaxed hands most of the time.  Because his hands …

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