11 Things to Know about Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common motor disability in childhood, and children with CP and their families need support. Learn more about CP and what signs to look for in young children. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that affect a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture. CP is the…

Meet the World’s First Ironman With Cerebral Palsy

“One more step, then another.” Bonner Paddock pushed himself through the final turn of the 2012 Ironman Triathlon, gasping, staggering and sweating in the Kona, Hawaii, heat. He’d already completed a 2.4-mile swim and a 112-mile bike ride; finishing the marathon would put him in the ranks of the physically elite. It would also put…

Prevent Cerebral Palsy On Your Newborn Babies

.B Handley, co-founder of Generation Rescue cuts to the chase when it comes to talking about the cause of autism. In an essay titled Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism, Pediatricians Do he says, “If a doctor sticks six vaccines into a child while the child is taking antibiotics for an ear infection and Tylenol for a…

7 Famous People With Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disorder that affects muscle tone, movement, and motor skills usually caused by brain damage before, or during a child’s birth, as well as in its developmental years. CP is a non-degenerative condition that affects about three children per 1,000 births, and currently there is no cure. The effects of CP…