What is Cerebral Palsy

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What is Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a term that is used to describe a group of disorders that affects a person’s ability to move. Cerebral palsy is caused by damage in the brain of a child during pregnancy or shortly after the child is born.

Cerebral palsy is a live long condition. The symptoms can improve or worsen with time. The severity and the ways which cerebral palsy affects people differ. Cerebral palsy could affect a person’s muscle tone, muscle coordination, posture, reflex, body movement and balance.

People with cerebral palsy usually show signs of intellectual impairments, epilepsy, learning disabilities, visual and speech impairments.