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Cerebral Palsy

Description

This is a non – progressive disorder of movement or posture caused by a malfunctioning of, or damage to the brain.

Cerebral palsy can be caused by

  • infections
  • rubella
  • compression of the brain in pregnancy
  • prematurity
  • diseases such as Meningitis
  • brain tumours
  • accident
  • blow to the head
  • drowning
  • lack of oxygen

3 in 1000 children have a degree of Cerebral palsy.

Fact sheets

Training / Help

Further support can be obtained from

  • Newbridge Outreach
  • Physiotherapy team
  • Occupational therapy team

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