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Cerebral Palsy is a general term that describes a group of disorders that appear during the first few years of life and affect a child's ability to coordinate body movements. These disorders are caused by damage to a child's brain early in the course of development.

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What is CP?     by William Chang
Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that usually affect the motor function of the person who has it. Cerebral palsy is not a progressive disease, meaning that the symptoms do not get either worse or better with time. >>
Children Disabilities       by Benedict Yossarian
According to a study, about six to ten percent of American children have learning disabilities. Learning disability or LD has no concrete definition because of its varied aspects but it is clear that a child suffering from LD experiences difficulties in the academics such as in the areas of speaking, writing, listening and reasoning. >>
Cerebral Palsy Treatment       by Melvin Kops
Cerebral palsy is a disorder that is caused because some parts of the brain that control muscular movement are damaged. There is still no single cure for this disorder but various treatments are available to help elevate the patient's suffering. >>

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