History of cerebral palsy on cerebral palsy day

All individuals with cerebral palsy know that today is our celebration day of cerebral palsy day.  Those without and with c.p. it is a day to recognizes approximate 17 million people with the disorder. Simply put it is due to a lack of oxygen during, before, or after birth which causes brain damage to the brain in return can cause physical deformities.  depending on what brain damage is done it can also cause a seizure disorder, verbal issues some people with CP are non-verbal, it can  cause deformities that one may have to use a wheelchair, a walker or some other type of device such as AFO’s. There were four people who contributed to research on cerebral palsy who discovered a little bit about CP in different ways. Originally it was known as the “little disease. ” Named after Dr. John little. Then came along the theory of it being caused by a lack of oxygen. The history of cerebral palsy is very interesting I encourage you to read the reference to the history and guarenteed you will learn a lot about cerebral palsy. To all who have cerebral palsy happy cp day. https://www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com/cerebral-palsy/research/history/

Author: My cerebral palsy life

I became a writer in 2010, then I pursued an education in health care administration. Working to get a medical coding certificate to add to my professional titles. I and my husband have 2 adult children, 2 dogs. I was a single mother of two for 18 years. I have personal experience in health care as a cna, mental health and raising children with developmental disabilities. I am an advocate for the disabled as I was born with cerebral palsy and have learned to overcome challenges in life. My motto is life lessons are to be teachable, to educate, share our skills and learn to understand others that we encounter on life's journey.

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