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  • 1. Cerebral palsy Alejandro martinez Mr.Holly HI help them alejandro martinez MR.HOLLY HI Cerebral palsy
  • 2. Symptoms
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    • lack of normal control of movements
    • “ For example, problems using the legs may not be evident until the child is old enough to try to walk” (Baumann)
                                                                                                                                
  • 3. Treatment
    • Physical aids such as wheelchairs, walkers, and crutches have long been available. (Lightweight plastic can be custom molded and fitted to supplement or replace the more traditional leg braces. )
    • Lightweight plastic can be custom molded and fitted to supplement or replace the more traditional leg braces.
  • 4. Definition
    • A motor disability evident early in life (often by one year of age and certainly by age two) that is caused by a brain abnormality present by the end of the newborn period (one month of age) and unchanged after that time.
    • http://health.salempress.com/doi/full/10.3331/MMG06_11951351163?prevSearch=Cerebral%2Bpalsy&searchHistoryKey=&queryHash=6c46c4a6c5959913500c6be0c71c07d0
  • 5. Work Cited
    • Baumann, Robert J. "Cerebral palsy." Magill’s Medical Guide, Sixth Edition . Ed. Tracy Irons-Georges, 6th ed. 6 vols. Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press, 2010. Salem Health Web. 07 Apr. 2011.
    • Moe, Barbara. &quot;Cerebral Palsy.&quot; Teen Health and Wellness. Rosen, 2011. Web. 7 Apr. 2011. < http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/article/79/cerebral-palsy >.