Cerebral Palsy Michael Johnson W. Mr. Holly H.I
What is cerebral Palsy? <ul><li>Cerebral palsy is a permanent and irreversible crippling condition affecting the brain and...
The affect of C.P <ul><li>At birth: </li></ul><ul><li>decreased level of consciousness  </li></ul><ul><li>seizures   </li>...
3 types of CP <ul><li>Spastic CP is the most common, the patient's muscles are stiff and constantly contracted </li></ul><...
Treatment / therapy  <ul><li>Physical therapists help children with cerebral palsy learn better ways to move and balance. ...
Care takers <ul><li>A person who takes care of another in the general sense or in the sense of a  caregiver  or looks afte...
conclusion <ul><li>Cerebral Palsy is a malfunction in the brain, doesn’t kill. They cant do much without a care taker. </l...
Work sited  <ul><li>http://www.ehow.com/about_4611696_effects-cerebral-palsy-adults.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ehow...
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Cerebral palsy

  1. 1. Cerebral Palsy Michael Johnson W. Mr. Holly H.I
  2. 2. What is cerebral Palsy? <ul><li>Cerebral palsy is a permanent and irreversible crippling condition affecting the brain and the central nervous system of an infant or a young child. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The affect of C.P <ul><li>At birth: </li></ul><ul><li>decreased level of consciousness </li></ul><ul><li>seizures </li></ul><ul><li>shrill cry </li></ul><ul><li>jaundice or yellow skin pigmentation </li></ul><ul><li>weakness in the limbs and face </li></ul><ul><li>meconium (dark green fecal matter) was on the baby </li></ul>
  4. 4. 3 types of CP <ul><li>Spastic CP is the most common, the patient's muscles are stiff and constantly contracted </li></ul><ul><li>Dyskinetic CP is characterized by movement difficulties in the hands, feet, arms and legs, and it can effect the facial muscles. </li></ul><ul><li>Ataxic CP is more rare and causes problems in balance and depth perception. There can also be tremors as these patients attempt to initiate movement </li></ul>
  5. 5. Treatment / therapy <ul><li>Physical therapists help children with cerebral palsy learn better ways to move and balance. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Care takers <ul><li>A person who takes care of another in the general sense or in the sense of a caregiver or looks after someone who is mentally ill and is not stable to care for themselves </li></ul>
  7. 7. conclusion <ul><li>Cerebral Palsy is a malfunction in the brain, doesn’t kill. They cant do much without a care taker. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Work sited <ul><li>http://www.ehow.com/about_4611696_effects-cerebral-palsy-adults.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ehow.com/about_4611696_effects-cerebral-palsy-adults.html </li></ul><ul><li>Google images </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cerebralpalsy.org/treatments/botox-therapy/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caretaker </li></ul>

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