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  1. 1. Cerebral Palsy By Kenney Phan Period 2
  2. 2. What is Cerebral Palsy? <ul><li>Cerebral Palsy is damage to the immature brain causing abnormal movement and posture </li></ul><ul><li>It happens before birth, during birth, or during the child’s early years </li></ul><ul><li>There are 4 types: including spastic, dyskinetic, ataxic, hypotonic </li></ul>
  3. 3. Characteristics <ul><li>A newborn baby will be limp and unable to feed properly </li></ul><ul><li>Muscles are weakened or increased affecting one or more limbs </li></ul><ul><li>Speech difficulties </li></ul><ul><li>Abnormal walking </li></ul>
  4. 4. Life Impacts <ul><li>Irregular breathing </li></ul><ul><li>Seizures </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing or vision problems </li></ul><ul><li>Problems swallowing </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of coordination </li></ul>
  5. 5. Assistance/care <ul><li>Primary care doctor </li></ul><ul><li>Dentist </li></ul><ul><li>Social Worker </li></ul><ul><li>Nurses </li></ul><ul><li>Physical and speech therapists </li></ul><ul><li>Protecting joints </li></ul><ul><li>Performing exercises by health care providers </li></ul>
  6. 6. How to help improve someone’s life with cerebral palsy <ul><li>You can help improve someone’s life with cerebral palsy by treating them like they’re just any other ordinary person. </li></ul><ul><li>You can also help by doing exercises with them and encouraging them. </li></ul>
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  9. 9. Works Cited <ul><li>&quot;nervous system disease.&quot; Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online . Encyclopædia Britannica, 2011. Web. 07 Apr. 2011. < >. </li></ul><ul><li>Baumann, Robert J. &quot;Cerebral palsy.&quot; 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. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Cerebral palsy.&quot; Complete Home Medical Guide . 2004. eLibrary . Web. 07 Apr. 2011. http:// = search&dictionaryClick = on&secondaryNav =& groupid =1&requestid= lib_standard&resultid =1&edition=& ts =B077EC9AD6579BDA216283C0C3AC9080_1302200737688&start=1&publicationId=&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B127038920 </li></ul>