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Latest cerebral palsy Stories

2013-12-13 23:24:18

Special education teachers and therapists in California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, and Indiana have been crowned “Our Favorite CP Teacher” in a nationwide contest sponsored by the Cerebral Palsy Family Network. They won iPads and Apple TVs to help in their work with children with cerebral palsy. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Five teachers and therapists from across the United States have won technology gift packages, including iPads, Apple TVs, and iTunes gift cards, to help them in...

2013-11-29 23:23:55

Latest study evaluated results from thousands of children to compare birth risks. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys continues offer of free consultations for parents seeking information involving compensation for alleged medical malpractice in such cases. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest information update for families who may have been...

2013-11-18 21:06:29

Cesarean deliveries do not prevent children from developing cerebral palsy, despite long-held medical and community beliefs about the causes of cerebral palsy, according to new research led by the University of Adelaide. In the biggest study of its kind, the Australian Collaborative Cerebral Palsy Research Group, based in the University's Robinson Institute, has analyzed all published studies involving more than 3,800 cerebral palsy cases and almost 1.7 million healthy children. The...

2013-11-12 23:03:52

Parents of children with cerebral palsy can nominate their favorite teacher in the Cerebral Palsy Family Network’s “Our Favorite CP Teacher” contest for a chance to win a gift package of technology and apps, including an iPad and Apple TV, the Network has announced. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Want to say “thanks” to your child’s favorite teacher this fall? Parents of children with cerebral palsy can nominate their favorite teacher in the Cerebral Palsy Family...

2013-11-07 23:32:49

Research study shows positive results in children when combined with rehabilitative treatment. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations for parents seeking information involving compensation for alleged medical malpractice in such cases. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest information update for consumers...

Lowest Preterm Birth Rate In 15 Years
2013-11-01 13:30:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The United States was given an average score of ‘C’ in the new March of Dimes 2013 Premature Birth Report Card, meeting the organization’s target of 9.6 percent and hitting a 15-year low. In the annual report, the March of Dimes ranked each state individually on its pre-term birth rate. With a few exceptions, northern states tended to score higher on the report card than their southern counterparts. "Although we have made...

2013-10-30 15:59:23

Improving standing balance in children with cerebral palsy is crucial to improve cognitive and motor functions. Studies have shown differences in sitting balance between children with cerebral palsy and normal children. Are there differences in standing balance between children with diplegic and hemiplegic cerebral palsy? Valeska Gatica Rojas and colleagues from the Laboratory of Human Motor Control, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Talca, Chile detected standing posture balance in...

2013-10-16 23:04:55

Resource4thePeople fears Labor Department "companionship exemption" ruling could adversely affect the care of cerebral palsy victims. National network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations for parents seeking information involving compensation for alleged medical malpractice in such cases. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today its concern over a...

2013-10-12 23:02:59

Columbia Medical designs and manufactures a wide range of innovative, helpful products for both children and adults, including their popular Therapedic™ Positioning Restraint System, the first choice of parents, caregivers and therapists for the safe and secure transport of individuals with disabilities. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution agreement with Columbia...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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