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Latest cerebral palsy Stories

2013-08-29 23:31:16

Two Chicago area foundations recently donated an Endless Pool to the family of Erin Kane, a five year old who suffers from cerebral palsy, for home aquatic therapy. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Erin Kane has already been through a great deal in her young life. The five year old suffered a series of strokes shortly after her birth that caused several health impairments—including cerebral palsy. As a result, land-based exercise and therapy options are limited. Her mother, Kim...

2013-08-27 23:23:08

The new collection of expert-designed phrases and pictures will help students with speech disabilities achieve their full potential in college, university, and vocational training programs. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 MyVoice and University of Toronto Scarborough AccessAbility Services today released the “College Life Pack”, a free-to-download vocabulary collection designed to help students with speech disabilities communicate on campus using MyVoice’s text-to-speech...

2013-08-26 23:23:22

Alabama event typifies efforts to raise money for research and treatment of cerebral palsy. Resource4thePeople attorneys continue to offer free consultations for parents seeking information involving compensation for alleged medical malpractice. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today its support for this summer's cerebral palsy fund-raising events, including an upcoming...

2013-08-06 08:32:08

BALTIMORE, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Parents shouldn't be afraid to trust their gut and seek legal help if they believe a birth injury caused their child's cerebral palsy, says birth injury attorney Ken Suggs of MyAdvocates, the law firm of Janet, Jenner & Suggs, LLC. In a new video, he and mother Deborah Gardner discuss how she refused to give up until she found out the truth about what happened to her son, Nathan. (Photo:...

2013-07-30 23:27:43

A Memphis jury has found that delays in performing an urgently needed cesarean section resulted in a baby developing severe brain damage and cerebral palsy and awarded him $33.5 million to cover the cost of future health care needs and other damages, announces the law firm of Janet, Jenner & Suggs, LLC. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 A Memphis jury has delivered justice to a boy with cerebral palsy with the award of $33.5 million, announces MyAdvocates, the law firm of Janet,...

2013-07-30 12:28:33

Redefined Speech and Occupational Therapy Services Change the Lives of Families of Children with Special Needs SAN FRANCISCO, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PresenceLearning, the leading provider of online speech and occupational therapy services for K-12 students, today announced the availability of its occupational and speech-language therapy services to parents and guardians of children with special needs. PresenceLearning's innovative online speech and occupational therapy...

2013-07-27 23:03:11

New research raises concerns for consumers about birth defect risks as nationwide network of attorneys continues to offer free consultations for parents seeking information involving legal rights over allegations of medical malpractice and birth injuries. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that a newly released medical research study* has found that children who are...

2013-07-23 23:25:55

According to SpecialEdPost.com in an article published on 18th 2013, a “Pregnant mom’s undiagnosed Herpes caused her son to develop seizures, meningitis and Cerebral Palsy (CP).” (1) polyDNA recommends cleansing the future parents’ bodies from viruses which may harm the baby. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Many women ask what they should do to increase the chances of having a healthy baby. One of the major risks a woman should avoid is a herpes infection. According to...

2013-07-17 16:27:40

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A Memphis jury has found that delays in performing an urgently needed cesarean section resulted in a baby developing severe brain damage and cerebral palsy and awarded him $33.5 million to cover the cost of future health care needs and other damages. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130717/DA49025) The verdict, rendered unanimously Monday by a jury of 10 women and two men, was against obstetrician Gary Lipscomb, M.D, and his...

2013-07-16 11:05:09

New study encourages pediatricians to treat the cause, not the symptoms Researchers at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital have found that more than 25 percent of children with cerebral palsy seen by physicians have moderate to severe chronic pain, limiting their activity. Findings indicate that pediatricians should be aware of chronic pain in this group and try to identify and treat its underlying causes. The study, led by Dr. Darcy Fehlings, Physician Director of the Child...