BrainPOP

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a serious condition, but that doesn’t mean that kids with CP can’t achieve most of the same things as kids without it! In this BrainPOP health movie, you’ll learn the symptoms of cerebral palsy--how they originate with brain lesions, and how they affect the muscles. You’ll learn the difference between the various types of cerebral palsy, and how physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy can make life easier for kids who have the disorder. Finally, you’ll discover some of the causes of cerebral palsy--from infections that a mother develops while her child is in the womb, to difficulties stemming from premature births. So click on the button and learn more about this fascinating topic!

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