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Raising Children with Cerebral Palsy

Children that are diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy takes a lot of understanding and patience. In fact, there is not a single standard advise on how to raise them. Caregivers and parents of children that has CP are expected to take head on a lot of unique responsibilities that may last a lifetime for the child. Raising children with disabilities takes a lot of time, patients, empathy and effort.

Disabled four year old boy studying or reading in wheelchair


Parents are expected to learn everything that they can about this condition – cerebral palsy. It is their responsibility to know how this condition affects their child’s movement, what are its underlying causes, how it is going to be treated and how the children with this condition develop quite different from children without them. Added to this kind of learning, parents also need to know the specific condition’s ins and outs of it. Even with two children that are diagnosed with this condition, they do not display the same behavior.

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