Cerebral palsy is a set of disorders involving brain and nervous system functions such as movement, hearing, seeing and thinking. The word cerebral refers to the brain and palsy refers to paralysis or lack of control with one’s body. It is a disability resulting from injury to the brain before, during or shortly after birth. It can be caused by medical negligence or improper medical care by a nurse, doctor or other medical professionals.
The infographic below explains the different types of cerebral palsy, causes of cerebral palsy as well as warning signs and symptoms. The infographic also depicts what effect cerebral palsy could have on a child’s life.
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