Cerebral Palsy (CP) is not
a disease or an illness. It is the description of a physical
impairment that affects movement. The movement problems
vary from barely noticeable to extremely severe. No two
people with cp are the same; it is as individual as people
"Cerebral palsy" includes a variety
of conditions. The three main types correspond to injuries
to different parts of the brain:
- People with spastic cp find that some
muscles become very stiff and weak, especially under effort.
This can affect their control of movement.
- People with athetoid cp have some loss
of control of their posture, and they tend to make unwanted
- People with ataxic cp usually have problems
with balance. They may also have shaky hand movements
and irregular speech.
I think I have all three of them, hey am
I lucky! hehe