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Cerebral Palsy by Mind Map: Cerebral Palsy
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Cerebral Palsy

Purpose of Controlling Statement: In this paper I am going to tell about the conditions of Cerebral Palsy and explain how to possibly prevent from getting Cerebral Palsy. Thesis: Cerebral Palsy effects mostly young children at an early stage of development, Cerebral Palsy is an umberella type term referring to abnormalities of motor control or movement caused by damaged to a chiilds brain early in the course of development

Cause of Cerebral Palsy

Damage of the brain

stroke in young child.

causing movement disorder

Head injury

Statics

1.) Affects 1 to 278 children

2.) There are about 764,000 children and adults in the United States with Cerebral Palsy.

3.) Each year about 8,000 babies and infants are diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy

4.) About 30% of children with Cerebral Palsy have seizures.

Treatments

Diagnose

Testing motor skills

Testing reflexes

Variety of special test

Therapy

Physical

occupational

Speech

Behavorial

What is it?

Loss or deficiency or motor control with involuntary spasms caused by permanent brain damage present at birth.

An umberella type term referring to abnormalities of motor control or movement caused by damaged to a childs brain early in the course of developement.

Signs/Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy

Child slow to reach development

Weakness

in one hemipelageia

arms

legs

Standing and walking on tiptoes

Excessive drooling

Types:

Spastic

Stiff and difficult movement.

(most common)

Athetoid

Involuntary and uncontrolled movement

Ataxic

Disturbed sense of balance and depth preception