Resources for Families with Cerebral Palsy

Resources for Families with Cerebral Palsy

No One needs to Face the Struggles of CP on their Own

There are nearly 800, 000 people in the United States with cerebral palsy and 10, 000 children are born each year with the condition, according to the Center for Disease Control. This means there are millions of people who care for, love and support people with cerebral palsy throughout the country. If your child has been diagnosed with this condition and you are seeking support, it is available. While our lead medical investigator Dr. Brad Davis can help analyze the cause of your child's condition and our legal team may be able to help you pursue compensation from those who caused your child's brain injury, we also know other types of support are crucial for your peace of mind and wellbeing. Below is a sample of resources of support that may help as you take on the many challenges of cerebral palsy.

Introduction to Cerebral Palsy and Access to Support Communities

United Cerebral Palsy is an informative starting place for insights about CP including political developments, legislation and scientific breakthroughs relevant to people with disabilities and their loved ones. The site also offers many links to regional support and also has extensive information about how to reach out for help. The following links may also prove to be beneficial:

The above represent only a small sample of the many credible organizations that offer assistance to people of all backgrounds who have advice for families with CP. Many of those resources also offer the opportunity simply to share your thoughts and feelings with a supportive group. You may also be able to offer your support to someone facing challenges that are similar to your own. If you contact our office, we may be able to offer more suggestions to help you expand your understanding of this condition and what you might anticipate as you care for your son or daughter.

Medical Resources and Academic Research

Many academic and highly technical books and articles are written each year on this disability. The following sources offer fairly general and accessible information. If you are interested, contact our office and we can suggest more detailed and scientific sources:

If you become our client, we will do all we can to help you achieve the settlement or judgment that you deserve. Additionally, we will offer you insight, advice and education that may help as you confront the undeniable challenges of cerebral palsy. You do not have to face these challenges alone.