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Learn About Cerebral Palsy

Welcome to CPGuide.org. CPGuide.org is a resource designed to help families and children who are affected by Cerebral Palsy and related conditions. 

Here, we have collected information from government sources, medical journals, and experts. Our mission is to help you and your family understand Cerebral Palsy, the related conditions, and how to get help for a loved one who is affected by Cerebral Palsy. 

If at any time, you have questions related to CP or the help that is available for your family, call us toll free at +1 (866) 223-7465 or email us a [email protected], or use the live chat button to reach 24/7 assistance. All of our resources at CPGuide.org are available completely free of charge and we are standing by to help you. 

If you’ve found this resource, you probably have a lot of questions about Cerebral Palsy–so let’s dive right in with answering What Is Cerebral Palsy?

What Is Cerebral Palsy?

Video Explanation of Cerebral Palsy

In this video and in the sections on this website, we explain Cerebral Palsy, the process of getting a diagnosis, the importance of treatment plans, and how to get community and legal support.

To get started learning about Cerebral Palsy, watch the video or jump right in to learn about What Is Cerebral Palsy. Or, if you have specific questions about Cerebral Palsy, look through the menu and jump to the section that interests you. 

Read Our Blog

Information about Cerebral Palsy, medical news, community updates, and more.

Can You Get Cerebral Palsy Later in Life?

No, you cannot get Cerebral Palsy later in life. The common belief that you can develop Cerebral Palsy later is most often attributed to the delay between childbirth and receiving an official diagnosis, which can sometimes occur years later.

Coronavirus and Cerebral Palsy

People who have Cerebral Palsy are other related conditions are considered at high risk for getting seriously ill from Coronavirus (a.k.a. COVID-19). If you have Cerebral Palsy, you should take extra precautions not to protect your health. In this article, we will cover the risks and the best practices to keep safe.

Can a Child Grow Out of Cerebral Palsy?

No, a child cannot grow out of Cerebral Palsy. Cerebral Palsy is a non-progressive but permanent group of disorders. However, the symptoms of Cerebral Palsy may change as a child grows up. Additionally, many symptoms of Cerebral Palsy can be treated.