Cerebral Palsy(CP) is an umbrella term that defines a group of non-progressive, but often changing, syndromes of motor impairment secondary to lesions or anomalies of the brain arising in the early stages of its development. This article reviews diseases that have been misdiagnosed as CP and offers suggestions for accurate assessment and diagnosis.
The AAP endorced practice parameter serves as a review of data regarding the value and role of diagnostic tests used to evaluate children diagnosed with CP.
Information from the CDC about Cerebral Palsy including resources for families.
Internet Resources and Websites
The Cerebral Palsy Network: Arizona Chapter: www.arizona_cpinfoshare.tripod.com
United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona: www.ucpofcentralaz.org
This website has information about CP including current articles, information for parents and families, and local resources for central Arizona.