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Cerebral Palsy

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The primary NIH organization for research on Cerebral Palsy is the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

NINDS Cerebral Palsy Information Page: Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker

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Advocacy & Legislation

The following Web sites have been selected by the Medical Library staff.The information presented in these Web sites is intended for informational purposes only and should not be construed as professional medical advice.These sites are listed by category in alphabetical, NOT ranked, order.Clicking on any of the links below will open the professional site in a new window.

Through the Benefits4Life program, qualified families can receive lifetime financial benefits which include therapy, assistive devices, and specially equipped van and homes.

Cerebral Palsy Legal Rights and Help
Discusses medical mistakes happened during labor and delivery; what steps should be taken to find the truth and correct a birth error.

Disability Rights
The Disability Rights Bureau Discrimination Complaint Form, contact information, and resources are provided.

Political Advocacy for Children with Cerebral Palsy and Other Disabilities: Initial Lessons in Making a Difference
Powerpoint presentation about becoming a spokesperson