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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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Support Groups

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.

Cerebral Palsy Meetup Group
Meetup is the world's largest network of local groups of all kinds. At Meetup you can locate, sponsor, or start up such a group. The link is for Cerebral Palsy groups in the Wheaton area.

Cerebral Palsy Parent Support Groups
Children’s Disabilities Information

HemiKids is an online discussion group where you can meet other parents of children who have hemiplegia, hemiparesis, or hemiplegic cerebral palsy. With over 1800 families, you'll find others who understand the joys and challenges of raising a child with hemiplegia.

Support Groups
United Cerebral Palsy
List of support groups arranged by state.