What Is Your Child’s Label?

The Gross Motor Functional Classification System or GMFCS is a new label applied to children with cerebral palsy and like all systems of classification, it has benefits and hazards. Person […]

Neuroplasticity in Cerebral Palsy

From Rat to Monkey, Brains Recover Baby Animal Brains Recover Better Adult Human Brains Recover Baby Human Brains Do Not Recover? The baby orangutan and the baby human are in […]

Better Through Play-Don’t Waste the Summer

The neuropsychology and education worlds are telling us that unstructured play is important for brain growth and development. Play challenges the child’s brain and a very different way than organized […]

Revolutionize Your Approach To Therapy This Summer

Doing “more of the same harder” is unlikely to produce significant change. Why not try something new this summer? Traditionally, most doctors and therapists have focused their work on the […]

When Does Treatment Stop Being Research?

This is a critical question for the parents of any child with cerebral palsy or any other early neurologic injury. Why? “It is a research intervention, not covered by your […]

What Were You Told About Cerebral Palsy?

Parents of babies treated in a NICU learn that their baby has a “Brain Problem” earlier than many others who only realize that there is a problem when their child […]