Whether it’s your first child or your fourth, welcoming a new baby into the family is an incredibly defining life moment.
A year or two goes by and you find out that your new baby has cerebral palsy. For many adults, you probably have a general sense of what this condition means. With the Internet, parents can search “What is cerebral palsy?” and get a good idea of the condition. But, for younger siblings of a child with CP, it’s not always that simple.
Parents, you may be wondering what the best way is to explain CP to your other kids. If you simply tell them, “Your brother/sister has cerebral palsy,” they’ll probably look at you like you’re from Mars.
Here are 5 valuable tips on how to explain CP to your other kids: