Cerebral Palsy Facts and Statistics
Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affects a person’s brain (cerebral) and the way that they use their muscles (palsy).
Children with cerebral palsy can sometimes have very mild symptoms, such as being a little clumsy when they run. Others may have more severe symptoms, such as not being able to walk at all.
Cerebral Palsy Facts
Children with cerebral palsy typically are delayed in meeting developmental milestones, such as holding their head steady, rolling over, crawling, sitting up, standing with support, or walking.