How Cerebral Palsy Works


Stuff You Should Know: How Cerebral Palsy Works jarenwicklund/Thinkstock
Stuff You Should Know: How Cerebral Palsy Works jarenwicklund/Thinkstock

Cerebral palsy isn’t a disease, but an umbrella term for conditions arising from brain damage suffered in the womb or shortly after birth. The factors involved are so divergent no two cases of CP are alike, making it — and people who have CP — fascinating.

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