- Approximately 764,000 people in the U.S have at least one symptom of cerebral palsy
- Cerebral Palsy is one of the most common motor disabilities diagnosed during childhood
- People with Cerebral Palsy suffer from problems related to movement and posture
World Cerebral Palsy Day is celebrated annually on Oct. 6 all around the world to raise awareness about the motor disability. It also helps society understand the roles and responsibilities in helping and protecting the human rights of people with Cerebral Palsy to ensure that they are accepted into society and live fulfilling lives.
What Is Cerebral Palsy?
Cerebral Palsy (CP) refers to a group of disorders that permanently affects a person’s ability to control his or her muscles caused by abnormal brain development or damage to the developing brain.
CP hinders a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture. It is also one of the most