At a time where you may feel alone; especially following a tough diagnosis, there are many great organizations to help you cope and deal with challenges you are facing. The goal of these organizations is to help people with Cerebral Palsy live a normal life with little to no limitations. They aim to help in any way possible, and most resources are free and easily accessible.
Let’s go through some of the best organizations and resources to help you navigate Cerebral Palsy.
Cerebral Palsy Group
We provide the best resources available right here on Cerebral Palsy Group. We look to help and educate everybody about CP and what comes along with it. Although our team provides the best information, we will pretend like there aren’t other great sites and resources out there for you!
International Cerebral Palsy Society
This organization was founded in the U.K. in 1969. They were established for the acceptance of people with disabilities. Their goal is to bridge the gap between the social issues that come with having disabilities. They assist both children and adults who are living with Cerebral Palsy from giving them resources and motivation to participate effectively in society.
Protecting the rights of people with disabilities is a leading principle of their practice. Not only that, but they also promote education to the general public. The ICPS is a great organization that is what the world needs!
Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation
This is an American based non-profit organization. They focus on the research of Cerebral Palsy and other birth disabilities. The CPIRF seeks causes, cures, and improvement of the care of someone suffering with a birth disability.
They also support research and education for medical students in school.
Surveillance of Cerebral Palsy in Europe
The Surveillance of Cerebral Palsy Europe, or SCPE, is an organization that was created as a central hub to monitor trends for everything Cerebral Palsy. Their goal is to raise the standards when it comes to treatment, prevention, and also everything else Cerebral Palsy related.
They advocate for unified classifications and definitions throughout the world. Creating unified system will create a universal language for CP.
Inside the U.S., this is the ultimate resource for everything Cerebral Palsy. Their mission is to provide a resource and create a voice for children with CP.
MyChild provides resources about treatments, therapies, assistive tech, support groups, and so much more.
They assist parents on how to take care of their child. Their comprehensive program is an app, and a Facebook page with many links to resources and a place where people can share their story.
There are so many valuable resources and meeting areas for people who are going through similar things. There is no reason to feel alone in this journey with so many options available to you.