Cerebral Palsy is a condition that is most often caused by brain damage which occurs before or during the birth of an infant, or within the first few years of a child’s life. Cerebral Palsy can affect motor skills, muscles and movement. Those with Cerebral Palsy are often able to lead a normal and satisfying life, and Occupational Therapists can often help them to achieve this. The following article from the Cerebral Palsy Foundation discusses some of the key ways Occupational Therapy can assist those living with Cerebral Palsy.
The Cerebral Palsy Foundation: The Benefits of Occupational Therapy