Discuss and educate on the topic of disabilities with children. Here’s a child-centered view on cerebral palsy from the website Kid’s Health.
Visit United Cerebral Palsy, one of the largest health charities in America. The UCP mission is to promote the independence and participation of people with disabilities, and is a leading advocate for the rights of persons with any disability.
Reaching for the Stars is an international advocacy, research and education organization started by and for parents of children with Cerebral Palsy.
Danielle's Foundation has a good collection of links and free educational resources, as well as a grants program, for families touched by cerebral palsy.
The Cerebral Palsy Research Registry is an online database of persons with cerebral palsy, ages 2-70 years, and their families who are interested in participating in research studies. The Cerebral Palsy Research Registry links participants with researchers by notifying them of current studies for which they qualify.
The 25 Cerebral Palsy Resources You Should Know About is a wonderful web page created by Friendship Circle of Michigan, which offers links to great resources regarding CP, including research articles, books, support organizations, blogs, and more.
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a leader in biomedical research, offers a comprehensive site that includes informative definitions, links to resources, press releases and on-line publications. A wide range of disorders are thoroughly explored. Here is their site on the subject of cerebral palsy.
Search MEDLINE/PubMed for recent research articles on Cerebral Palsy.
The CP Institute is dedicated to prevention research, education and information that targets optimal interventions and services for people with disabilities. The CP Institute will conduct high quality research to reduce the prevalence and severity of cerebral palsy and enhance the health and well-being of people with cerebral palsy.
The Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation (CPIRF) is a not for profit 501(c)3 organization that funds research and educational activities relevant to discovering the cause, cure and evidence based care for those with cerebral palsy and related developmental disabilities.