Cerebral palsy(CP) is a common neurodevelopmental condition encountered by pediatricians. The etiological and risk factors are many and an awareness of the of the multiple factors in the causation of CP is crucial.
The cause of Cerebral palsy, in many cases, may not be visible. Cerebral palsy is invariably associated with many deficits such as mental retardation, speech and language and or motor problems.
A thorough neurodevelopmental assessment of the child with Cerebral Palsy should include evaluation of associated deficits so that a comprehensive early intervention program an be planned and executed.
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By Dr. David Rex Orgen