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Archive for the 'Cerebral Palsy' Category

Very Cool Iphone App for Communication

I found this excellent video today while researching assistive technology for cerebral palsy and brain injury patients    

Students Create a Communication device for people with Cerebral Palsy

This is a great story abotu some students who developed a project where they built a device to help people with Cerebral Palsy communicate more easily. United Cerebral Palsy’s Wabash Valley chapter recognized three Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology students Monday for their work on a device to help an individual with cerebral palsy communicate more [...]

Cerebral Palsy Statute of Limitations

Cerebral Palsy Types

The Importance of a Medical Team to Help Treat Cerebral Palsy

Hearing that your child has cerebral palsy can be heartbreaking. Whether or not the disability was the result of medical malpractice, it can be difficult to hear that your child’s life will be altered in the future. According to recent statistics, more than 10,000 babies born in the United States this year will be affected [...]

Cerebral Palsy Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations.

Trial Begins in Botox Lawsuit

A jury was selected earlier this week for the lawsuit brought about by the parents of a seven-year-old girl who died due to Botox. The trial for the cerebral palsy lawsuit will take place in Santa Ana, California. The plaintiffs, who are from Texas, have filed just one of 15 lawsuits that are recently taking [...]

What is Ataxic Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy is a disability that can alter the way the body is able to move and the muscle coordination. Many birth injuries result in cerebral palsy in children, which can have a huge impact on a child’s future. Some main factors that can result in cerebral palsy include brain damage during birth, a lack [...]

Lawsuit Against Botox for Use as Cerebral Palsy Treatment

A jury in Southern California recently scheduled a hearing regarding a lawsuit against Allergan, Inc., the producers of the drug Botox. The lawsuit accuses the company of creating a dangerous product and wrongfully marketing it to be used as treatment for disabilities like cerebral palsy.   The lawsuit involving Botox was originally filed in 2008 [...]

Cerebral Palsy Risk Factors

 Cerebral palsy is a disability that a person is typically born with or can develop in the early years of life. There are several risk factors associated with cerebral palsy. In order to understand the risk factors linked to cerebral palsy it’s important to understand the difference between a risk factor and cause of cerebral [...]