So now we knew. Emma fell just below the curve for level 4. She was having real issues with head and trunk control. Knowing this was devastating - but also, a relief (really!) to know her true level of motor ability and likely prognosis. A relief because according to the study, these outcomes are true … Continue reading The truth will set you free. Yes, really.
I searched and searched for a diagnostic approach that would give me answers, and finally, one very lucky day, I found it! A group of Canadian researchers produced a study that led to them developing the Gross Motor Function Score Classification System or GMFSC for short. This study is the most reputable of all studies … Continue reading A real Answer? My Child’s Gross motor future.
Since that horrible day, I have spent a great deal of time researching and breaking down the literature. Here are the basics: Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis - the facts: Up to 10% of children with CP can have normal brain scans. The brain scan cannot accurately predict CP, the degree of CP or how a child … Continue reading “Anything can Happen.” or rather, CP: The Facts
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