How well do you know Cerebral Palsy

SLIDE ONE- -Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that can involve brain and nervous system functions such as movement, learning, hearing, seeing, and thinking. SLIDE TWO- - Caused by injuries in the womb or after birth in the first 2 years of life. - Brain infections most commonly: encephalitis, meningitis, or herpes simplex infections SLIDE THREE - Due to so many causes the symptoms can widely vary from mild to extreme. - Symptoms can be seen as early as 3 months - Developmental stages such as sitting, rolling, crawling, or walking will be delayed Symptoms of spastic cerebral palsy, the most common type, include: "¢ Muscles that are very tight and do not stretch. They may tighten up even more over time. "¢ Abnormal walk (gait): arms tucked in toward the sides, knees crossed or touching,

Getting the proper prenatal care may reduce the risk of some rare causes of cerebral palsy. However, dramatic improvements in care over the last 15 years have not reduced the rate of cerebral palsy. In most cases, the injury causing the disorder may not be preventable. Pregnant mothers with certain medical conditions may need to be followed in a high-risk

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  1. Which of these is NOT a type of Cerebral Palsy?
  2. Cerebral Palsy is...?
  3. One cause of CP could be?
  4. All of these are symptoms of CP except...?
  5. A problem swallowing would be a symptom classified under
  6. Muscle weakness would be categorized under...?
  7. All of these are tests that can be preformed to diagnos CP except...?
  8. Cerebral Palsy means your life expectancy is...?
  9. All of these are eating and digestive symptoms of CP except
  10. All of these are brain and nervous system symptoms except
  11. CP is...?

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Quiz topic: How well do I know Cerebral Palsy