By: Taylor Harris
Is Cerebral Palsy a genetic disorder?
While brain injuries can cause cerebral palsy, it has been determined that malformations of the brain caused by genetic defects can lead to a child having cerebral palsy.
What are the symptoms of having Cerebral Palsy?
- Difficulty grasping objects
- Difficulty swallowing
- Inability to focus on objects
- Inability to hear
Is there a cure?
There is NO cure for cerebral palsy. The goal of treatment is to help the person be as independent as possible.
- Primary care doctor
- Occupational, physical, and speech therapists.