Cerebral Palsy

Bri Saunders


Cerebral Palsy is a disorder that affects muscle tone, movement, and motor skills. There are three types Spastic Cerebral Palsy (causes stiffness and movement difficulties), Atheoid Cerebral Palsy (leads to involuntary and uncontrolled movements), and Ataxic Cerebral Palsy (causes a disturbed sense of balance and depth perception). Is a functional birth defect.

Works Cited

Bachrach, Steven J., MD. "KidsHealth." Cerebral Palsy. KidsHealth, July 2012. Web. 04 Nov. 2013.

"CDC- Cerebral Palsy." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 17 Oct. 2013. Web. 04 Nov. 2013.