Cerebral palsy refers to a whole group of disorders that can appear in early childhood that affect a person’s movement and posture. Depending on the way the disorder manifests itself determines what type and form of cerebral palsy the person has.
Cerebral palsy can also get classified differently depending on the types of doctor they are seeing or which government agency they are working with. Cerebral palsy can get classified as mild, moderate, or severe.
Because cerebral palsy can cause different mobility issues for people, choosing a mobility device for someone with cerebral palsy needs to be considered on an individual basis. The mobility device used needs to provide adequate support and assistance which can make the choice difficult. Continue reading “Finding the Right Mobility Device for Someone with Cerebral Palsy”