Did you know that 1 in 3 people with CP can't walk and 1 in 4 people with CP can't talk? We all know that CP is a complex disability but this handy 'What is #cerebralpalsy?' infographic for #worldcpday will help to explain it. You can download a copy at http://worldcpday.org/assets/Uploads/about/WorldCPDayCP-Infographic.pdf
The Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) describes the range of abilities in gross motor function seen in children with cerebral palsy. GMFCS levels I and II walk independently GMFCS level III require a hand-held mobility aid such as crutches or a walker and may use a wheelchair for distances. GMFCS levels IV and V usually have more limitations in self-mobility and require a wheelchair.
Talking Is Hard for Me! Encouraging Communication in Children with Speech-Language Difficulties - Use this uniquely designed book to improve the communication skills of young children ages 3 through 7 who have delayed or ineffective speech due to autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, cleft lip/palate, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, hearing loss, or another condition.