Cerebral Palsy (A legacy disability fact sheet from NICHCY) ( Resources updated, March 2015)


Cerebral palsy—also known as CP—is a condition caused by injury to the parts of the brain that control our ability to use our muscles and bodies. Cerebral means having to do with the brain. Palsy means weakness or problems with using the muscles.

Tag(s): Disability Characteristics Early Childhood Early Intervention Elementary Infants & Toddlers Orthopedic Impairment Paraprofessional Parent/Family Preschool