UK sources of information and / or support
Has an information leaflet on Cerebral Palsy
Information and support for people with cerebral palsy.
A non-profit making organisation that specialises in the treatment of cerebral palsy and acquired neurological conditions in children & adults.
HemiHelp provides information and support for children with hemiplegia and their families and aims to increase public and professional awareness of hemiplegia and its associated conditions.
A national centre for children with motor impairments, based on conductive education within the context of national advice on the curriculum in Scotland. Help for children and their families whose lives are touched by cerebral palsy.
An independent not-for-profit specialist physiotherapy centre dedicated to helping children with cerebral palsy and related problems of movement control.
Conductive Education is a method of treatment for people with motor disorders - conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, head injuries, strokes, Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Dystonia and other movement disorders of neurological origin. It offers people with these conditions the opportunity to gain a degree of independence.
A patient guide to complement the NICE national guideline for health professionals called Selective dorsal rhizotomy for spasticity in cerebral palsy.
Cerebral Palsy Sport promotes and seeks to increase sport and physical recreational opportunities for people with a disability and especially those who have cerebral palsy.
Cerebral Palsy and Neuromuscular Scoliosis information, forum and links. Website created and maintained by a person with cerebral palsy.
Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.
Information from BUPA.
Further sources / more detailed information
Some non-UK sites
The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.
More detailed medical information
The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.
- PatientPlus - hundreds of medical reference articles provided by Patient UK.
- Evidence Based Medicine - such as from Clinical Evidence, The Cochrane Library, etc.
- Database of UK Clinical Guidelines - from NICE, SIGN, etc.
- Medline - abstracts available from thousands of journals.
- Sites listing free online medical textbooks and journals.
- Sites listing free medical images - pictures, atlases, anatomy, skin diseases, etc.
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