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Cerebral Palsy and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Cerebral Palsy affects every individual differently that is why it is difficult to create a one size fits all guidance about the impairment and coronavirus. If you have respiratory issues, like ...

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Coping with stress, low mood and isolation – a support thread

What is this thread about? We realise these are particularly difficult times for all who visit Scope’s online community. The impact of covid-19 has been far reaching, not least emotionally, as we ...

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Information and support during coronavirus (COVID-19)

We understand that this is a worrying time for everyone, but we've made a list of the advice and support you might find useful. Read our website's new coronavirus section, with information on a ...

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Cerebral Palsy during coronavirus

You can find this page (Cerebral Palsy and coronavirus) and other vital information related to coronavirus on the advice and support pages of our website. The Government has said that people with ...

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Cerebral palsy and the Covid-19 Vaccines

Is anyone else concerned about administering the Covid vaccine in case of side effects? My daughter had convulsions as a baby after the routine jabs. She has quadriplegia cerebral palsy.

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Cerebral Palsy - 18 Jan 2021

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Adults with Cerebral Palsy Need Better Access to Health Care

A new commentary, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, from the University of Michigan, highlights the state of scientific research, policies and health services available for adults with cerebral ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Cerebral Palsy - 14 Jan 2021

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We Need More Research Studies About Adults With Cerebral Palsy

When people think of cerebral palsy, they may think of it as a childhood condition. After all, about 8,000 babies are diagnosed with it annually, along with another 1,200 -1,500 toddlers. Across the ...

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Hi, my name is OnMyLastNerve! I'm unable to visit my husband in hospital due to Coronavirus

I am a carer to my husband born with CP. He is currently being held captive (!) in hospital following a bout of Sepsis, and I am terrified! I know he is in the best place but oh Lordy do I feel ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Cerebral Palsy - 16 Dec 2020

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Beneath the surface of ageing with cerebral palsy

By medical definition, cerebral palsy is a non-progressive condition. While CP might not present a progressive nature on the surface, the side effects can be painfully rampant throughout the body. ...

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I am 19 and I have cerebral palsy

I am 19 and I have cerebral palsy. Throughout lockdown I have really struggled with the lack of socialising and more importantly with my mental health! Recently, my stiffness has got really bad and I ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Cerebral Palsy - 26 Nov 2020

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