Loving Healing Press
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 · Posted by Lindsey Wiltse, Communications and Program Coordinator
Loving Healing Press publishes books revolving around self-help, personal growth, trauma recovery, and overcoming physical disabilities. Many of the books geared towards children address issues that are relevant to the CNS Foundation community.
National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month
Monday, March 3, 2014 · Posted by Lindsey Wiltse, Communications and Program Coordinator
March is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, and March 25th is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day. CNS Foundation spoke with Reaching for the Stars. A Foundation of Hope for Children with Cerebral Palsy to learn more about Cerebral Palsy Awareness events taking place throughout the month.
Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 · Posted by Lindsey Wiltse, Communications and Program Coordinator
The Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AusACPDM) hosts a Biennial Conference, this year held in New South Wales, Australia. The AusACPDM is a multidisciplinary group committed to advancing knowledge and awareness of evidence based practice in the field of childhood physical disability.
Helping young adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities
Monday, February 3, 2014 · Posted by Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Transition in health care is the process during which adolescents gradually prepare for and shift toward care in the adult system. Several challenges exist in this transition process, including the lack of preparation for the transfer; adult health care providers’ lack of experience, training and expertise in traditionally paediatric diseases and conditions; the loss of a longstanding and trusting relationship with the paediatrician; and poor relationships and communication between adolescents and their adult health care physicians.
Johns Hopkins animal study reveals sex-specific patterns of recovery from newborn brain injury
Thursday, January 30, 2014 · Posted by Johns Hopkins University
The findings underscore the need to explore questions about gender differences in all studies, including those conducted in animals, infants and children. Answering these questions in this case could prove to be a stepping stone toward finding precisely targeted, gender-based therapies to stimulate brain cell preservation and recovery.
Lauren Walier Makes Lemon Aide
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 · Posted by Lindsey Wiltse, Communications and Program Coordinator
When now fifteen-year-old Lauren Walier learned that there was no dedicated line item for federal funding for cerebral palsy research, she got inspired to make a difference for the cerebral palsy community. Watch the video and read more about this inspiring young advocate.
Caesarean delivery doesn’t lower risk of cerebral palsy
Monday, November 18, 2013 · Posted by The University of Adelaide
Caesarean deliveries do not prevent children from developing cerebral palsy, despite long-held medical and community beliefs about the causes of cerebral palsy, according to new research led by the University of Adelaide.
Baby boys at higher risk of death and disability due to preterm birth
Thursday, November 14, 2013 · Posted by March of Dimes Foundation
Groundbreaking global studies on preterm birth and disability carried out by almost 50 researchers at 35 institutions and launched in association with World Prematurity Day finds baby boys are at a higher risk of death and disability due to preterm birth than baby girls. These disabilities range from learning problems and blindness to deafness and motor problems, including cerebral palsy
Dr. Kruer’s Cerebral Palsy Study
Thursday, November 7, 2013 · Posted by Alex Richmond, Executive Director
Read more to discover information on a Cerebral Palsy study being done by Dr. Kruer at Sanford Children’s Hospital in South Dakota, in conjunction with the Cerebral Palsy Genetic Research Collaborative.
Studies: Motor control development continues longer than previously believed
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 · Posted by University of Southern California
It has long been thought that improved dexterity involved only brain development and muscle growth– where muscles only got bigger and stronger, but did not add to dexterous skills since they are performed at low forces. The research by Dayanidhi, Kutch and Valero-Cuevas indicates otherwise.