How Does Cerebral Palsy Affect Children?
Cerebral Palsy is actually a number of conditions under one umbrella. Therefore, identifying its presence is harder to do than you might realize. Separating out what is and what is not a function of this condition becomes very difficult. However, Cerebral Palsy normally has significant effect on a person's body control, brain development, and speech processes. You should consult your doctor to determine if your injuries are caused by Cerebral Palsy
What Are The Consequences Of Cerebral Palsy?
Cerebral Palsy is a devastating condition for people that contract it. It affects their walking: one in three are unable to walk. It disrupts their speech: one in four cannot talk. It hampers their vision: one in ten cannot see properly. Also, Cerebral Palsy is associated with other serious medical issues such as autism, epilepsy, chronic pain, and learning disabilities.
As you can see, Cerebral Palsy can touch nearly aspect and dimension of your life or your children's lives if they are suffering from it. Some of our most core aspects of living are endangered. Merely walking around can be cumbersome. Those most at risk normally have a learning disability, visual disability, or epilepsy. Language is also difficult because Cerebral Palsy weakens the mouth, throat, and lung muscles that produce speech. Even if they can create words, they are often hard to interpret or understand. Finally, Cerebral Palsy reduces the mind's abilities. It lessens a person's skills to organize, focus, and sequence. This puts them at a disadvantage for school and the workplace and much, much more. Obviously, this terrible condition affects people in more ways than this but hopefully these points underline the tragic toll Cerebral Palsy takes.
What Can I Do If My Child Has Cerebral Palsy?
There are two critical things to realize if your child has Cerebral Palsy. First, there are many ways you can help alleviate his or her suffering. Healthcare specialists offer surgery, prescriptions, and therapies to help people with Cerebral Palsy live lives with less pain and more independence. Second, the legal system can help you recover financial and other relief if someone else caused this condition. You have the ability to bring many different kinds of cases to ensure that the person, doctor, hospital, or other party that gave your child Cerebral Palsy repays you as much as they should.
Still Concerned About Cerebral Palsy Claims?
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC sees the worry in the faces of parents all the time after their children are diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. We know that you need a fighter more than anything else during these hard times. We can fight for you and your child. Plus, we will front everything your case needs to compete at no cost until it's over. Call our offices today and hear about how we can help your family after your child is diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy.
For additional information see the following pages:
- Can Cerebral Palsy Be Treated?
- Cerebral Palsy Statistics
- How Can a Cerebral Palsy Lawyer Help?
- How Can I Bring a Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit?
- How do Children Get Cerebral Palsy?
- What Are Cerebral Palsy Symptoms?
- What Are The Time Limits For Cerebral Palsy Lawsuits in Illinois?
- What Compensation Is Available For Cerebral Palsy Injuries?
- What Is Cerebral Palsy?
- What Is The Average Cerebral Palsy Settlement?