Every 18 hours a child is born with cerebral palsy in Australia, making it the most common form of physical disability in childhood.
Articles of Interest on the use of iPad with CP:
Glenda Watson Hyatt shares her experiences living with cerebral palsy to motivate and inspire others to think about how they perceive their own situation and their own world around them. She does all this by typing with only her left thumb!
iPad as Assistive Device for Cerebral Palsy
Zach's a Mac
Cerebral Palsy Australian Support Centres and Organisations:
Cerebral Palsy Australia - works towards creating a national focus on cerebral palsy - to promote the interests, rights, roles and wellbeing of people with cerebral palsy and similar disorders.
The Spastic Centre has been supporting children and adults with cerebral palsy in NSW and the ACT for 65 years.
Today, CPL is the largest non-government disability services provider for people with a physical disability in Queensland. It currently assists more than 3000 people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities, and is supported through fundraising activities, support from the community, the corporate sector and State and Federal Governments.
The Cerebral Palsy Education Centre (CPEC) specialises in programs for babies and children with Cerebral Palsy.