Entries by Paul

Research CP Awarded Investigator Publishes on Speech and Language

We are thrilled to congratulate Kristen Allison, PhD, CCC-SLP on her recent publication, “Relation of speech-language profile and communication modality to participation of children with cerebral palsy,” in the American Journal of Speech Language Pathology on January 12, 2024. This is the twelfth publication for the network and, is the result of research funded by…

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Photo Contest 2024

In advance of Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, which runs each year throughout the month of March, the Cerebral Palsy Research Network is introducing the third annual Cerebral Palsy Awareness Photo Contest to highlight the lives and experiences of community members living with CP. The contest invites members of the community to submit up to five photos photos that depict their…

Mindfulness: A Key to Wellbeing in Cerebral Palsy

The Cerebral Palsy Research Network and its partner, the National Center for Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) will offer a MyCP webinar on mindfulness next Monday, February 12 at 8 pm ET. The practice of mindfulness, a type of meditation, is easy to learn and is proven to reduce stress as well as provide…

Adult CP Studies Featured in AACPDM SIG

On Tuesday, February 6 at 4pm ET the Cerebral Palsy Research Network will be giving an update on some of its adult research efforts at next week’s meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM)’s Special Interest Group (SIG) for Adults and Aging. This virtual meeting entitled “Research Updates in Adults…

Award: Study of Pain in Adults with Cerebral Palsy

The Cerebral Palsy Research Network has been awarded funds for a three-year study in the classification of pain for adults with cerebral palsy (CP). This study was the subject of October’s MyCP webinar. Classification of pain in adults is fundamental to identifying proper treatments and improving outcomes. Congratulations to co-principal investigators Amy Bailes, PT, PhD…

Growing Up Well with Cerebral Palsy: Improving Nutrition, Health, and Wellbeing

The Cerebral Palsy Research Network is excited to announce its November MyCP webinar entitled “Growing Up Well with Cerebral Palsy: Improving Nutrition, Health, and Wellbeing” with Dr. Richard Stevenson, Developmental Pediatrician and Division Head – Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of Virginia Health. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, November 14, at…