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Demographics

Please fill these important facts about the person with CP. We use these data to determine which surveys are appropriate for you.
The name as it appears on the birth certificate of the person with CP. It will not be displayed. We use it to create a unique ID but we do not store the name. Want to learn more?
E.g. "Will" or "Susan"
Date of birth for the person with CP
Gender of the person with CP
Race of the person with CP (check all that apply)
Is the person with CP Hispanic or Latino?

Cerebral Palsy Characteristics

These three characteristics are essential to determining which studies/surveys you will be offered.
Please select which ever option best describes the limbs affected by CP.
What is the movement disorder/tone diagnosis for the person with CP? Check all that apply. (For a brief description of the different types, visit the CDC site.)

Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) - Children Aged 2 to less than 4 Years

Please read the following and select the option that best describes your child’s movement abilities. Why are these questions important?
My Child ...
© Amy Dietrich, Kristen Abercrombie, Jamie Fanning, and Doreen Bartlett, 2007

Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) - Children Aged 4 to less than 6 Years

Please read the following and select the option that best describes your child’s movement abilities. Why are these questions important?
My Child ...
© Claire Kerr and Brona McDowell, 2007

Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) - Children Aged 6 to less than 12 Years

Please read the following and select the option that best describes your child’s movement abilities. Why are these questions important?
My Child ...
© Chris Morris, 2007

Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) - Young People Aged 12 to 18 Years

Please read the following and select the option that best describes your child’s movement abilities. Why are these questions important?
My Child ...
© Doreen Bartlett and Jan Willem Gorter, 2011

Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) - Young People Aged 12 to 18 Years

Please read the following and select the option that best describes your movement abilities. Why are these questions important?
I ...
© Doreen Bartlett and Jan Willem Gorter, 2011

Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) - Adults

Based on the descriptions on the right, select the Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) that most closely aligns with the motor abilities of the person with CP.
Executive Director, CEO, Communications Director, Community Outreach, etc.
(e.g., pharmaceutical, medical devices, technology development)