- United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)
UCP is an organization dedicating to advancing the independence, productivity, and full citizenship of people with disabilities.
- Cerebral Palsy Now Foundation
CPNow is dedicated to improving the lives of people with cerebral palsy and their families.
- Cerebral Palsy Tool Kit: From Diagnosis to Understanding (PDF 6.78 MB)
- Wellbeing for Parents and Caregivers (PDF 8 MB)
- Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR)
The CPIR, funded through the U.S. Department of Education is a central hub for current and archived information to increase parents knowledge about special education.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC conducts health science and provides information about many different health conditions and problems.
- MedlinePlus: Cerebral Palsy
MedlinePlus, from the National Library of Medicine, provides a wealth of information and resources for consumers on cerebral palsy and many other health topics.
- MyChild at CerebralPalsy.org
MyChild provides comprehensive resources for parents and other caregivers of children with cerebral palsy and other neurological conditions.
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons OrthoInfo
OrthoInfo, maintained by the professional society for American orthopaedic surgeons, provides information about treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal conditions and injuries.
- American Academy of Neurology (AAN) for Patients and Caregivers
AAN's patients and caregivers site provides comprehensive information on specific neurological disorders.
Services, Resources, and Support
- American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
This organization focuses on the scientific education of health professionals and researchers who treat and study childhood disabilities.
- Children's Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA)
- CHASA provides information and support to families of children who have survived an early brain injury and live with hemiplegia or hemiparesis.
Please note: Links to organizations and information included on this page do not indicate endorsement from the NICHD, the NIH, or HHS.