There is no cure for cerebral palsy, but with the right therapy and management, your child can have a much better quality of life.
Several different options are available to enhance your child’s comfort. Your primary child neurologist will deal with your child’s routine health. A team of professionals such as therapists, psychologists, educators and nurses can teach him/her to perform basic functions, improve speech, posture, motor skills etc. A special education teacher can help deal with learning disabilities. A physical therapist can help to improve muscle control. Your child may also receive medication for treating symptoms such as seizures, muscle pain and spasms or physical aids such as hearing aid, walker etc. In some cases, doctors may recommend surgery to correct vision impairment or other physical abnormalities. Again, early diagnosis and therapy is crucial in ensuring that your child receives the best possible care and future quality of life.