Here The Cerebral Palsy Site has put together a visual representation of facts about Cerebral Palsy and also UK statistics, from the types of Cerebral Palsy, the causes and ranges of treatment available.
Spastic cerebral palsy is the predominant form, affecting about 70% of patients. This form of the disease is characterized by hyperactive deep tendon reflexes, increased stretch reflexes, rapid alternating muscle contraction and relaxation, muscle weakness, underdevelopment of affected limbs, muscle contraction in response to manipulation, and a tendency toward contractures.
Did you know that 1 in 3 people with CP can't walk and 1 in 4 people with CP can't talk? We all know that CP is a complex disability but this handy 'What is #cerebralpalsy?' infographic for #worldcpday will help to explain it. You can download a copy at http://worldcpday.org/assets/Uploads/about/WorldCPDayCP-Infographic.pdf