Group tasks Nigerians on managing cerebral palsy
The Programme Director of Magnificent Therapy Service, an organisation that works and cares for children with special needs and developmental challenges, Bidemi Jaiyesimi has appealed to government, public and private organisations to build support centres for children and adults with cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, autism and other mental conditions for management of the disabilities. He…
Inclusive education for children with disabilities
My name is Bukola Ayinde and I have a five-year-old daughter who has cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture that is caused by damage to some parts of an immature developing brain. When my daughter Oluwalonimi whom we fondly call Nimi was just a little over a year…
Cerebral Palsy: What to know
Cerebral palsy is a movement disorder caused by abnormal developments or brain damage before, during, or after a baby’s birth. Cerebral palsy affects movement, posture and muscle tone, reflex and balance. It causes abnormal reflexes, floppiness or rigidity of the limbs and trunk, involuntary movements, unsteady walking, or some combination of these. People with Cerebral…
Exoskeleton helps kids with cerebral palsy walk
Children with cerebral palsy will be able to walk upright and on their own thanks to a new robotic suit, a new study suggests.
Advocating better living for children with cerebral palsy
Tersoo was born two years ago in a community in Benue State. He had delayed development and was given out to be killed. But for the intervention of a non-governmental organization, Tersoo would have been killed.