I am the kind of person who expresses things physically; through hugs, caresses, kisses, etc.
Unfortunately, those sort of things make him terribly uncomfortable (psychologically, not physically).
The main causes of cerebral palsy include: A combination of the above (such as low birth weight and being a twin) can further increase the probability of cerebral palsy. As the muscle tone is so tight, spasticity can be very painful with muscles often going into spasm. Sometimes referred to as dystonic, athetoid or choreoathetoid cerebral palsy.
It's present in about 15% of people with cerebral palsy.
He's not used to physical affection and he just doesn't know how to interpret it.
he just told me he has a mild case of cerebral palsy--that he "can't walk" and that's yet. what are the chances that he has mental retardation as well? Just because he has cerebral palsy doesn't mean he's mentally retarded.
The symptoms of cerebral palsy aren't usually obvious just after a baby is born.
They normally become noticeable during the first two or three years of a child's life.
No two people will be affected by their cerebral palsy in the same way, and it's important to ensure treatments and therapies are tailored to your child’s individual needs.
In the UK, cerebral palsy affects about one in every 400 children.