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What is Cerebral Palsy?

Al Jaleel Society - Mon 2 / 07 / 2012 - 08:20 am

This is one of the physical disabilities which appears in the form of weakness
or semi-paralysis or lack of consistency in movement, and occurs in early childhood when the cerebral cortex responsible for movement is incomplete. This exposes it to deformation or damage of the nervous tissues, and may be accompanied by sensory, cognitive or emotional disorders.
What is meant by the term Cerebral Atrophy is that there are cells exposed to total or partial injury or damage, which makes them unable to perform their required functions.

The Department of Cerebral Palsy at the Jameel Association for Care and Community Rehabilitation treats children from the age of 17. The treatment consists of therapeutic sessions in which specialists work with families so that the mothers are trained in the relevant therapeutic procedures and a range of techniques, which vary according to the needs and the development of the children. The department treats between ten and fifteen children who suffer from Cerebral Palsy on a daily basis, and this therapeutic service is not confined to those from Jenin Camp alone but covers the whole of the Jenin Governate. The number of young people registered on the Association's program has reached 452 young men and women suffering from motor and cerebral injuries. The department of physiotherapy conducts workshops connected with limiting the spread of cases of cerebral palsy within the Governate. These cover the causes, prevention and follow-up treatment of the [JUSTIFY][/P]

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