How a CP brain works

A friend of mine with cerebral palsy gave me this analogy. Imagine how difficult it would be to run backwards. This is the same for people with cerebral palsy trying to move forwards. The more we try and concentrate, the slower our brains work.

I never understood why if I do too much, my brain periodically switches off. The physical signs associated with cerebral palsy are clear, but to the untrained eye, we appear to think in the same way as everyone …

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19 May, 2010

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