Cerebral Palsy

Is a Cerebral Palsy diagnosis permanent?

Understanding Cerebral Palsy

The label “Cerebral Palsy” is often used to describe several different movement disorders that manifest in early childhood. Although many medical authorities offer dire prognosis’ for children with these conditions, we offer said children a path to wellness. We do so by properly diagnosing the problem and prescribing a program carefully crafted to encourage brain growth and development.

Old-fashioned labels like “cerebral palsy” are not found in the literature of The Institutes, but rather the term “brain-injured.” This refers to the entire spectrum of brain injury from profound coma, paralysis, blindness, and deafness to mild learning problems and every kind and degree of brain injury in between.

Recovering from Cerebral Palsy

A proper diagnosis describes where the injury exists in the brain, the degree of the injury to the brain, and the extent of the injury to the brain. To be successful one must treat the brain, where the injury actually exists. The Institutes offers a program of neurological organization that parents carry out at home.

Our treatments for Cerebral Palsy encourage motor development and intellectual stimulation for increased brain growth.

Myths & Facts

Myths

Myths About Cerebral Palsy
  • They need surgery for their eyes, ears, legs, and hips.
  • They will need braces, crutches, wheelchairs for life.
  • They are “mentally retarded.”

Facts

Our View on Cerebral Palsy
  • The problem is in the brain, and it is the brain that needs to be treated.
  • They need stimulation and opportunity to gain real ability and to improve.
  • They are intelligent.

Cerebral Palsy Success Stories

Parents from around the world have helped their children diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy to move along the path to wellness. Using the programs developed by The Institutes, children diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy have been able to improve function and, in many cases, perform at peer level.

Blanca – Age 6

Cerebral Palsy
Blanca – Age 6
Cerebral Palsy

An MRI done on Blanca’s first day of life showed a massive brain edema. She was kept in the hospital for 12 days. Blanca returned home but had no significant development.
The “What to Do About Your Brain-Injured Child” course put her on the track to wellness.

Diego – Age 3

Cerebral Palsy
Diego – Age 3
Cerebral Palsy

“Do not get depressed. Before starting the program, get well organized. You should not have any doubt about the success of the program; you are on the right path.”

George – Age 3

Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delay
George – Age 3
Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delay

“It is incredibly difficult when your child’s eyes don’t work, when he can’t look at you...These things DO NOT improve when you wait and see. They do not improve when you don’t work at it every single day. Your child has only you, you must step up and do everything possible”

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