Signs of Cerebral Palsy in Two to Three-Year-Olds

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Signs of Cerebral Palsy in Two to Three-Year-Olds

Postby CPFamilyNetworks » Tue May 10, 2011 10:30 am

Most, but not all, children with cerebral palsy (CP) are diagnosed by 18 months of age. Children can grow on very different timetables based on a variety of factors, including illness or injury, and environmental conditions. I took the time to write up some developmental warning signals here: http://www.cpfamilynetwork.org/cerebral ... 6-months-3

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Re: Signs of Cerebral Palsy in Two to Three-Year-Olds

Postby healthinmotion » Fri May 13, 2011 2:23 pm

Good resource, I'm sure that a lot of parents and caregivers will really benefit from this guide. It's really important to pay attention to the warning signs, especially in young children. We have a similar guide on our blog: http://www.enabledkids.ca/?p=281 so hopefully these posts will help parents pinpoint these problems early enough for their child to receive appropriate treatment.

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Re: Signs of Cerebral Palsy in Two to Three-Year-Olds

Postby subrata » Sat May 28, 2011 10:54 am

Thanks for the highly informative post.Learn a lot from the post. :D :D

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Re: Signs of Cerebral Palsy in Two to Three-Year-Olds

Postby aurther11 » Sat Jun 25, 2011 2:29 pm

1. By 15 months, doesn’t seem to know the function of common household objects
2.Can’t walk by 18 months
3.Fails to develop a mature heel-toe walking pattern after several months of walking
4.Doesn’t speak at least 15 words, use two-word sentences or follow simple instructions by age 2
5.Can’t push a wheeled toy by age 2
6.Doesn’t imitate actions or words by the end of this period
7.Experiences a dramatic loss of skills he or she once had