Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a physical disability that affects
movement and posture. It is a permanent life-long condition, but generally does
not worsen over time. It is due to damage to the developing brain either during
pregnancy or shortly after birth.

Source: https://cerebralpalsy.org.au/our-research/about-cerebral-palsy/

Services for Cerebral Palsy

StGiles’ therapy team of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, psychologists, social workers, educators and speech pathologists can provide the following services for those with cerebral palsy:

  • Assessments to determine developmental need
  • Regular review assessments to monitor progress and address changes
  • Early intervention
  • Goal directed therapy
  • All Ages Leisure and Inclusion programs and activities like Studio Space
  • Support for transition to preschool and school
  • Equipment prescription and training
  • Liaison with Rehabilitation Paediatricians
  • All Ages Toy Library – Launceston and Hobart

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