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Posted by Amanda on September 08, 2000 at 21:43:38:

In Reply to: Re: Hi posted by Leslee and J.T. Judson on September 06, 2000 at 15:03:58:

Leslee,
My advice is to contact the United Cerebral Palsy chapter in your area. They can send
you some literature on cp. I have cp, and wear a brace on my right leg. About your son not wanting to go to school ... maybe ask
your son's teacher to do a unit on disabilities to promote some sensitivity in the other kids.
Another idea is enrolling your son in an activity (I have found success with martial arts and
swimming) to build up his confidence. I have also seen people put stickers on braces to
make them look "cool". I hope that this helps.

Amanda


: Hello my name is leslee and would like to get some advise from some one who has CP
: my son is six years old and has CP I really
: don't know alot about CP and would like to get some info on it my son is a toe walker and and has a little trouble with his one arm. We are just now running into prooblems. 1. He doesn't want to go to school. because the kids are making
: fun of him about his brace. he has been telling kids that he is rich and that is why he wears it.

: We are really confused about CP And would really like some help. thank you



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