Rethinking Common Wisdom for Children with a Neurologic Disability


These resources are now owned and operated by Child Health BC who is making them freely available to parents, caregivers, families and anyone supporting healthy child development in the early years.

Is There Reason for Optimism for my Child with Cerebral Palsy?

Systematic accommodation has long been the accepted approach for an infant or young child with a neurologic disability. A new way of thinking may be required. Logic would indicate that if an adult can recover from a stroke, a young child with CP might have a second chance as well.

At-risk Does Not Mean it is a Definitive Thing

As the young brain matures, it can recover, but the habits of systematic accommodation may hide the true potential.


Dr. Karen Pape