Cerebral palsy - resourcesResources - cerebral palsy
The following organizations are good resources for information on cerebral palsy:
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that can involve the brain. This affects nervous system functions, such as movement, learning, hearing, ...Read Article Now Book Mark Article
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/cp/index.html
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke -- www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Patient-Caregiver-Education/Hope-Through-Research/Cerebral-Palsy-Hope-Through-Research
- United Cerebral Palsy -- ucp.org
Central nervous system and peripheral nervous system - illustration
The central nervous system comprises the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system includes all peripheral nerves.
Central nervous system and peripheral nervous system
Review Date: 1/24/2021
Reviewed By: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.