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October 6 – World Cerebral Palsy Day

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We honor this date declared by the United Nations to celebrate our diversity as persons by sharing information.

🟢 Infantile cerebral palsy (as it appears in early childhood) is a group of disorders affecting the ability of a person to coordinate body movements, to stay balanced and to keep the posture. This is the most frequently occurring motor disability in childhood.

🟢 Depending on the degree of cerebral palsy, some persons may use some implement or device aids to assist them with mobility or other motor functions, and even in some cases, they could be entirely reduced.

🟢 According to the Rehabilitation Center REBIOGRAL, there are approximately 17 million persons with cerebral palsy in the world.

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