ISRAELI MOM’S INVENTION GETS CEREBRAL PALSY KIDS WALKING Debby Elnatan’s Upsee, designed to help her own son walk tethered to an adult,could be the answer to many parents’ prayers for children with disabilities. Jerusalem child named Rotem was the inspiration … Read More
Cerebral palsy is a group of permanent movement disorders that appear in early childhood. Signs and symptoms vary among people. Often, symptoms include poor coordination, stiff muscles, weak muscles, and tremors. There may be problems with sensation, vision, hearing, swallowing, and speaking. Often babies with cerebral palsy do not roll over, sit, crawl, or walk as early as other children of their age. Other symptoms include seizures and problems with thinking or reasoning, each of which occurs in about one third of people with CP. While the symptoms may get more noticeable over the first few years of life, the underlying problems do not worsen over time.
NEW YORK CITY BALLET New York City Ballet is a ballet company founded in 1948 by choreographer George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein. Léon Barzin was the company’s first music director. Balanchine and Jerome Robbins are considered the founding choreographers of the company. City Ballet grew out of earlier troupes: … Read More
In the late 17th century Louis XIV founded the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) within which emerged the first professional theatrical ballet company, the Paris Opera Ballet. The predominance of French in the vocabulary of ballet reflects this history. Theatrical ballet soon became an independent form of art, although still frequently maintaining a close association with opera, and spread from the heart of Europe to other nations.
NEW ROBOTIC TECHNOLOGY FOR CEREBRAL PALSY Robotic technology goes far beyond creating self-driving cars or robotic assistants. Significant advances in robotic technology are taking place within the medical community, and some are making headlines for their ability to help children … Read More
Government, non-government organizations, community-based organizations and industry organizations (disability and Cerebral Palsy) perform and sponsor research on Cerebral Palsy, disabilities and impairments which can greatly benefit individuals with cerebral palsy. Studies help to understand the condition and the cause, form a basis for improved treatment options, and are used to develop prevention measures. Some research allows government agencies to calculate how many individuals have the condition and predict the type and amount of assistance required.
NYC BALLET CEREBRAL PALSY WORKSHOP One very loving mother of a child with Cerebral Palsy reached out to the New York City ballet to ask if they might be able to have her little girl attend a workshop. They overwhelmingly … Read More