cerebral palsy

Cerebral Palsy Awareness

Cerebral Palsy Benefits from Hydrocephalus Research

On National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day, the Hydrocephalus Association is proud to support the Cerebral Palsy Research Network.

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Hydrocephalus Association Scholarships

Congratulations to Our 2015 Scholarship Recipients!

We are pleased to announce our 2015 Hydrocephalus Association Scholarship Recipients!

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Boy with hydrocephalus and cerebral palsy

FIGHTER! Hydrocephalus and CP Don’t Stop THIS Guy!

Today is Cerebral Palsy (CP) Awareness Day, part of CP Awareness Month! Meet William, living with both hydrocephalus and CP.

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Hydrocephalus Teens Take Charge Guest Blogger

Meet Emily Lucht . . . Fellow Traveler on the Teen Hydrocephalus Journey

Meet our newest TTC Blogger Emily Lucht! She shares her journey’s extra baggage. Read what she means and let’s start a conversation using #TalkTTC.

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Hope in Progress

We have made great strides in hydrocephalus research, from understanding the basic causes, to exploring alternative treatments, to reducing shunt infections. There is hope.

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Wish to Spread Hydrocephalus Awareness Granted

KTBS3 and Pay It Forward Networking worked together to grant 5 year-old Kasin Bazer, born with hydrocephalus, his wish to raise awareness on television.

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A Home Filled with Love

The Sheboyganpress.com shares the story of the Harlin family who recently adopted two children from the Ukraine, one who has cerebral palsy and hydrocephalus, among other conditions.

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Dr. Andrew Zabel Tackles Anxiety and Hydrocephalus

Dr. Andrew Zabel, Ph.D., ABPP, Kennedy Krieger Institute, returns to the Hydrocephalus Association’s 13th National Conference on Hydrocephalus to lead two sessions – the ABCs of IEPs and Anxiety, Depression and Hydrocephalus. Join us in Portland, OR, July 9-11.

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Hydrocephalus Conference Scientific Keynote: Dr. Stephen A. Back

Dr. Stephen A. Back will deliver the scientific keynote address on his work on the development of strategies to promote regeneration and repair of injury to the brain at the Hydrocephalus Association’s 13th National Conference on Hydrocephalus, July 9-11, 2014, Portland, Oregon. Join us!

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Missouri Boy Enjoys “Being A Kid” Despite Medical Challenges

KFVS12 shares the story of Dacota Carter, diagnosed with hydrocephalus at birth, who currently thrives, despite his early diagnosis and a number of other medical challenges.

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Accessible Playground Constructed in Memory of Beloved Daughter with Hydrocephalus

The Independent Record, from Helena, Montanta, shares the story of the Pichette family who raised the funds needed to construct an accessible playground in memory of Blythe Pichette, who died at 22 from complications from hydrocephalus.

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Congratulations 2013 TTC Scholarship Recipients!

Congratulations to our 2013 Hydrocephalus Association Teens Take Charge (TTC) Scholarship Recipients! Our TTC scholarship program is made possible through the generous support of the Medtronic Foundation.

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Learning How Brains Heal

Burke Medical Research Institute’s Early Brain Injury Recovery Program is researching how the brains of children learn to compensate for the damage they have suffered from stroke and other brain injury.

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HCRN Update: Biomarkers in Post Hemorrhagic Hydrocephalus

Dr. David Limbrick discuss his current research study which aims to develop a complimentary tool to supplement the information from imaging in order to determine the best time to treat infants with post hemorrhagic hydrocephalus.

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Young Boy Embodies Panhandle Spirit

Dillon Wades was born with cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and hydrocephalus, for which he has 2 shunts. ABC 7 affiliate ConnectAmarillo.com highlight the Wades family and their sons, Dillon and Connor, as examples of the Panhandle Spirit.

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What is SPML Anyway (and try saying it 3X quickly)?

Lori Poliski shares her family’s experience with SPML, a surgical treatment for children and adults primarily with Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy (SDCP).

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Looking Back…Moving Forward: One Vision Built on Determination

Hydrocephalus Association commemorates our 30th anniversary with a series of interviews with members of our community. These intimate and conversational pieces provide both educational content as well as a historical perspective on the heart behind the work of our association. This week we sit down with two of our founding members, Emily Fudge and Cynthia Solomon, to discuss the early days of forming the association, including their vision and their challenges.

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