Where to Get Answers to Your CP Questions

When your child is diagnosed with cerebral palsy there is bound to be a number of questions that follow.

For many parents, it can sometimes feel like you are getting nowhere when seeking answers to your questions or you may even find that you don’t know where to turn.

If you believe your child’s cerebral palsy was a result of medical negligence, you may find yourself in a tough position when seeking the truth about what went wrong. If you can’t turn to a medical professional who else can help?

When you are seeking answers to your cerebral palsy questions, there are a number of resources out there that can help. Whether you’re looking for advice on therapies, emotional support, medical opinion or guidance on what the future holds, there is an avenue for help.

The most important thing to know is that your cerebral palsy questions will not go unanswered and that you are not alone.

Bearing that in mind, here are some helpful resources that may be able to answer your questions help you get a better sense of understanding:

  • The Cerebral Palsy Site blog You’ll be able to find a whole host of information on the Cerebral Palsy Site blog. There are a number of helpful articles, which discuss topics such as living with cerebral palsy, coping with a diagnosis and inspirational stories.
  • Legal advice – You can call for free on 0808 274 1685 where you can contact a solicitor dedicated to giving confidential advice and legal support.
  • Medical profession – If you still have questions about how your child’s cerebral palsy came about then don’t be afraid to get a second opinion from someone in the medical profession. One doctor may see things a lot differently than another, so ask around before you are led to a conclusion.
  • Parents – Fellow parents of other children with CP can offer helpful advice and support with some of the challenges you face when living with a child with cerebral palsy. You can find support from other parents on online forums and parental discussion groups.
  • Community – Look into what’s available to you in your local community. There may be support groups or organisations you can join in your area where you can share ideas and get support. It’s often reassuring to know that your child is not alone in their condition and others are experiencing the same difficulties.

Our specialist solicitors handle cerebral palsy and birth injury cases and are always happy to answer any questions help families obtain the compensation they deserve. Simply contact us on 0161 904 4660

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