Guide to the Interpretation of Cerebral Palsy

  • Adriano Ferrari
  • Silvia Alboresi


The term cerebral palsy in English, paralisi cerebrale infantile in Italian, infirmité motrice cérébrale in French, paralisis cerebral in Spanish and Zerebral Bewegung Störung in German de fines a “persistent but not unchangeable disorder of posture and motion, due to an organic and not progressive alteration of the cerebral function, determined by preperi- and post natal causes, before its growth and development are completed” (Bax, 1964; Spastic Society Berlin, 1966, Edinburgh, 1969).


Cerebral Palsy Deep Brain Stimulation Communication Disorder Tone Variation Locomotion Apparatus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adriano Ferrari
    • 1
    • 2
  • Silvia Alboresi
    • 1
  1. 1.Child Rehabilitation UnitS. Maria Nuova HospitalReggio Emilia
  2. 2.Department of NeuroscienceUniversity of Modena and Reggio EmiliaReggio Emilia

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