UCP of Illinois
310 E. Adams
Facts and Statistics
Currently, about 8,000 babies and infants are diagnosed with the condition each year.
UCP affiliates serve more than 30,000 children and adults with disabilities and their families every day.
Cerebral" refers to the brain and "palsy" to muscle weakness/poor control. Cerebral palsy itself is not progressive (i.e. brain damage does not get worse); however, secondary conditions, such as muscle spasticity, can develop which may get better over time, get worse, or remain the same.
Cerebral palsy is not communicable.
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