Contrary to long-held beliefs, new research suggests that delivering babies by cesarean section does not lower their risk for cerebral palsy.
As the prevalence of cerebral palsy remains largely steady, new findings from researchers at the CDC suggest that kids with the developmental disorder are at higher risk of having autism too.
Coca-Cola is in hot water with a consumer whose daughter opened a Vitamin Water bottle with the message “You retard” printed on the cap.
Despite an increased risk for complications from the flu, many children with intellectual disability, cerebral palsy and other disorders are not vaccinated to protect against the virus.
Federal regulators are warning consumers that a therapy often marketed for treating autism, cerebral palsy and other conditions is unproven and may “endanger their health.”
A Colorado family says their neighbors have threatened them with legal action over the ramp they installed for their daughter with cerebral palsy to access their home.
Many children and teens with cerebral palsy are struggling with chronic pain, researchers say, but it often goes unrecognized and untreated.
In a matchup that may mark a first for the rough-and-tumble sport of mixed martial arts, two athletes with developmental disabilities are set to face off in a cage fight this August.
Actor Ben Affleck is set to present an award for perseverance to a father-son team who have competed together in more than 1,000 races despite the younger man’s severe disabilities.
A beauty pageant just for girls with disabilities is the subject of a new documentary set to premiere on HBO.
A service dog provider is suing a New York woman with cerebral palsy in an effort to take back the assistance animal they placed with her six years ago.
In an effort to improve long-term outcomes, a leading group of pediatricians says doctors should routinely evaluate babies and young children for motor skills delays.