Every 15 hours in Australia, a child is born with cerebral palsy.
Diagnosed in early childhood, cerebral palsy is a physical disability that may also impact on a person's intellect, vision and sensory wellbeing. Funds raised throughout the year help people with cerebral palsy lead happier, healthier and more productive lives.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme is a new way of providing support and assistance to individuals with a disability and their family. It takes a lifetime approach, giving individuals the assistance they need early on so they can build their capacity for later in life.
Find out more about the NDIS here.
The CP Innovative Choices program was developed as a flexible option. It is the only program of its kind as it recognises people’s specific needs as well as their requirements for differing kinds of support. It empowers families and individuals to select, recruit and manage a support worker of their choice.
>>read more about Innovative Choices
We are indebted to our supporters for their generous donations of time, services and financial assistance.
We are especially grateful to TressCox lawyers for their ongoing support.
Centre of Research Excellence
CRE-CP is a National Health and Medical Research Council project aiming to improve the health and well-being of all people with CP and their families and involves health professionals, parents, carers and people with CP. Its ultimate goal is to improve the physical, mental, social and emotional health and well-being of people with CP. >>find out more