It is estimated that 1 in 400 babies born in the UK have a type of cerebral palsy. The Office for National Statistics figures indicate that with a birth rate in England and Wales of around 700,000 per year there may be as many as 1,700 new cases of cerebral palsy in children each year.
There are many organisations and charities which support people with cerebral palsy. Cerebralpalsy.org.uk provides support by offering impartial information on a broad range of subjects that people affected by CP should find useful. As you navigate the site you will find tips, guides and advice available to aid those who are impacted by the condition.