Cerebral Palsy affects a person’s daily living skills throughout life. The extent depends on the type of “CP” and the degree of involvement (severity). These organizations have chosen to provide treatment that enables those with CP to LIVE to their fullest.
Initially, two centers were located in the United States that are placing focus on the effects of the aging process on Cerebral Palsy. The first, is Gillette Lifetime in St. Paul, MN and the second is the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Phelps Center for Cerebral Palsy in Baltimore, MD.
After a little search word tweaking, a center affiliated with Columbia University was uncovered……the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center.
There is also one in CA named Center for Cerebral Palsy at UCLA.
Another university affiliated facility has come to light, Comprehensive Care for Cerebral Palsy @ the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
An organization with a similar name is the Comprehensive Cerebral Palsy Program located at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH.
Found another, Boston’s Children’s Hospital Cerebral Palsy Program which is associated with Harvard Medical School.
The Adult Cerebral Palsy Clinic affiliated with the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque is only open one day per month, but there are other associated clinics.
Yet another in the western part of the country is Aurora’s Children’s Hospital Colorado Orthopedics Institute.
It is on good authority that Dr. Margaret Turk of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Outpatient Clinic at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, NY is an expert in treating adults.