Resources

Here are some helpful links to agencies, organizations and documents addressing issues related to cerebral palsy for both consumers and professionals.

Consumer/Medical Information

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California Children’s Services
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California Regional Centers
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Reaching for the Stars
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Stem Cell Research Fact Sheet
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Tarjan Center for Developmental Disabilities at UCLA
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UCLA Intervention Program
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United Cerebral Palsy

 Recreation/Fitness Resources

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Adaptive Tricycles
A brief guide of features and considerations for children with CP
 casacolina Casa Colina Outdoor Adventures – a program that focuses on empowering people with disabilities by creating opportunities through challenging and exciting activities
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Exercise and Recreation Resources in the Los Angeles area
 IFC Inclusive Fitness Coalition – a cross-section of the disability rights, sports, health/fitness and civil rights communities dedicated to promoting equitable access to, and safe use of, fitness and recreational equipment, facilities, and programs
 NHCpad National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability – links to ongoing program fitness and exercise initiatives across the nation. Includes items on health promotion and nutrition, research and videos of adaptive sports, recreation and access
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Special Olympics
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US Adaptive Recreation Center
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UCLA Adaptive Recreation Program

 Equipment/Clothing

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ABLDenim
– jeans for children and adults with physical disabilities, also offers tailoring services to adapt clothing to individual physical needs
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Adaptive Mall
 – a catalogue of adaptive cycles and other equipment for people with disabilities
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Hatchbacks
– specialized sneakers and shoes for children that are easier to put on and take off, with or without AFOs
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Keeping Pace
– shoes for children and adults with AFOs or adaptive footwear

 

 

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