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Key Findings: Prevalence of cerebral palsy, co-occurring autism spectrum disorders, and motor functioning
The Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology journal has published a new study: “Prevalence of Cerebral Palsy, Co-Occurring Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Motor Functioning - Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, USA, 2008.”
(Published: October 22, 2013)

Are you prepared?
One family’s story how emergency preparedness can affect children with special health care needs.
(Published: September 23, 2013)

Cerebral Palsy Quiz
How much do you know about cerebral palsy? Take a quiz to find out and read one family’s personal experience with the condition.
(Published: March 18, 2013)

Cerebral Palsy: One Parent's Story
Read about one family's experience with cerebral palsy.
(Published: March 19, 2012)

Cerebral Palsy: Signs and Causes
Data Show that 1 in 303 children have cerebral palsy.
(Published: March 15, 2010)

Scientific Articles

These CDC scientific articles are listed in order of date published, from present to 2006.

2013

Maternal infections during pregnancy and cerebral palsy: A population-based cohort study.
Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 2013 Nov;27(6): 542-552.
Miller JE, Pedersen LH, Streja E, Bech BH, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Van Naarden Braun K, Schendel DE, Christensen D, Uldall P, Olsen J.
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Prevalence of cerebral palsy, co-occurring autism spectrum disorders, and motor functioning – Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, USA, 2008.
Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2013 Oct 1 [Epub ahead of print]
Christensen D, Van Naarden Braun K, Doernberg NS, Maenner MJ, Arneson CL, Durkin MS, Benedict RE, Kirby RS, Wingate MS, Fitzgerald R, Yeargin-Allsopp M.
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Congenital cerebral palsy and prenatal exposure to self-reported maternal infections, fever, or smoking.
American Journal of Obstetric and Gynecology. 2013 Oct;209(4):332.
Streja E, Miller JE, Bech BH, Greene N, Pedersen LH, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Van Naarden Braun K, Schendel DE, Christensen D, Uldall P, Olsen J.
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The role of migration and choice of denominator on the prevalence of cerebral palsyExternal Web Site Icon. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2013 Jun;55(6):520-6.
Van Naarden Braun K, Maenner MJ, Christensen D, Doernberg NS, Durkin MS, Kirby RS, Yeargin-Allsopp M.
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PublicationsMedical expenditures attributable to cerebral palsy and intellectual disability among Medicaid-enrolled children.
Res Dev Disabil. 2012 May; 33(3): 832-840.
Kancherla V, Amendah DD, Grosse SD, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Van Naarden Braun K.
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Children with cerebral palsy: racial disparities in functional limitations.
Epidemiology. 2012 Jan; 23(1):35-43.
Maenner MJ, Benedict RE, Arneson CL, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Wingate MS, Kirby RS, Van Naarden Braun K, Durkin MS.
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Feasibility and reliability of classifying gross motor function among children with cerebral palsy using population-based record surveillance.
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2011 Jan;25(1): 88-96.
Benedict RE, Patz J, Maenner MJ, Arneson CL, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Doernberg NS, Van Naarden Braun K, Kirby RS, Durkin MS.
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Trends in the Prevalence of Developmental Disabilities in US Children, 1997-2008.
Pediatrics. 2011 [epub ahead of print].
Boyle CA, Boulet S, Schieve L, Cohen RA, Blumberg SJ, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Visser S, Kogan MD.
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Prevalence and functioning of children with cerebral palsy in four areas the United States in 2006: A report from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network.
Research in Developmental Disabilities (2011), doi:10.1016/j.ridd.2010.12.042.
Kirby RS, Wingate MS, Van Naarden Braun K, Doernberg NS, Arneson CL, Benedict RE, Mulvihill B, Durkin MS, Fitzgerald RT, Maenner MJ, Patz JA, Yeargin-Allsopp M.
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Multiplicity and Early Gestational Age Contribute to an Increased Risk of Cerebral Palsy from Assisted Conception: A Population-based Cohort Study
Human Reproduction; 2010; 25(8); 2115-2123
Hvidtjorn D, Grove J, Schendel D, Svaerke C, Schieve LA, Uldall P, Ernst E, Jacobsson B, Thorsen P
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Prevalence of Developmental Disabilities and Receipt of Special Education Services among Children with an Inborn Error of Metabolism
Journal of Pediatrics; 2010;156; 420-426
Powell KC, Van Naarden Braun K, Singh RH, Shapira SK, Olney RS, Yeargin-Allsopp M
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Aging with Cerebral Palsy and Other Disabilities: Personal Reflections and Recommendations.
Journal of Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 2009; 51(Suppl. 4):11-14
Jones GC
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Cerebral Palsy: Classification and Epidemiology
Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Clinical North America; 2009; 20(3):425-452
Pakula A, Van Naarden Braun K, Yeargin-Allsopp M
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Cerebral Palsy and Preterm Birth: How Far Have We Come?
Pediatric Health; 2009; 3(2): 111-113
Schendel DE
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Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Delay in Children Born after Artificial Reproductive Techniques: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine; 2009;163:72-83
Hvidtjorn D, Schieve L, Schendel D, Jacobsson B, Svaerke C, Thorsen P
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Health Care Use and Health and Functional Impact of Developmental Disabilities among US Children, 1997-2005.
Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine; January 2009; 163(1):19-26
Boulet SL, Boyle CA, Schieve LA.
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Prevalence of Cerebral Palsy: Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, Three Sites United States 2004
Disability and Health Journal; 2009; 2 (1): 45-48
Arneson CL, Durkin MS, Benedict RE, Kirby RS, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Van Naarden Braun K, Doernberg NS
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Asphyxia-Related Risk Factors and Their Timing in Spastic Cerebral Palsy
British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; 2008; 115(12):1518-1528
Nielsen L, Schendel D, Grove J, Hvidtjorn D, Jacobsson B, Jossiassen T, Vestergaard M, Uldall P, Thorsen P
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Prevalence of Cerebral Palsy in 8-Year-Old Children in Three Areas of the United States in 2002: A Multisite Collaboration
Pediatrics 2008; 121(3):547-554
Yeargin-Allsopp M, Van Naarden Braun K, Doernberg N, Benedict P, Kirby R, Durkin M
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Cerebral Palsy in Children Born after In Vitro Fertilization: The Role of Preterm Delivery - A Population Based, Cohort Study
Pediatrics 2006; 118 (2):475-482
Hvidtjorn D, Grove J, Schendel D, Vaeth M, Ernst E, Nielsen K, Thorsen P
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Prevalence of four developmental disabilities among children aged 8 years — Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program, 1996 and 2000. In: Surveillance Summaries,
January 27, 2006. MMWR 2006;55(No. SS-1).
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Additional Selected Articles

Neurologic disorders among pediatric deaths associated with the 2009 pandemic influenza.
Pediatrics; Epub 2012 May.
Blanton L, Peacock G, Cox C, Jhung M, Finelli L.
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Economic Costs Associated with Mental Retardation, Cerebral Palsy, Hearing Loss, and Vision Impairment --- United States, 2003
MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; 2004; 53(3):57-59
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Increased Mortality in Children and Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities
Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology; 2002; 16(4):375-382
Decoufle P, Autry A
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Public Health Issues Related to Infection in Pregnancy and Cerebral Palsy
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews; 2002; 8(1):39-45
Schendel DE, Schuchat A, Thorsen P
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Trends in the Prevalence of Cerebral Palsy in a Population-based Study
Pediatrics; 2002; 110(6):1220-1225
Winter S, Autry A, Boyle C, Yeargin-Allsopp M
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Contribution of Sickle Cell Disease to the Occurrence of Developmental Disabilities: A Population-based Study
Genetics in Medicine; 2001; 3(3):181-186
Ashley-Koch A, Murphy CC, Khoury MJ, Boyle C
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Kernicterus in Full-term Infants --- United States, 1994--1998
MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; 2001;50:491-494
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Increased Risk for Developmental Disabilities in Children Who Have Major Birth Defects: A Population-based Study
Pediatrics; 2001; 108(3):728-734
Decoufle P, Boyle CA, Paulozzi LJ, Lary JM
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Prenatal magnesium sulfate exposure and the risk for cerebral palsy or mental retardation among very low-birth-weight children aged 3 to 5 years. JAMA. 1996 Dec 11; 276(22): 1805-10.
Schendel DE, Berg CJ, Yeargin-Allsopp M, Boyle CA, Decoufle P.
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