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Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that affect a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture. CP is the most common motor disability in childhood. CDC estimates that an average of 1 in 323 children in the U.S. have CP.

Community Report


The Community Report is an important resource—it highlights the ADDM Network’s data on cerebral palsy in a way that is useful for stakeholders living in communities across the United States.

Boy holding A, B, and C wooden blocks


Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, behave, and move. CDC has checklists to help parents and others track a child’s development.

Image of toddler attempting to crawl up steps


Concerned about your child’s physical development but not sure what to do?
Try this new tool for parents.