Question: Can you date someone with cerebral palsy?

“Can you date someone with cerebral palsy?” Yes of course! Dating someone with a disability is no different from dating a non-disabled person. If there is one thing the entire human race has in common, it is the ability to love and want to be loved.

How can you include someone with cerebral palsy?

When talking about someone with CP, say “someone with cerebral palsy” or “someone living with cerebral palsy.” Do not refer to someone as “spastic” or “spaz.”

What is the life expectancy of someone with CP?

Generally, children born with cerebral palsy can expect to live between 30 and 70 years on average. Those with the longest life expectancies usually have more mobility, better medical care and adaptive equipment and greater autonomy and independence. There is no cure for cerebral palsy and the condition lasts for life.

Does cerebral palsy shorten your life?

Cerebral palsy patients go on to live a healthy and normal life as they transition into adulthood. Severe cerebral palsy can decrease life expectancy due to significant physical and intellectual impairments and associated health conditions.

Does cerebral palsy mean mental retardation?

Mental retardation: Some, although not all, children with cerebral palsy are affected by mental retardation. Generally, the more severe the retardation, the more severe the disability overall. Seizures: About one-third of people with cerebral palsy have seizures.

Whats the life expectancy of someone with cerebral palsy?

Generally, children born with cerebral palsy can expect to live between 30 and 70 years on average. Those with the longest life expectancies usually have more mobility, better medical care and adaptive equipment and greater autonomy and independence. There is no cure for cerebral palsy and the condition lasts for life.

What is the lifespan of someone with CP?

Generally, children born with cerebral palsy can expect to live between 30 and 70 years on average. Those with the longest life expectancies usually have more mobility, better medical care and adaptive equipment and greater autonomy and independence. There is no cure for cerebral palsy and the condition lasts for life.

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