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Words of Wisdom for Parents of Children with Cerebral Palsy

Raising a child with a long-term injury like cerebral palsy (CP) is difficult, but you are not alone. Thankfully, there are countless people who have shared your experience and penned books to help parents and their children navigate any challenges that may arise. Here are a few that our attorneys at Brown & Barron, LLC recommend.

Ceana Has CP

C. Fran Card

Ceana Has CP details a day in the life of a girl living with cerebral palsy. This is a fun, well-written book about how some people with disabilities prefer to be treated, and it is beautifully illustrated in watercolor. A great resource for anyone who has children with CP, as well as for elementary school teachers and daycare workers, it teaches how to strive for tolerance in a world that lacks understanding for people with disabilities.

Learn more here.

Life with Jake: A Father's Story

Kirby Wilkins

This is the story of a father raising his son with CP. It is a beautifully written, honest, and heartfelt narrative of a father bonding with his son. Readers will enjoy the author’s dry wit and frank insights.

Learn more here.

This Kid Can Fly: It’s About Ability (NOT Disability)

Aaron Philip

In this uplifting memoir, 14-year-old Aaron Philip details his journey from being a baby in Antigua to a teenage artist living in New York City. This book aims to shed light on the ways in which disabilities are perceived by others and how a good attitude and sense of humor can get you through any of life’s challenges.

Learn more here.

C Is for Cerebral Palsy: A Child's View (ABC's of Childhood Challenges)

Amy Elizabeth Sturkey

This is an excellent book that helps explain CP to children, family, and caregivers with an educational yet easy-to-understand style. It helps parents and children understand the life of a person with CP by utilizing a great mix of empathy and intelligence. It includes numerous excellent suggestions for parents, teachers, and kids.

Learn more here.

My Friend Suhana: A Story of Friendship and Cerebral Palsy (Growing with Love)

Shaila Abdullah

This endearing book about CP is told from the perspective of a child with a friend who has CP. Although Suhana cannot walk, talk, or play the way the other children can, her friend describes how different and amazing their relationship is with each other.

Learn more here.

Did Your Child Suffer a Preventable Injury? Contact Us Today.

If your child developed CP due to a medical error, our Baltimore attorneys can help you identify any and all liable parties and fight to recover the compensation you need to get your child the high-quality care they deserve. At Brown & Barron, LLC, we make it our mission to protect families’ rights against large hospitals and insurance companies.

We encourage you to contact us today at (410) 698-1717 to schedule a free consultation with our team.

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