Research & Policy Briefs

Research Briefs 

Cerebral Palsy: Why Patients Experience More Medical Conditions, Greater Health Care Usage and Higher Costs

Cerebral Palsy                                   

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Cerebral palsy (CP) is a lifelong neurological condition present at birth and is often associated with challenges in physical movement. Restrictions in daily activities and communication caused by CP can lead to increased risk for health complications. This is why children with CP are more likely to experience health problems.

 

 

 

Policy Briefs

Social isolation and loneliness are serious health concerns for adults with disabilities. COVID-19 has magnified the problem.

 

CHRT health policy brief

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Social distancing guidelines have increased social isolation and loneliness for many adults with disabilities, as their caregivers and family members have been unable to visit.  Learn how some states are fighting back against loneliness in adults with disabilities.