A cornerstone of cerebral palsy treatment be it for mobility, speech, or daily tasks, is therapy. The skills that a two-year-old needs to discover his or her surrounding are different from those that an older child needs in school, or an older person needs to become independent. Thus, the Cerebral Palsy therapy must reflect these changing goals and requirements. There are many types of therapy for children with cerebral palsy. Some of these include physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy and behavior therapy.
The four major types of therapy which improve the mobility, resilience, adaptability and communication skills of CP patients are: