Cerebral Palsy Program

University of Michigan Cerebral Palsy Comprehensive Care provides the highest quality of individualized medical care, education and other resources for individuals, families and caregivers of people with cerebral palsy utilizing a person centered approach.

Care for people with cerebral palsy is complex and requires the expertise of a variety of health care providers from multiple specialty areas. At the University of Michigan, nationally recognized specialists work together to provide comprehensive, coordinated care for people with cerebral palsy including cutting edge research and treatment. The comprehensive cerebral palsy team is made up of the following professionals:

  • Clinical nurse specialists
  • Developmental pediatricians
  • Neurologists
  • Neuropsychologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Occupational therapists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Specialists
  • Physical therapists
  • Recreational therapists
  • Rehabilitation engineers
  • Speech and language pathologists