It's Loud Shirt Day!
Hope you're wearing your brightest shirt to show your support for deaf kids.
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It's Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day!
Cerebral Palsy or CP is a motor movement disorder which can affect the brain, muscles and nerves of an individual. Various studies have found that of those with CP, around 12-13% have a documented hearing impairment (1,2).
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1. Dufresne, D., Dagenais, L., Shevell, M. I., & REPACQ Consortium. (2014). Epidemiology of severe hearing impairment in a population-based cerebral palsy cohort. Pediatric neurology, 51(5), 641-644.
2. Reid, S. M., Modak, M. B., Berkowitz, R. G., & Reddihough, D. S. (2011). A population‐based study and systematic review of hearing loss in children with cerebral palsy. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 53(11), 1038-1045.