Advice & Support

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Advice & Support

CP Support Canada is a place where you can ask questions, connect with families facing similar challenges and gain insight to help a child with cerebral palsy thrive.

Navigating life while caring for a child with cerebral palsy can be tough. Use the resources below to learn about common challenges, emotions, and how we can help, or find financial or legal support that might be available to you.

Dealing with Fatigue

Feeling physically and emotionally exhausted is common among parents whose child has cerebral palsy. By recognizing the causes of caregiver burnout, you can develop the right coping strategies to ensure you and your family will thrive.

Maintaining a Healthy Mind

Experiencing your child’s cerebral palsy diagnosis can fill you with uncertainty, fear, anger, and many other emotions as you navigate this journey. That’s why caring for your mental health is just as important as providing sufficient care for your child.

Family Activity

Quality time with loved ones is important for the development of a child. Learn more about the benefits of building strong family relationships and how to incorporate family activities into your child’s daily life.

Financial Support

Children with cerebral palsy often need specialized equipment and support to participate in everyday activities. You may be entitled to financial support to help reduce costs related to your child’s needs.

Legal Support

If you have questions about what caused your child's injury and whether or not it could have been prevented, our team of medical and legal professionals are here to help.
Providing free and confidential advice to parents to help protect your child’s future

Connect with other Parents

Connecting with a community of parents who share a similar experience can make all the difference when navigating the challenges that come with caring for a loved one. Our online network of families offers a culture of kindness and understanding and is a place for knowledge sharing - parent to parent.

Parent resources

Parent resources and community connection

Whether you’re looking to gain insight, make informed decisions, or need a friendly ear, we provide up-to-date knowledge, resources and can connect you with families just like yours.

CP Smile Project

The CP Smile Project is a community project that helps ensure children with cerebral palsy have access to recreational opportunities that allow them to engage in play and community involvement. We give monthly bursaries to families to help them provide the support needed for their child to engage in play and have fun.