As a comprehensive resource for everything related to cerebral palsy, MyChild™ provides information, tips, resources, encouragement and inspiration to individuals touched by cerebral palsy.
Most parents today are so busy with medical appointments, family obligations, and work that it can be difficult, if not impossible, to spend hours looking for resources. MyChild™’s comprehensive website is designed as a one-stop destination for information about information, resources, inspiration and sources of support. The information is on one website for easy, time-sensitive access day or night. And, when you have questions, our call center representatives are available to assist.
Finding the resources and support can seem overwhelming and cumbersome. MyChild™ hopes to connect you with the information you need, when you need it. We enjoy hearing from our families, so please feel comfortable in calling our call center at .
At MyChild™, we help by providing two essential services – information and support. On this website, information can be located on a diverse array of topics. Support, however, can be found by contacting our call center, or visiting our online forums and social media pages. How MyChild™ Can Help »
Using our site is simple. We’ve compiled information into easily accessible pages that provide information and materials on several subjects. It’s format is designed to be user-friendly and informative so people can seek – and find – information quickly. How to Use Our Site »
Hope and healing are words we take seriously at MyChild™ because we care for, and believe in children. If you have questions, need information or a source of inspiration, we’re here to help. Give us a call – we’d love to hear from you. About Us »
For more than three decades, Ken Stern has fought for the rights of children with special needs. His zealous representation of families is indicative of his unfailing commitment to children with cerebral palsy. More than that, however, Ken is on a mission to ensure families have all of the resources they need. About Ken Stern »
It is our belief that knowledge is power. The easier it is to ascertain how cerebral palsy will affect a loved one, what can be done to ease discomfort, and how to help build a quality life with joy and confidence, the easier the journey becomes. MyChild™’s comprehensive database of resources is designed to disseminate information in a one-stop, one-source manner that eliminates the need to spend hours searching for resources. Information »
Using our site is simple. We’ve compiled information into easily accessible pages that provide information and materials on several subjects. It’s format is designed to be user-friendly and informative so people can seek – and find – information quickly. Resources »
The MyChild™ Call Center, our microsites, and our social media platforms are designed to support those touched by cerebral palsy. If you or your child has cerebral palsy, you’re not alone. MyChild™ is along for the journey from the moment a family is awaiting or receiving diagnosis, to when they begin managing care plans, maximizing cerebral palsy’s potential and transitioning into adulthood. Support »
From a child’s first, tentative step to the mastery of an activity or a profession, inspiration can be found in every minute of every day on into adulthood. Every story – and that of his or her family – is a tale of mythic proportions with obstacles and achievements and challenges and solutions. These are tales of hope, supercharged. Unlimited Inspiration »
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