For most parents, when they receive a diagnosis of cerebral palsy for their child they experience confusion and strong emotions. Every parent searches for the best way of supporting their child. We know that each child with cerebral palsy is unique and every child can be supported to fulfil their individual potential, goals and aspirations. Here Prue Golland from Cerebral Palsy Alliance talks about cerebral palsy — what it is, how it is caused and how it is generally described. Prue will also introduce some of the treatments that are available.