I have wondered if cerebral palsy and the startle reflex is commonly associated with it, does everyone with cerebral palsy have the startle reflex?
For those of you who live with cerebral palsy it is possible that most of you deal with some startle reflex. You will appreciate that I am trying to keep up with reader demand and because this is currently my … Continue reading
I’ve written a lot on the topic of tight muscles, startle reflex, and cerebral palsy. But being that it is winter I thought it was worth revisiting. This winter, I noticed an improvement in these areas for me, and I … Continue reading
Canadian winters means: snow, cold temperatures, and for me an internal coldness for me. The thing that goes hand-in-hand with that is tight muscles. This realization means that I learned my personal limits and to listen to my body.
I am attempting what feels like the impossible here. How to describe cerebral palsy to a child that has it: I am not sure that it is entirely necessary to do this. I mean, I grew up knowing something was … Continue reading
This post comes out of a recent comment I received:”Have your issues with (startle reflex) remained pretty steady, or do you notice fluctuations?” I thought that my answer would probably be too in depth to simply call for a response. … Continue reading
This question, I received recently from a reader. This is the second part in a series. The first can be found here. I would hazard a guess that triggers of startle reflex impact people with Cerebral Palsy differently. Much like Cerebral … Continue reading
Piece of chalk and blackboard (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Part 2 can be found here A reader recently asked several questions pertaining to startle reflex. Because of the complexity of the questions I’ve chosen to create a series of posts answering … Continue reading
I feel like the best way to describe startle reflex to people that don’t have cerebral palsy is this. You know when your in a trance like state thanks to daydreaming? And then someone comes up to you, says your … Continue reading