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Large Amplitude Training for Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Planning and Feasibility Study (2012)

This was a  “Planning and Feasibility Study” investigating an approach that was previously successful in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Individuals with cerebral palsy (CP) often have challenges walking. This

Effects of Transcranial Direct Cortical Stimulations in Cortical Plasticity and Motor Learning in Children with Cerebral Palsy (2012)

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Overview Individuals with CP can struggle to walk and learn on time with their peers. This grant seeks to test a new form of treatment that

Collaborative Study of Robotic Assisted Therapy in Children (2011)

This project involved robotically-assisted (repetitive) physical therapy to improve mobility of arms and hands in children with CP.  A collaborative group included researchers from Blythedale Children’s Hospital, Riley Hospital

Learn from Every Patient at Every Visit: a Pilot Program for Children with Cerebral Palsy (2011)

The project “Learn from Every Patient” involved 1000 children with cerebral palsy to find the best treatments and apply new standards.  The results of this project have been implemented

Early Grant Recipients

Baclofen Pump Research Several research projects headed by Dr. Leland Albright, a pioneer in the use of the Baclofen Pump (ITB Therapy, or intrathecal baclofen therapy) which is a