The CRE-CP is a five year project funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council that aims to improve the health and well-being of all people affected by cerebral palsy and their families. Leading researchers, clinicians and allied health professionals are joining forces with parents, carers and persons with cerebral palsy in a concerted effort to bring about change in the management and treatment of cerebral palsy.

New podcast: What's sleep got to do with it?

This episode is all about sleep and possible ways to improve this for children with physical disabilities.

2 Nov 2017


Pilot study: Gabapentin

Researchers from the Dyskinesia Research Group of the CRE-CP are coordinating a pilot study on gabapentin, a medication used to manage pain in children with dystonic cerebral palsy.

28 Jul 2017


New: Cerebral palsy information guide for families

An updated information guide for families has been written primarily for parents who have a child with cerebral palsy.

27 Jul 2017


KT Fellowship update: Dyskinesia

As part of her Fellowship Dr Kirsty Stewart has developed a toolkit of existing reliable and valid tools to comprehensively identify and classify dyskinesia, and measure its severity and impact. The toolkit is being printed and we are now facilitating workshops across Australia and New Zealand.

25 Jul 2017


Videos: Cerebral Palsy Education Events

The CRE-CP is pleased to have recorded a number of sessions in partnership with the AusACPDM at the recent Cerebral Palsy Education events in Melbourne. Videos of select presentations are now available for free viewing.

6 Jun 2017