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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
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A 4-year-old boy with cerebral palsy would have normal growth on the CDC growth charts.

_____ True _____ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “A 4-year-old boy with cerebral palsy would have normal growth on the CDC growth charts” is true or false.

Introduction: Cerebral palsy is the most common type of motor disability in children due to an abnormality of the brain. Children with cerebral palsy have difficulty in eating, walking, talking, and maintaining their balance. CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) specialized growth charts are consulted for recommendations for children who are older than 24 months.

Explanation

The growth of children with special health care needs is different from a normal child. Therefore, specialized growth charts are required according to their conditions. However, a 4-year-old boy with cerebral palsy has no growth-related problems but he suffers from motor disability...

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