Let’s Talk CP. We’re In This Together

Let’s Talk CP. We’re In This Together

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Welcome! The Cerebral Palsy Foundation is connecting the Cerebral Palsy community one podcast at a time with “Let’s Talk CP” - the new podcast series bringing you education, conversation, support and much more on a variety of topics. 

Join Jason Benetti, White Sox and ESPN sports announcer, and friends, as we get real with families, clinicians and researchers asking the questions you want to know about your CP journey. We’re all in this together.

Have a topic you’d love to learn more about? Please email us at info@yourcpf.org

Episode 1. Introduction of "Let’s Talk CP". What Questions Should You Be Asking Your Child’s Clinician?

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Our “Let’s Talk CP” podcast series kicks off with a great conversation about what questions to ask your child’s clinician when your child has cerebral palsy. How should you prepare for a medical appointment? What questions should you ask? Should you get a second opinion? Join Cerebral Palsy Foundation host, Cynthia Frisina as she shares candid talk, lessons learned and great advice with fellow moms, Wendy Sullivan and Jennifer Lyman

Episode 2. Let’s Talk CP. What Should You Expect at Your Child’s Medical Appointment with Dr. Lisa Thornton

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Preparing yourself and your child well for medical appointments means a better experience for everyone.  Our “Let’s Talk CP” podcast series continues Cerebral Palsy Foundation host, Cynthia Frisina talking with Physiatrist Dr. Lisa Thornton about cerebral palsy, spasticity and what to expect at many kinds of medical appointments. Questions include what to expect when procedures like botulinum toxin injections are recommended, how to talk with a clinician when “little ears” are listening, and much more.

Episode 3. Let’s Talk CP. Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Hank Chambers Shares Advice & More for Parents of Kids with Cerebral Palsy

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Wondering what to expect if your child has an appointment with a pediatric orthopedic surgeon? Still confused about the different types and levels of cerebral palsy? Cerebral Palsy Foundation host, Cynthia Frisina talks in depth with pediatric orthopedic surgeon Dr. Hank Chambers, who is also the father of an adult son with CP, about different considerations for different ages and stages of a child with cerebral palsy. Dr. Hank Chambers is refreshingly compassionate and informative with great insight for families.