A Family’s Journey With Cerebral Palsy

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Baby Mark — nearly 1 year old — is studying his outstretched hand. The hand moves ever so slightly, more from gravity than intention, and Mark keeps gazing at this strange new object. It’s the first time Mark has contemplated his hand with such concentration, so I am watching, too. Absorbed in the sight, suspended in time, wondering what this discovery might mean about my little boy’s brain.

Read more of Tina Calabro’s article on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website.