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There are 1,188 children in Idaho with CP. Playgrounds that were build before 2012 do not meet ADA’s standards of accessibility. Read up on the CDC’s latest numbers on CP.

 Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common motor disability in childhood. 1

Recent population-based studies from around the world report prevalence estimates of CP ranging from 1 to nearly 4 per 1,000 live births or per 1,000 children. 2-10

About 1 in 345 children (3 per 1,000 8-year-old children) in the United States have been identified with CP, according to 2010 estimates from CDC’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network. Read summaryexternal icon

The prevalence of CP is higher for children born preterm or at low birthweight.2-5, 10

In some parts of the world, there is evidence that the prevalence of CP has declined, particularly for children born at moderately or very low birthweight.2-4,10

CDC,, accessed April 11,2023

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