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Collaborators

Below are the organizations who have come together to provide a unified voice for advocacy for Cerebral Palsy.
OrganizationMissionRepresentative
American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental MedicineTo provide multidisciplinary scientific education for health professionals and promote excellence in research and services for the benefit of people with and at risk for cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities.  Tamara Waggester, Executive Director
American Academy of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationAAPM&R serves its member physicians by advancing the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation, promoting excellence in physiatric practice, and advocating on public policy issues related to persons with disabling conditions.Joline Bradenburg, MD
American Physical Therapy Association: Pediatric SectionTo promote the highest quality of life for all children, people with developmental disabilities and their families.Mary Gannotti, PhD
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research FoundationWe fund the brightest US-based researchers to change what’s possible for cerebral palsy.Michael Pearlmutter, executive Director
CP CollaborativeTo provide a unified voice of cerebral palsy related organizations to strategically affect mutually agreed upon research, education, awareness, support and public policy initiatives for the benefit of individuals with cerebral palsy across the lifespan.Jennifer Lyman, Coordinator
Cerebral Palsy Foundation The Cerebral Palsy Foundation is a catalyst for positive change in the cerebral palsy community, increasing awareness and support for research and leading the way in advocacy for cerebral palsy initiative funding across the lifespan.Rachel Byrne, Executive Director and
Cynthia Frisina, VP of Strategic Partnerships
Cerebral Palsy Research NetworkTo improve treatments and outcomes for people with cerebral palsy through high quality clinical research and quality initiatives.Paul Gross, CEO
United Cerebral PalsyTo be the indispensable resource for individuals with cerebral palsy and other disabilities, their families, and their communitiesAnita Porco, Chapter Coordinator