Today, the future is brighter than ever before for Mary, Juan Carlos, and all the other children with cerebral palsy.

Nurses working with this population can play a valuable role in identifying medical, developmental, and educational issues, and helping families make the right connections to address these problems.


Sandy Keefe is also the author of a number of other courses published at

Three of the courses are particularly applicable for nurses and other health professionals working with children and families with disabilities.

Their names and links are:

Families With Disabled Children Part One: Grieving

Families with Disabled Children Part Two: Early Intervention

Families with Disabled Children Part Three: Integration