My CP Guide launched
After two years of extensive consultation and research, the My CP Guide website has been launched.
The My CP Guide website provides credible and up-to-date information on cerebral palsy from early diagnosis, therapies, interventions and support services for people with cerebral palsy, their family members and supports, and healthcare professionals.
People with cerebral palsy were involved in every aspect of the development of My CP Guide. The website was funded under the Australian Government’s Information Linkages and Capacity Building program (ILC) in 2020, and recently had funding expended until June 2024 with the goal to provide more relevant video content, information resources in Easy English, and personal stories from our community.
My CP Guide has been developed by a consortium of Australian organisations, led by Cerebral Palsy Australia, Ability First Australia, Cerebral Palsy Alliance and the Cerebral Palsy Support Network. These organisations are committed to delivering high-quality, accessible information to people with cerebral palsy, their family members, supporters, communities, and the services they access.
My CP Guide aims to improve everyday outcomes for people with cerebral palsy and their support networks. The My CP Guide team has found and assessed the most current and credible information on cerebral palsy from across the world. The team of people who have worked on this project have experience in disability services, education, research, and resource creation, with many advisors to the project also having lived experience of cerebral palsy.
To ensure the information on My CP Guide is credible, accurate and relevant, the team has consulted with an expert panel and established rules and processes for developing and sharing information.
My CP Guide is fundamental to the delivery of a key element of the Australian and New Zealand Cerebral Palsy Strategy: to promote inclusion and active participation in all aspects of life, from an individual level to a community and society level, for people with cerebral palsy and their families.
For more information and to become involved with MY CP Guide visit My CP Guide | Cerebral Palsy Australia