If your child has asthma, you know that lots of things -- from secondhand smoke to plant and tree pollen -- can trigger an asthma attack.
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of disorders that affect balance, movement, and muscle tone. “Cerebral” means the disorder is related to the brain, and “palsy” refers to weakness or a muscle problem.
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder, which means you get if from your parents at birth. It affects the way your body makes mucus, a substance that helps your organs and systems work.
If you've just learned that your child is visually impaired, you are probably trying to sort out how serious the problem is, where to get help, and what this means for your child's future.
Down syndrome is a genetic condition that causes mild to serious physical and developmental problems.