Mixed cerebral palsy

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Mixed cerebral palsy is a term for a situation in which a person's cerebral palsy includes symptoms of ataxic cerebral palsy, dyskinetic cerebral palsy and spastic cerebral palsy simultaneously. No two people with mixed cerebral palsy are exactly alike; the differences in symptoms, severity, and needed adaptations between individuals with mixed CP vary very steeply and thus a case by case response from the medical profession is often needed. As a result of its heterogeneous nature, often adaptations from several different CP-treatment orientations have to be combined, sometimes in creative ways, to assist the person with things like navigation, information processing, and activities of daily living.