my daughter is 9 years old she was diagnosed with epilepsy at 6 months old . in october a educational psychologist was called to my daughter she was adament there seems to be a brain injury possibly lack of oxygen to the brain and was reffered to a community paediatric dr as well as her normal consultant for epilepsy she was reffered to occupational assessment a report was made that she has low muscle tone, retained ATNR, tonic co contraction, bi lateral , considerable motor problems . she also has rythmic jerking when she sleeps her feet legs arms shoulders and hands are rythmically jerking epilepsy related has been ruled out as she was doing this rythmic jerk under a sleep deprived eeg . teamed with the lack of oxygen to the brain is it possible this could be cerebral palsy she also has learning disabilities and problems with pains in her legs
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