What IT Is Like To Live WITh Cerebral Palsy?

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What IT Is Like To Live WITh Cerebral Palsy?

Stuck in Neutral, a novel written by Terry Trueman. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about this disability.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is cerebral palsy?
    • A. 

      A group of movement disorders

    • B. 

      An issue in the brain

    • C. 

      A disability that makes it hard to walk

    • D. 

      I don't know

  • 2. 
    Which of these are some of the symptoms of cerebral palsy?
    • A. 

      Problems with vision

    • B. 

      Problems with speaking

    • C. 

      Problems with swallowing

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    How did the boy from 'Stuck in Neutral' feel?
    • A. 

      He had the desire to be truly known by someone

    • B. 

      He was irritated by people

    • C. 

      He was sad

    • D. 

      I don't know

  • 4. 
    How many types of cerebral palsy are there?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 5. 
    What can cause cerebral palsy?
    • A. 

      Certain infections during pregnancy such as toxoplasmosis or rubella

    • B. 

      Abnormal development or damage to the parts of the brain that control movement, balance and posture.

    • C. 

      Exposure to methylmercury during pregnancy

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    How did the boy's father feel?
    • A. 

      Angry

    • B. 

      Worried and sad

    • C. 

      Apathetic

    • D. 

      Happy

  • 7. 
    What did the main character feel was positive about his condition?
    • A. 

      His family

    • B. 

      His positivity

    • C. 

      His memory

    • D. 

      I don't know

  • 8. 
    What are some of the struggles children with cerebral palsy face?
    • A. 

      Bullying

    • B. 

      Inability to eat on their own

    • C. 

      Pain

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What was the main character worried about most when he thought of his father?
    • A. 

      Euthenasia

    • B. 

      His father's fears

    • C. 

      His father's depression

    • D. 

      His father's anger

  • 10. 
    What did the main character dislike most about people around him?
    • A. 

      His condition

    • B. 

      When they talked down to him.

    • C. 

      Being babied

    • D. 

      His parent's concerns