Janet, Jenner &
Suggs LLC has awarded grants totaling $20,000 to two grass-roots cerebral palsy
organizations as part of its Cerebral Palsy Awareness Grants Program.
Firm Awards Grants to Cerebral Palsy Groups
the CP Group, Brandywine, MD, and the
Palsy Network, Lacey, WA.
to give back to the cerebral palsy community in a way that would help further
public education about prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cerebral palsy.
Both organizations are doing this in unique ways, said Howard Janet, managing
The CP Group
focuses on adults with cerebral palsy, while the CP Network works primarily with
children and families.
Palsy Network will use the grant money to expand its parent-to-parent
information and support capabilities. The CP Group will use its grant to help
underwrite its national conference for adults with cerebral palsy the only
conference of its kind in the world, according to organizers. The conference was
held Oct. 19-22 in Arlington, VA.
established it's Cerebral Palsy Awareness Grants Program in 2006 as a way to help
grassroots organizations provide information, support and hope to individuals
and families affected by cerebral palsy. A special focus of the grants program
is to bring attention to the preventable causes of cerebral palsy. The firm has
gained national attention by litigating cases which clearly showed how cerebral
palsy could have been prevented with proper medical care during the birthing
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