The Hibbot: Giving Children with Cerebral Palsy the Chance to Walk (Video)

The Hibbot: Giving Children with Cerebral Palsy the Chance to Walk .Meet Yano De Laet, a young boy who suffers from Cerebral Palsy. Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a permanent movement disorder caused by a lesion in the developmental brain which causes muscle weakness, abnormal tone, movement disorders and balance problems. The brain damage often occurs before or during the birth of the child, and there is no cure for the condition. Yano regularly undergoes consultations at the Cerebral Palsy Reference Center at Pellenberg, UZ Leuven in Belgium, and after hearing about the Hibbot, his doctor thought he would be an ideal candidate for the project. Continue reading “The Hibbot: Giving Children with Cerebral Palsy the Chance to Walk (Video)”