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Better Start for Children with Disability provides Australian children with cerebral palsy improved access to early intervention services. Eligible children will be able to access up to $12,000 in early intervention funding. This can be used to fund treatment provided by CPtherapy.

CPtoys is an iPhone and iPad application that has been designed to match toys to upper limb treatment goals for young children with cerebral palsy.

CPteaching provides the latest, high quality, evidence-based education to therapists working with children with cerebral palsy.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is an organisation that provides family-centred therapies, life skills programs, equipment and support for people living with cerebral palsy and their families. It is a very useful resource for all families of children with cerebral palsy.

CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research is a research and educational centre located at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  Our research is focused on improving the lives of children and youth with disabilities and their families.

The Cochrane Library is a collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.

The Cerebral Palsy Support Network (CPSN) is a not-for-profit organisation providing information and support services to people living with cerebral palsy and their families. CPSN helps to empower individuals to lead more independent lives and provide support in a variety of ways to their families. The CPSN office is based in Melbourne, Australia and offers people a number of programs and services throughout Victoria.

The Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service (VPRS) specifically caters for children and adolescents who, as a result of injury, medical/surgical intervention, or functional impairment, will benefit from a program of developmentally appropriate, time-limited, goal-focussed multidisciplinary rehabilitation. This includes children and adolescents with congenital, developmental-based or acquired conditions amenable to rehabilitation. VPRS is comprised of two inpatient services at the Royal Childrens Hospital and Southern Health and eight ambulatory services at Ballarat Health Services, Barwon Health, Bendigo Health Care Group, Eastern Health, Goulburn Valley Health, Southern Health and the Royal Childrens Hospital.