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Why don't people understand that those with CP can have normal iq?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Ignorance

Ignorance is probably the best answer. Because people with CP may talk or walk differently the assumption usually is that they are not as intelligent.
While some people with CP do have lower iqs and learning problems this is by no means the rule.

In brief: Ignorance

Ignorance is probably the best answer. Because people with CP may talk or walk differently the assumption usually is that they are not as intelligent.
While some people with CP do have lower iqs and learning problems this is by no means the rule.
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