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[Perspectives] Cerebral palsy

Thanks to my insightful and industrious academic colleagues, the challenge of writing this column usually lies in trying to do justice to a heap of monographs and articles in a few hundred words. Compared with cholera, cancer, or hysteria, though, cerebral palsy has provoked little historical scholarship—a curious omission at a time when the recovery of lost voices and experiences lies at the heart of historiographical practice. Even after a century and more of research and debate, in the words of the neurologists Anamarija Kavčič and David B Vodušek, “it is still easier to explain what cerebral palsy is not”.