ABOUT CEREBRAL PALSY
Cerebral Palsy Classification Systems
Three systems are used today to determine the level of a child’s physical abilities in relation to CP:
For gross motor functions (e.g., walking, running, jumping, standing, sitting, speed, balance, coordination), the Gross Motor Function Classification System, or GMFCS, is used.
These images come from the Cerebral Palsy Alliance: (https://cerebralpalsy.org.au)
For everyday communication, the Communication Function Classification System, or CFCS, is used.