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My name is laura smith in november of last year i was diagnosed with cerebral palsy after 25 years, in the past two months i have aquired hearing aids and an orthotic in my shoe, i suffered from spaticity in my leg but was discharged when i was fourteen, when i walk my left turns inwards, upon going the orthotics the lady who saw me said that my left leg is considerably longer than the other which is a common sign in cerebral palsy, the neurologist has discharged me so its a case of oh by the way u have cerebral palsy just get on with it, i dont understand it nobody has given me answers all i have been is fobbed off, the one thing i would like to know is what are the i implications as i get older my little boy is disabled he is stronger than me now what is it going to be like in the future. i have physio and o.t input and they are helping with my posture, certain things that they cannot change. is their a fine line between mild cerebral palsy and dyspraxia, i am sorry to keep going on i cant get my head around it. How has it never been found out before any information would be greatly received Thank you Laura xx Sorry for moaning xx