In a message dated 9/28/02 7:29:06 AM, [log in to unmask] writes:
>it's his opinion that maybe parents
>are wanting to get away from the CP label and latch onto something else
>that seems less negative to them.
I have seen this in other areas, such as mental retardation. Terms gradually
get into everyday parlance, become stigmatizing, and so folks search and come
up with a new term. Could this be happening with "spastic vs. dystonia"? Just
a rhetorical question.