The feasibility of smart-phones in the early detection of cerebral palsy

Project Details

This project will develop a smart-phone application (app) that can be used to assess the quality of infants' movements using the General Movements assessment, the most valid and reliable method for detecting infants at risk of cerebral palsy (CP) in the first 3 months of life. We will test the feasibility of the app in approximately 500 children born preterm or with hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy.


Dr Alicia Spittle


Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation
IMPACT for CP Macquarie Group Grant
$129,090 over 3 years

Research Group


Faculty Research Themes

Child Health

School Research Themes

Child Health, Practice and service improvement, Recovery and Rehabilitation Across the Lifespan, Neuroscience & Mental Health

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