Could I have cerebral palsy
Hi I'm Lydia and I'm 26 years old. I am partially deaf. As a child I had very many developmental problems. I walked on my toes and I still do. I had very bad balance problems as a young child I struggled to walk in a straight line with one foot in front of the other hadand I never learnt to ride a bike and struggle with hand eye coordination. I have a lisp but this is largely down to the hearing loss. And I was behind in every subject in school and had a very short attention span. When I was younger I saw a few specialist such as physiotherapy. My hearing loss was diagnosed when I was 8 years old and after that everything else was blamed on it. They finally had an excuse for all my problems. But it doesn't explain the balance problems and stiff legs that caused my tiptoe walking. I met someone recently with mild cerebral palsy who had similar problems to me. I'm just wondering if it's worth getting this checked out or am I too old now, I've lived my life thinking there was nothing wrong I cought up a bit academically eventually and have a decent job. But I still struggle allot.