ILAN was founded in the fifties and began to provide care for victims of polio (infantile paralysis). According to the Constitution of the Association (paragraph 2), Ilan`s care extends to victims of infantile paralysis and cerebral palsy (C.P.), as well as any other health situation responsible for muscular and/or balance disorders, caused by congenital or acquired impairment of the central nervous system, the spine, the peripheral nerves, the muscles or the skeleton.
The Most Common Impairments are:
Cerebral Palsy (C.P)
Neuromuscular Diseases - Muscular Dystrophy (M.D.)
Multiple Sclerosis (M.S.)
Spina Bifida (S.B)
Polio (Infantile Paralysis)