Year ≥ 1987 (VCPR commenced in 1987, but individuals born on or after 1st January 1970 onwards are included in the dataset)
Wave Recruitment (ongoing)
Age 0 – 46 years
Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) level M:GMFCS
Manual Ability Classification System (MACS) level M:MACS
Ability to sit independently
(and date this occurred)
Walking ability
(and date this occurred)
Functional Mobility Scale score
(5, 50, 500 metres)
Intellectual impairment – at age 5 years
(inc. date assessed)

Featured measurements

FMS: Functional Mobility Scale
GMFCS: Gross Motor Function Classification System
MACS: Manual Ability Classification System


A = Administration report abstraction
C = Index child report (reporting on others)
L = Linkage (to other databases)
M = Medical records data abstraction
O = Observation/direct assessment
N = Nurse report
P = Parent/primary caregiver report
Pe = Peer report
S = Self report
T = Teacher report
X = Undefined
XBF = Pertaining to biological father
XBM = Pertaining to biological mother
XC = Pertaining to index child
XF = Pertaining to father
XFam = Pertaining to family
XG = Pertaining to grandparent(s)
XM = Pertaining to mother
XP = Pertaining to parent(s)
XPa = Pertaining to partner
XPe = Pertaining to peers
XPr = Pertaining to primary caregiver
XSi = Pertaining to sibling(s)