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Children With Cerebral Palsy

The I.E.P. Adventure

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 05.20.2016 | Parents
Olivia Rosewood

Would you like to come to an I.E.P. meeting with me? I know, it sounds like fun. What is an I.E.P.? It is an Individualized Educational Plan, and it is every differently abled child's right in the United States of America.

I Cry For My Son

Lola Lolita | Posted 07.20.2016 | Parents
Lola Lolita

I cry for my son when I sneak in his room at night and watch him sleep, marveling at all he has courageously accomplished as well as all he has yet to face.

The Heroic Reason Why This Teen Is Carrying His Brother 40 Miles

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.19.2014 | Teen

Braden Gandee, 7, has trouble walking on his own. Good thing he's got an older brother to carry him -- and to fight for his future. Fourteen-year-o...

This Mother-Daughter Duo Are Truly Inspiring

Charity Miles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Charity Miles

Ari has cerebral palsy and visual impairment but that doesn't stop her from pounding the pavement with her mom.

Transforming the Lives of Children and Adults With Cerebral Palsy

Anat Baniel | Posted 12.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Anat Baniel

Treatments include stretching the muscles when they are spastic and short, stimulating them when they are not working powerfully enough, or implementing other direct mechanical interventions. This approach has often yielded limited and limiting results for the person with cerebral palsy.

Moms Speak Out About Lack Of Cerebral Palsy Research

Ellen Seidman | Posted 12.02.2013 | Parents
Ellen Seidman

Today is World Cerebral Palsy Day 2013, a great thing for the attention it will bring CP and the ideas people will share for bettering the lives of people with CP. There's just one other thing a day like this needs: a call for more research dedicated to cerebral palsy.

National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day: Stories of Hope and Transformation

Anat Baniel | Posted 05.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Anat Baniel

In honor of National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day, I want to share three stories about children and adults with cerebral palsy we have worked with, who have tapped into the incredible potential of their brain to change, transforming their lives in ways previously believed to be impossible.

The Simple Act That Banished My Sadness

Ellen Seidman | Posted 02.01.2013 | Parents
Ellen Seidman

I think I speak for many moms of kids with special needs when I say we don't want pity; it's isolating. But a smile or words that say hey, motherhood is tough -- any kind of motherhood is tough -- are reassuring.

Girl Born With Cerebral Palsy Inspires Thousands On Reddit

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.06.2012 | Parents

In September of 2009, one father received news no parent ever wants to hear: His 4-month-old daughter had cerebral palsy. Writing on his Wordpress...