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World Cerebral Palsy Day

World Cerebral Palsy Day 2014: 'Change My World in 1 Minute'

Nicole Luongo | Posted 11.30.2014 | Impact
Nicole Luongo

According to the Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation (CPIRF), over 17 million people worldwide have cerebral palsy -- for which there is no cure. I am one of them.

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.

Why You Shouldn't Pity My Child with Cerebral Palsy

Ellen Seidman | Posted 11.04.2012 | Parents
Ellen Seidman

One of my most desperate wishes for Max is for people to quit pitying him or being wary of him and just see him as a kid, period.