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The Neediest Cases: A Hard Journey Toward Independence

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

A young woman with cerebral palsy receives furniture for her new bedroom, with help from The Neediest Cases.

Are Disability Fetishists Exploiting People with Disabilities?

last weekNews : Vice News

Devoteeism is a sexual fetish in which people get all horned up over a wide range of disabilities. As someone with cerebral palsy who uses a wheelchair, my feelings on devotees are complicated.

My son has spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy. But there’s so much more you should know about him.

My son is a constant loop in my thought track. My son is the boy you can hear from outside the house or from the other room, making sounds that seem to have no form. My son is quiet, sometimes for hours at a time. My son spends most of his time inside, in his wheelchair or on the floor, watching movies, listening to music or stories, playing with me.

Congenital virus in children with cerebral palsy more common than thought

(University of Sydney) Congenital infection with cytomegalovirus is more common in children with cerebral palsy than previously thought, a new Australian study has reported in the Journal of Pediatrics.

Trump hits new low and kicks out a disabled protester, Clinton staffers rally to raise him high

JJ Holmes is a young boy with cerebral palsy and although he can’t vote, he wanted to make his voice heard. He asked his mother to take him to a Trump rally and what happened next is peak deplorable: This is truly disturbing to me......Show More Summary

Obama meets 12-year-old with Cerebral Palsy who was kicked out of Trump rally

This says it all. J.J. Holmes and his mother, Alison, stopped by a Saturday Trump event in Tampa to protest the Republican nominee’s treatment of the disabled. After chanting Hillary Clinton’s name, Trump ordered them out of the rally and his supporters turned on them. “The crowd started chanting ‘U-S-A’ and pushing his wheelchair,” Alison [...]

A Kid With Cerebral Palsy Got Ejected From A Trump Rally. Then He Met The President.

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Twelve-year-old J.J. Holmes begged his mother to drive him to a Donald Trump rally in Tampa, Florida, on Saturday. J.J., who has cerebral palsy, wanted to go and protest the Republican nominee’s treatment of people with disabilities. His mother, Alison, agreed to make the trip. Show More Summary

A Kid With Cerebral Palsy Got Ejected From A Trump Rally. Then He Met The President.

Twelve-year-old J.J. Holmes begged his mother to drive him to a Donald Trump rally in Tampa, Florida, on Saturday. J.J., who has cerebral palsy, wanted to go and protest the Republican nominee’s treatment of people with disabilities. His mother, Alison, agreed to make the trip. Show More Summary

Family of disabled man sexually assaulted by ex-Rutgers professor awarded $4M

last monthNews / Crime : Crimesider

Ex-professor is currently serving a 12-year prison sentence; she was convicted in 2015 of sexually abusing a former Rutgers student with cerebral palsy

Volunteer firefighter with cerebral palsy inspires other first responders

last monthNews : USAToday: News

Cody Zinn didn't let his physical limitations affect his attitude.        

That Time My Son Finally Dressed Himself Thanks To Tommy Hilfiger

Until I had a child with cerebral palsy, I never thought twice about the ability to pull on pants, button a shirt or zip up a jacket. Then I had Max, and it became clear when he was a tot how challenging using his hands would be. Therapists...Show More Summary

Conductor with cerebral palsy to work with UK orchestra

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra has created what it calls a ‘training place’ for a disabled conductor with cerebral palsy and limited movement. The initial trainee, James Rose, uses a head-baton and will lead an ensemble made up of both able-bodied and disabled players. He was chosen by the orchestra ‘for his outstanding ambition’ and will […]

Research to evaluate treatment strategies for perinatal brain injury

(Care New England ) Perinatal brain injury often results in severe developmental disabilities, including neurodevelopmental delay and cerebral palsy. Dr. Barbara Stonestreet has received two grants from the National Institutes of Health to determine the most effective treatment strategies for full-term and premature infants with perinatal brain injury.

OnlyOnAOL: Minnie Driver opens up about working-mom realities

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

By: Donna Freydkin In real life, she's the mom of Henry Story Driver, 8. And in the ABC hit "Speechless," which got a full season pickup and airs Wednesdays, Minnie Driver is the tenacious, loving mom of a son with cerebral palsy. She battles for her child with sensitivity, smarts and a sense of humor. Show More Summary

Breaking Bad Actor RJ Mitte Opens Up About Living and Working With Cerebral Palsy

2 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

As part of “The Courageous Class” campaign by Kenneth Cole, actor RJ Mitte spoke with Vice about living and working with cerebral palsy, how he was cast in his now-iconic role of Walter White‘s teenage son Walt “Flynn” Junior on Breaking Bad and how he came to realization that he could be an advocate for […]

Infants With Cerebral Palsy Are Learning To Crawl With Robots

2 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Researchers from the University of Oklahoma are looking to tackle this problem with a new device called the Self-Initiated Progression Crawler.

Meet Wade McCrae Washington The Inspirational Bodybuilder With Cerebral Palsy [Video]

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Thank y’all guys from the bottom of my heart for supporting and helping me make this dream possible! By sharing my story and awareness on disabilities turn into abilities if you have the drive, determination, education, inspiration and motivation! Hello

Clemson Fan with Cerebral Palsy Pulls Himself Up Out of Wheelchair During Thrilling Win Over Louisville (Pic)

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

How good was Saturday night’s Clemson-Louisville game? So good that a 16-year-old kid with cerebral palsy who can’t stand without assistance actually pulled himself up and out of his wheelchair in excitement. For those who didn’t catch the game, you missed an all-time classic. Clemson jumped out to a 28-10 halftime lead. But Louisville stormed […]

‘The Team Needed Him’: 16-Year-Old Clemson Fan Rises From Wheelchair at Pivotal Moment in Game

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

During Saturday night's back-and-forth showdown between Clemson and Louisville, 16-year-old Logan Wires — who has cerebral palsy and cannot stand without assistance  — decided that he needed to get on his feet to support the team.

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