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Child Birth Injuries — Cerebral Palsy and Avoidable Birth Injuries

It is still a chilling memory. I still remember the moment my wife and I met with the maternal-fetal medicine specialist when my wife was pregnant with our second child.  She was in her second trimester and “we” were classified as a high risk pregnancy.  I remember my wonderful wife on the examination table and... Show More Summary

Study: Labor Initiated by Protein within Fetus’ Lungs

Premature birth can lead to serious complications for an infant—brain hemorrhaging, respiratory distress, vision problems, cerebral palsy, chronic lung disease, and more The post Study: Labor Initiated by Protein within Fetus’ Lungs appeared first on Growing Your Baby.

Inspirational: England’s Matt Crossen incredible deft flick golazo at Cerebral Palsy World Championships [Video]

England star Matt Crossen scored a fantastic goal at the Cerebral Palsy World Championships as the Three Lions beat Ireland 2-0. The Cerebral Palsy star, who suffered a stroke at the age of 22 that left him with restricted movement on his left side, has been one of England’s star performers at the Championships. Show More Summary

Grateful for Grateness: A Thank You Letter to Dwayne Johnson

Author's Note: Every kid has a hero. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has been mine for 15 plus years. In that time frame, I've lost my grandparents, gained perspective from my cerebral palsy and a recent battle with Graves' disease and have written Dwayne countless letters. Show More Summary

VIDEO: The other Hamilton racing driver

Reigning Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton's brother Nicolas Hamilton has cerebral palsy and will become the first disabled driver to compete in the British Touring Car Championships this weekend.

The Touching Reason Kids Gathered Around This Fifth-Grader in a Race

Competing in a race is no easy feat: it takes determination and patience. Both qualities that Matt, an 11-year-old boy with cerebral palsy, has. In an inspiring video, the fifth-grader sets out to finish a 400-meter race at his school in central Ohio with the rest of his classmates despite the conditions he faces from his disorder. Show More Summary

Power To Push: Father And Son Plan To Run Across The Country This Summer

Shaun Evans, a father and ultra-marathon runner from upstate New York, is set to run across the country this summer, covering over 3,000 miles with the help of his son Shamus, who suffers from cerebral palsy. Shamus Evans is nine-years-old, and was born with the condition, which limits the use of his legs. Show More Summary

18 Year-Old Blind Girl With Cerebral Palsy Nails National Anthem at Game 6 (Video)

There have been some spotty National Anthem performances during this year’s NBA finals, but the past two games have served as something of a redemption. First, Metallica put together a rockin’ version for Game 5, and now we’ve got the wonder that is Marlana VanHoose knocking the socks off the crowd in Cleveland prior to […]

The Golden State Warriors Might've Won The NBA Championship, But National Anthem Singer Marlana VanHoose — Who's Blind And Has Cerebral Palsy — Was The Real Star!

We're blown away! And no, we're not talking about the performance the Golden State Warriors put on to win the NBA championship! Last night, ahead of Game 6 of the NBA Finals, we got a different kind of special treat for the National Anthem. No, it didn't come from the likes of a traditional superstar performer like Rascal [...]

Watch as This Blind Teen With Cerebral Palsy Delivers a Stirring National Anthem

In general, we tend to not have a very positive view on people living with disabilities, and for some reason, the country is always shocked when we see one of

19-year-old girl beautifully belts out National Anthem before Game 6

Game 6 of the NBA Finals got off to a powerful start Tuesday night when 19-year-old Marlana VanHoose absolutely crushed a performance of the National Anthem VanHoose, a diehard basketball fan, is blind due due to cerebral palsy, butShow More Summary

Marlana VanHoose, a Blind Teen With Cerebral Palsy, Will Sing the National Anthem at Game 6

The television ratings for the NBA finals are up this year and now viewers will have an even better reason to watch Game 6 of the hard-fought matchup between Cleveland and Golden State. That’s because the teen girl who will sing the national anthem before Game 6 is an inspiration for everyone. In a day […]

Is America Ready for a Gay Disabled Character on TV?

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay :

Ryan O'Connell hopes to bring the first gay character with cerebral palsy to television with the help of Jim Parsons

Israeli School Unites Muslim, Jewish and Christian Students with Cerebral Palsy

In the Tel Aviv suburb of Zahala, about 150 students study at the ONN School for Special Education. The school is special in that most of the children who attend, have cerebral palsy and other degenerative diseases while others haveShow More Summary

Mother who poured scalding water on son with cerebral palsy to be sentenced

A mother who pleaded guilty to pouring scalding water on her 9-year-old son, who has cerebral palsy, binding him with duct tape in a bathroom and refusing to feed him, is expected to be sentenced Friday in D.C. Superior Court.Read full article >>

Michigan Teen Carries Brother 57 Miles in Shared Battle With Cerebral Palsy: 'Walking Is His Biggest Struggle'

For the second year in a row Hunter Gandee took off on a long walk with some extra cargo to raise awareness for cerebral palsy.

This teen gave his little brother a 57-mile piggyback ride for a very good cause.

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

Hunter Gandee carried his brother Braden for 57 miles to raise awareness of cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy, like many neurological disorders, is poorly understood by most of the public. It affects every muscle in the body, and can make everyday tasks incredibly difficult for sufferers. Show More Summary

15-Year-Old Carries His Younger Brother 57 Miles To Raise Awareness For Cerebral Palsy!

A family that walks 57 miles together, stays together. Those words have never rang more true than they did over the weekend when 15-year-old Hunter Gandee carried his little brother Braden 57 miles to raise awareness for Cerebral Palsy. You see, Braden, 8, has the movement disorder, and Hunter wanted to show how difficult something we take [...]

Hunter Gandee: Boy Carries Brother 57 Miles On Back In Cerebral Palsy Swagger

Hunter Gandee carried his brother 57 miles on his back. Hunter and Braden Gandee started the Cerebral Palsy Swagger last year to raise awareness about the illness. Hunter, 15, carried Braden, 8, 17 miles further on his back this year than he did during the trek they completed last year. Show More Summary

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