A blind girl with cerebral palsy belted out the national anthem at the Republican National Convention.
Blind singer Marlana VanHoose opened the first night of the Republican National Convention with a stirring rendition of the national anthem. VanHoose, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of 2, succeeded in giving many viewers...Show More Summary
One bad day doesn't undo all the good she's done over the years! Taylor Swift is currently going through arguably the worst publicity in her illustrious career, but if there's any fandom that can get their idol out of a mess like this… it's the Swifties. Case in point: Australian writer Hannah Diviney just penned an emotional [...]
How a pro racer and Project CARS consultant overcame cerebral palsy to race for real.
One man's experiences with cerebral palsy as a boy are inspiring him to change the world as he sees it--for himself and the global disabled community. The post Jeison Aristizábal: The Boy Who Is Raising a Village appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The park is designed to offer fun multi-sensory learning for kids affected with cerebral palsy
Understanding the brain patterns of a baby's primitive stepping reflex may help children with cerebral palsy and adults with spinal cord injury.
For people with cerebral palsy and other disorders, holding the body upright while riding can improve muscle tone -- and it's fun.
I've been living with a condition called cerebral palsy for nearly 31 years now. It's a disease most commonly resulting from a birth injury and it can't be passed on genetically, which explains why my twin sister doesn't have a disability. Show More Summary
Every kid deserves to know the fun that comes with going down a slide, and a team in Israel is trying to make that possible. Two "Fixperts" from the the Holon Institute of Technology, Goren Harari and Adi Zohar, helped create a seat for a boy named Ali, who has cerebral palsy, so he can go down a slide. Show More Summary
Ali has cerebral palsy and so can't support his own bodyweight while going down a playground slide. So Goren Harari and his colleagues at the Holon Institute of Technology in Israel designed this seat that lets him safely use a slide. Show More Summary
Ten-year-old British boy did not want to participate in sports day at his school -- but now he's glad he did
Twins John and Joe Tardif may have different fates — one was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, while the other became a star athlete — but they share an incredible bond.
Dylan Hronec is wheelchair-bound due to cerebral palsy, but one filmmaker says there is more to his friend than his disability.
A waiter is being hailed as a hero for approaching a man with cerebral palsy struggling with his meal, and feeding him. The photo showing the simple act of kindness has gone viral. The heart-warming image shows a waiter helping a man who was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease. Show More Summary
When Nicolas Hamilton was born, two months premature, his family was told he would never walk. He had a form of cerebral palsy that would cause a constant stiffness in the lower half of his body. By the age of 11 he was restricted to a wheelchair, but that didn't stop him from wanting to become a race car driver. Show More Summary
In the midst of a culture that prizes and praises strength as a portent of success, could weakness actually be heroic? If I told you that weakness is worthwhile, would you believe it?
Two grueling years of physical therapy totally paid off. Micah McDade, who was born with cerebral palsy, walked for the first time in his life to receive his diploma from Okmulgee High School in Oklahoma. "I just wanted to walk across...Show More Summary
The touching story of a pair of foster parents in Shanxi province who have chewed up their cerebral palsy-stricken daughter's food and fed it to her during every meal for the past 15 years has made waves online. [ more › ]