In one of the nicest things that students could do, a St. Louis school has launched a Twitter campaign in hopes of getting one of their own on ESPN. Andrew Honercamp has cerebral palsy and is a huge sports fan. His disability prevents him from playing sports so he decided the next best thing was becoming a fan. Show More Summary
In early January, my daughter, Sarah Kate, who has cerebral palsy, came home from running club with a flyer for the First Light Marathon Fun Run -- a 1.2-mile event being held in Mobile on January 12. I was registered for the half marathon, and I was happy that she was so excited about it. Show More Summary
I usually don't get interpretive dance, but even I can appreciate this inspirational Jamfest routine performed by a disabled girl and her sister. More » Jamfest Contestant With Cerebral Palsy Performs An Inspirational Dance That Will Make You Cry Happy Tears is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
Erin Kelly, a writer with cerebral palsy, explores the fundamental lessons that can be learned from Cody Mulligan, the first blind amateur wrestler. The post Cody Mulligan: Behind the Eyes appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Georgia Highlands College team manager Jesse Stroup got the chance of a lifetime when he suited up against LaGrange College, and he made the most of it. Stroup, who has cerebral palsy, uses just one arm on his three-point shot but sinks a few that don't touch rim throughout the game. Show More Summary
Earlier this month I wrote about Andrea Rediske, who had fought a long battle with the Florida Department of Education over a requirement that her blind and brain-damaged son, Ethan, who also suffered from cerebral palsy, take state-mandated standardized tests. Rediske managed to win a waiver for her son, but recently, while he lay dying in […]
By Carina Hoskisson My friend Andrea Rediske's oldest son, Ethan, was injured at birth. He developed cerebral palsy, brain damage and blindness. He was also really sweet, and loved by his brothers, his teacher and his dog. Ethan wasShow More Summary
The gold medalist freestyle skier and his brother who has cerebral palsy are both champions.
Erin Kelly, a writer with cerebral palsy, explores the impact of the thousands of disabled Indians who protested in New Delhi for the right to be counted as equal. The post The March of India: Living in the Shadow of a Disability appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Post by Kiri Blakeley. A father brutally murdered his 7-year-old son but will not spend one day in prison. Jeremiah Wright was found not guilty by reason of insanity of beheading his young son, who suffered from cerebral palsy, and leaving his head in the front yard in Louisiana where his mother could find it. Show More Summary
Another health care rationing story coming out of England is prompting fears of the kind of rationing Americans could see under Obamacare. A family in England is devastated after the government-run health care system told it that funding for surgeries for kids with celebral palsy that would help them walk has been cut. Shannon Bowley […]
The Olympics have become a real family event in my house. Two years ago I remember my daughter jumping off the couches and chairs as she imitated the gymnasts. Now my daughter and son are leaping off the furniture as they mimic skiers and snowboarders. Show More Summary
Talk about brotherly love! Canadian freestyle skier Alex Bilodeau's moguls performance won him not only a gold medal, but also a big ole hug from his proud brother, Frederic, who has cerebral palsy. Alex, 26, had his brother by his side...Show More Summary
Erin Kelly, a writer with cerebral palsy, explores the impact of one little girl’s courage to petition for the manufacturers of American Girl dolls to make a doll with a disability. The post When Dolls Can Dream appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Canada's Alex Bilodeau immediately ran over to his brother Frederic to celebrate his gold medal in men's moguls on Monday. The two-time Olympic champion had some profound things to say about his brother, who has cerebral palsy, after the competition. Show More Summary
Welcoming a new baby into the home is generally a positive and hopeful experience. Parents have great plans for the future of the child and look forward to each new developmental phase. But for parents of four out of every […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary
The state of Florida is requiring that a disabled, dying 11-year-old boy complete a standardized test. Ethan Rediske, who was born with cerebral palsy and has severe brain damage, has been in hospice care for the past month and is likely nearing the last days of his life. Show More Summary
Breaking Bad actor, RJ Mitte is the new ambassador for Shriners Hospitals for Children’s “Love To The Rescue” campaign. Shriners is where Mitte himself was treated for cerebral palsy and he will be discussing his experience with the hospital in a series of public service announcements and personal appearances with the goal of raising funds... Show More Summary
"Andrea Rediske's 11-year-old son Ethan, is dying. Last year, Ethan, who was born with brain damage, has cerebral palsy and is blind, was forced to take a version of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.... Now his mom has to prove...Show More Summary
Andrea Rediske’s 11-year-old son Ethan, is dying. Last year, Ethan, who was born with brain damage, has cerebral palsy and is blind, was forced to take a version of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test over the space of two weeks because the state of Florida required that every student take one. Ethan wasn’t the only […]