Terry and Anthony Jackson, two food pantry volunteers in Alabama aged 76 and 69, were fatally attacked on Tuesday morning after they arrived early to clean the church. Anthony, who was severely handicapped by cerebral palsy, died at the scene. Show More Summary
Denise Sherer Jacobson, 63, was born with cerebral palsy, but she lives a full, active life.
Medics have succeeded in treating cerebral palsy with autologous cord blood. Following a cardiac arrest with severe brain damage, a two-and-a-half year old boy had been in a persistent vegetative state -- with minimal chances of survival. Show More Summary
At New York City's Lab School for Collaborative Studies, senior Lena Jacobs owns that she can ride a unicycle. After years of trying to hide his disability, her classmate Bryan Stromer owns that he has cerebral palsy. Future ProjectShow More Summary
CommerceWest Bank Sponsored the United Cerebral Palsy Life Without Limits Gala IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CommerceWest Bank (OTCBB:CWBK) sponsored the United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County Life Without Limits Gala. United Cerebral...Show More Summary
When Jared Stevens and Justin Kievit met on the mat, it was no ordinary wrestling match between the two seventh-graders from Tennessee. Jared, who has cerebral palsy, is wheelchair-bound, but the Sunset Middle School student wanted to wrestle, so he joined his school’s team. He...
"In 2008, Plaintiff, a legally blind child with cerebral palsy and cognitive delays, was severely injured while skiing at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado.' Though the mechanics of such an individual skiing may be only mildly relevant to the holding of the case, you might be curious as to how......
Almost 60 premature babies are born with cerebral palsy in England and Wales every year because their mothers had previous abortions. This is because 15% of babies born before 28 weeks develop cerebral palsy and 400 premature births before 28 weeks each year are attributable to abortion. 15% of 400 is 60. This calculation is [...]
For James and Libby Waechter, 12-year-old twins with cerebral palsy, their backyard has never been so accessible, let alone adventurous. “Oh my gosh, it is super fun,” the twins’ mother, Katie Waechter, 33, of Wellington, Colo., told ABCNews.com. “It’s like going to one of those...
About a year ago, in an attempt to stop people from being excessively nice to the handicapped, the Gothenburg Cooperative for Independent Living (GIL) made a physically challenged doll with cerebral palsy. I was kind of unsure of the...Show More Summary
This mini yoga series on U.S. News has us heartily encouraged. We posted earlier about Ryan McGraw, an inspiring yoga teacher living with cerebral palsy, reminding us that yoga is adaptable and available to everybody, yoga “molds” be damned. Here we have another Ryan. He’s Ryan Gambrell, a 29-year-old San [...] The post Little People Do Yoga, Too appeared first on YogaDork.
Research has shown that over 75% of people living with disabled children in the UK currently live in poverty in comparison to those families without disabilities. When the charity organisation Scope conducted this research they discovered that living with a disability means a family is twice as likely to be plunged into the poverty trap. [...]
“He doesn’t fit the mold, which is fine,” is how U.S. News describes Ryan McGraw’s approach to yoga as a 30-year-old living with cerebral palsy. This is at once uplifting and depressing. What mold? Why has yoga reached the point of moldyness? No one likes molds, not even ones made [...]
"I need a little respect and dignity in my life!" screams out a Finnish punk rocker with cerebral palsy. This line could be the refrain of many of the films that screened at the recent Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival in Greece, now in its 15th year.
Post by Lindsay ManneringJack Carroll is being called a comedic genius. His self-deprecating humor is refreshing, honest, and hilarious, and for a 14-year-old, that's pretty impressive. Jack was on Britain's Got Talent and blew the judges away... even Simon Cowell was smiling and gave him a pass to the next round. And if Simon is laughing, you know the kid's funny.
For a website with “warming” in the title, we rarely, if ever, cover so-called “heartwarming” stories. They’re either too treacly or don’t involve 1990s R&B enough for our tastes, especially if they’re about reality shows, ESPECIALLY British reality shows. Show More Summary
Emma is a 1-year-old American Bulldog/pit bull mix who suffers from a congenital vertebrae anomaly called hemivertebrae, as well as a neurological disorder similar to cerebral palsy. She also really freaking loves her life — including her humans, Melissa Swanson and family. Show More Summary
Study shows that a rehabilitation technique proven to produce an increase in motor function in persons with brain injuries also produces an increase in the volume of grey matter in the brains of children with CP.
Researchers at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine have discovered a technique that directly converts skin cells to the type of brain cells destroyed in patients with multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and other so-called myelin disorders. Show More Summary