With his band The Mendenhall Experiment, Brandon Mendenhall is out to shatter people's preconceptions about living with a disability.
HILLIARD, Ohio ? Justin Martin, 21, is in many respects a typical junior at Kenyon College. He lives in an off-campus apartment, which he shares with six other guys. He’s majoring in English, helps run a student improv group, and last semester he took five courses instead of the usual four ? a “terrible idea,” he now concedes. Show More Summary
I was a breech birth ? feet first, my head got stuck in the birth canal. My father brought me to Children’s Hospital in Boston. The doctors diagnosed me with Cerebral Palsy. They told him that the loss of oxygen to my brain had destroyed a portion of the frontal lobe. But my father was a tough Irish Catholic, old-school warrior. Show More Summary
The captain of Scotland's cerebral palsy team says they are in "utter shock" at being withdrawn from the World Championships.
In 2015, former Rutgers philosophy professor Anna Stubblefield was found guilty of raping a mute young man with cerebral palsy. Last week, a three-judge panel overturned that conviction, ruling that the judge in Stubblefield’s original trial unfairly excluded evidence related to the man’s capacity to give consent. Show More Summary
In honor of Father's Day, TODAY is sharing stories of phenomenal fathers. Kathie Lee Gifford spotlights Shaun Evans, who ran across the country for an entire summer while pushing his son Shamus, who has cerebral palsy, in a specially equipped wheelchair. Shaun and Shamus join KLG and Hoda live from Shamus's school.
A couple seeking damages for 'medical negligence' claimed that they would have aborted the child.
Ryan J. Haddad has a message for the world: He's gay. He's disabled. And he's sexy as hell. The post He Refuses to Let Cerebral Palsy Disable His Sex Life, Proudly Says ‘I’m Sexy!’ appeared first on The Good Men Project.
(Wiley) A new study suggests that to optimize neuroprotection and prevent cerebral palsy in extremely preterm infants, women should receive magnesium sulfate to obtain a blood level between 3.7 and 4.4 mg/dL at the time of delivery.
A 35-year-old woman has died after she was allegedly set on fire by her own brother at their Milwaukee home on Saturday night. Photo: Nasif Hibbler Read more...
Iowa parents who say they would have aborted their unborn son if they had known he had cerebral palsy may sue their doctors, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday. Radio Iowa reports Pamela Plowman and her ex-husband Jeremy Plowman filed wrongful birth lawsuits after they said their doctors did not inform them of the abnormalities […]
A man who jumped bail and went on the run after he was accused of mocking and sucker-punching a stranger with cerebral palsy was back behind bars on Monday, “where he belongs,” a prosecutor in suburban Philadelphia said. Barry Baker,...Show More Summary
Asked if there will be anything special about high school graduation, Lizbeth Gomez glances down and shyly shares, “I’ll be valedictorian.” After chatting with this 17-year-old senior for nearly two hours, it’s an astonishing accomplishment to reveal so late in an interview. But when you get to know Gomez, you come to understand that being […]
Cynthia Frisina often thinks back to what experts told her when her second daughter, Cathryn, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy just before her first birthday in 2002. She wouldn’t walk, they said, and she would have difficulty with cognitive function. The news was devastating, and Frisina’s efforts to gather reliable information about cerebral palsy provided […]
This fellow, Barry Baker sucker punched another man after mocking the man for the way he walks with cerebral palsy in this viral video; According to the New York Post, Baker is a real man, he has a history of attacking those who can’t defend themselves. Among his reprehensible crimes, Baker was involved in robbing […]
"Because men were not approaching me in bars, I started to believe that that meant that I was not sexy," says Ryan Haddad, a self-proclaimed "hairy twink" with cerebral palsy.
For 8-year-old Gabrielle Sullivan, cerebral palsy is a fact of life, but it's not enough to stop her from running, jumping, biking and swimming like any other kid. Thanks to Chicago-based organization Dare2Tri, Sullivan even has the opportunity to go above and beyond a "normal kid" in these areas—she...
Buster, Barry Baker, was arrested in Pens. for punching out a guy while at the local 7-Eleven. The man Barry knocked out, apparently had cerebral palsy and Baker also mocked him before putting his hands on him. IMAGE VIA West
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A man has been arrested for the assault of a disabled man in Chester County that was caught on video.