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Movie Review: The Drop Box

They’re not the unnecessary ones in the world. God sent them to the earth to use them. Pastor Lee Jong-rak Many years ago Pastor Lee's son, Eun-man, was born with crippling cerebral palsy. He and his wife cared for their baby at home,...Show More Summary

7-Year-Old Valencia Fan with Cerebral Palsy Has Amazing Time at First Ever Game

Young David Colomer has been battling with cerebral palsy his whole life but one thing has never wavered—his love for La Liga team Valencia. Last Sunday, he finally got to attend a game with his teacher and his father, and David hadShow More Summary

Young Valencia fan with cerebral palsy meets his hero Alvaro Negredo [Video]

The Mestalla was the place to be on Sunday. There were some seriously joyous moments occurring in the stadium that day. Not only did Valencia win but there was also a successful marriage proposal at half-time. Now Valencia have posted a heartwarming video showing seven-year-old David Colomer meeting his hero Alvaro Negredo after the match. […]

Powerball Mom: NC Powerball Winner Is Single Mom Of 4 Children, One Has Cerebral Palsy

One of the three $564 million Powerball winners is single mom, Marie Holmes. This “Powerball mom” from Shallotte, North Carolina will get her cut of the winning jackpot in the amount of $188 million. Fox Wilmington reports that Holmes,...Show More Summary

N.C. mother claims to win part of $564M Powerball jackpot

A North Carolina mother who quit her job to care for her kid with cerebral palsy claims to have a won in the $564 million Powerball jackpot.

Cerebral palsy: It can be in your genes

Medical researchers have made what they believe could be the biggest discovery into cerebral palsy in 20 years.

Cerebral Palsy - It Can Be in Your Genes

An international research group led by a team at the University of Adelaide has made what they believe could be the biggest discovery into cerebral palsy in 20 years.

Man Who Euthanized 12-Year-Old Daughter Happy Canada Overturned Assisted Suicide Ban

One Sunday, Robert Latimer carried his 12-year-old daughter to the family pickup truck parked in the barn. He placed the girl, disabled by cerebral palsy, in the vehicle and started the engine. He closed the doors and asphyxiated Tracy to death. Latimer become something of a hero among many Canadians, supported as a loving father […]

Get Kyle on SportsCenter

Tuesday night, at a middle school basketball game in Lawrence, Kan., Kyle Portela got his shot. Portela, who has cerebral palsy, serves as team manager for Southwest Middle School, but against South, he took the floor and connected: Get...Show More Summary

Dad's rap for disabled son inspires the Web

3 weeks agoNews : Trending Now

A dad in Connecticut is pulling at the heartstrings of the Web with a beautiful rap song dedicated to his son. Jayce Correia’s 8-yearold boy, Jared, was born with cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and other serious medical conditions. He told Yahoo News, “Jared suffered a stroke in utero. Show More Summary

London cop who repeatedly kicked, beat woman who wouldn't leave her child's sickbed cleared

last monthHumor : Boing Boing

Officer Warren Luke was cleared of the charge of "actual bodily harm" after he admitted to causing more than 40 injuries to a woman who wouldn't leave the hospital bedside of her seven year old daughter, who has cerebral palsy. Read the rest

21-year-old woman with cerebral palsy writes fiction novel with just her left foot

last monthChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A 21-year-old woman in Anhui province who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and received no formal education in school has been writing a fictional story, now over 60,000 words in length, using only her foot. [ more › ]

Modern Baseball, Spraynard, The Weaks & Marietta playing UCP benefits in Philly & Brooklyn

Modern Baseball As discussed, Modern Baseball, Beach Slang, Spraynard, Hurry, The Weaks and Marietta are releasing a 6-way split called Strength in Weakness (due 2/3 via Lame-O), which will benefit United Cerebral Palsy. Modern Baseball, Spraynard, The Weaks, Marietta have...

The Doctors Were Wrong

I was born with cerebral palsy because I did not get oxygen for five minutes at birth. When I was just a few days old, the doctors told my parents that there was a very good chance that I would never sit up or swallow. The doctors were wrong. Show More Summary

FSU Student With Cerebral Palsy Says Goodbye and Thanks to Jameis Winston (Pic)

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Payton Poulin, the FSU Student with Cerebral Palsy who courageously walked into the end zone with the help of the Florida State football team, was one of the many Noles fans who were disappointed to hear that Jameis Winston would be leaving them to enter the 2015 NFL Draft.  But he didn’t view the announcement as an opportunity […]

Ivy Kirschenbaum: Special Needs Child ‘Humiliated’ By United Airlines Flight Attendant

Ivy Kirschenbaum, at age three, is not only a stroke survivor, she also has Spastic Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy. On December 30th, Ivy and her family — mother Elit Kirschenbaum, her father, and Ivy’s three siblings — boarded a United...Show More Summary

Woman Decapitates Her 7-Year-Old Daughter With Cerebral Palsy, Says Demons Told Her to Do It

A 33-year-old mother, Nadejda Voronova, was arrested in Russia after she cut off her disabled daughter’s head because she allegedly heard the voices of demons who told her to do it. The woman’s daughter, Yana (below right), was seven years old and had cerebral palsy. Vornova divorced her husband in 2010 and was raising her […]

Mobility disabilities can contribute to complications during pregnancy

A new study indicates that women with mobility disabilities often experience problems during pregnancy related to their functional impairments. The study included 8 women with spinal cord injuries, 4 with cerebral palsy, and 10 with other conditions. Show More Summary

Excerpt: "The Fall: A Father's Memoir in 424 Steps," by Diogo Mainardi

Brazilian author and journalist Diogo Mainardi's unflinching story about raising a son, Tito, with cerebral palsy, The Fall: A Father's Memoir in 424 Steps is comprised of 424 short passages, each representing Tito's steps walking toward the hospital whose errors...

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