Mon 12 Oct Like his character on the Emmy Award-winning drama Breaking Bad, RJ Mitte was born with cerebral palsy (the actor has a milder form of the disability...
The story of a determined 27-year-old mother from Heilongjiang province, who has been selling barbecued oysters to pay for medical treatment for her triplet daughters with cerebral palsy recently touched the hearts of netizens and went viral. After reading her sorrowful story, kind local residents have come out in droves to buy her oysters and pay a little extra. [ more › ]
On Friday, 14-year-old Kiara Hood's dream to play professional basketball came true. The WNBA's Chicago Sky signed the Illinois teen to a one-day contract, in which she'll join the team for a pre-game shoot around with the Sky before they face off against the Washington Mystics at Allstate Arena at 7. Show More Summary
'Rapper, educator and activist Leroy Franklin Moore performs and lectures about the intersections of race and disability. Born in New York City with cerebral palsy, Moore is co-founder of Krip Hop Nation, a project which came out of his interest in black musicians who were marginalized because of their disabilities. Show More Summary
The cruel treatment of her sister, who has autism and cerebral palsy, sparked the statement.
Bailey Matthews aged 8 with Cerebral Palsy finishes Triathlon... wow!
Contrary to what was previously believed, a research team has discovered evidence of genetic causes for cerebral palsy, radically changing how the condition is understood.
Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of physical disability in children. It has historically been considered to be caused by factors such as birth asphyxia, stroke and infections in the developing brain of babies. In a new game-changing...Show More Summary
His name is Bailey Matthews. He's an 8-year-old boy in UK who has cerebral palsy, and images of him completing a triathlon have gone viral, reports CBS News and Today.com. Bailey ditched his walker near the finish line and got there on his own, despite falling twice. The Doncaster...
I hope you didn’t take that headline personally. I’m sure you are pretty awesome. However, it is highly unlikely that you are as awesome as Bailey Matthews of Doncaster, England, the 8-year-old with cerebral palsy who recently completed his first triathlon. Because that kid is off the charts. On Sunday, Bailey took part in the […]
Just before 8-year-old Bailey Matthews completed a triathlon, the little boy with cerebral palsy abandoned his walker to cross the finish line. Matthews competed in the Castle Howard Triathlon — his first ever — on Saturday in North Yorkshire, England. Show More Summary
Bailey Matthew, an 8-year-old who has cerebral palsy, finishes his first-ever triathlon without the aid of his walker.
"He doesn’t see himself as different to anyone else,” says the mother of Bailey Matthews
So many people wake up each day and face challenges that others may take for granted. These challenges include things as simple as bathing, dressing, and walking. Nike knows a thing or two about this, and decided to use the story of a boy with cerebral palsy to inspire.
Three years ago, a 16-year-old kid from Florida named Matthew Walzer wrote a letter to Nike asking for help. He wasn’t holding out much hope that his request would be answered. In fact, Matthew himself described the letter as a sort of “Hail Mary” from a desperate kid. But he figured you never know unless […]
Three years ago, a teenager with cerebral palsy wrote a letter to Nike. Now he’s got his wish.
Inspired by a young Nike fan with cerebral palsy, the Flyease is a wrap-around zipper around the heel that lets you wear shoes using one hand. The first model with Flyease, the LeBron 8 Soldier Flyease, drops 7/16/15 on Nike.com.
Nearly three years after Matthew Walzer, who has cerebral palsy, wrote a viral letter asking Nike for more accessible footwear, the company has announced a new sneaker with people with disabilities in mind. The Lebron Zoom Soldier 8Show More Summary
Nike-tested. Teen-approved. Flyease lets you peel open a shoe with one hand. Nike's Zoom Soldier 8 is built with accessibility in mind. Its Flyease system solves a problem for amputees, stroke victims, and people with cerebral palsy that most of us take for granted each day: tying our shoes. Show More Summary
For college sophomore Matthew Walzer, simply putting on his shoes was an impossible task. Lacking the dexterity to get his foot in and out of his shoes, the Florida teen, who was born with cerebral palsy, had to enlist the help of his mother and father or others. Show More Summary