A Manhattan mom who claimed health agencies ignored repeated pleas for better aides to help her disabled son gets better help.
Kids suffering from cerebral palsy may soon have a powerful new physical therapy technique in the form of robotic assistance for their legs. A study is being conducted on the potential benefits of the system, newly adapted for the use of children. Read More
At the DNC last week, Anastasia Somoza, who has cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia, took to the stage to deliver an emotionally-stirring speech advocating for the rights of disabled people across the country. She also took the opportunity...Show More Summary
Cerebral palsy (CP) can be detrimental to the physical development of a child, but the earlier therapy is initiated the better are its results. The trick is to identify young children at risk of CP and to provide them with a therapy that helps with long term development. Show More Summary
Robotics and AI often get a bad rap for the whole destroyer of the human race hing. But when you watch a motorized machine help a baby crawl, you can’t help put feel like robots aren’t so bad after all. And that’s exactly the kind of machine that researchers at the University of Oklahoma built. Read more...
Jude Liversage has become an ambassador for Together We Will, a new campaign to encourage more people with disabilities to take up sport.
A blind girl with cerebral palsy belted out the national anthem at the Republican National Convention.
Blind singer Marlana VanHoose opened the first night of the Republican National Convention with a stirring rendition of the national anthem. VanHoose, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of 2, succeeded in giving many viewers...Show More Summary
One bad day doesn't undo all the good she's done over the years! Taylor Swift is currently going through arguably the worst publicity in her illustrious career, but if there's any fandom that can get their idol out of a mess like this… it's the Swifties. Case in point: Australian writer Hannah Diviney just penned an emotional [...]
How a pro racer and Project CARS consultant overcame cerebral palsy to race for real.
One man's experiences with cerebral palsy as a boy are inspiring him to change the world as he sees it--for himself and the global disabled community. The post Jeison Aristizábal: The Boy Who Is Raising a Village appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The park is designed to offer fun multi-sensory learning for kids affected with cerebral palsy
Understanding the brain patterns of a baby's primitive stepping reflex may help children with cerebral palsy and adults with spinal cord injury.
For people with cerebral palsy and other disorders, holding the body upright while riding can improve muscle tone -- and it's fun.
I've been living with a condition called cerebral palsy for nearly 31 years now. It's a disease most commonly resulting from a birth injury and it can't be passed on genetically, which explains why my twin sister doesn't have a disability. Show More Summary
Every kid deserves to know the fun that comes with going down a slide, and a team in Israel is trying to make that possible. Two "Fixperts" from the the Holon Institute of Technology, Goren Harari and Adi Zohar, helped create a seat for a boy named Ali, who has cerebral palsy, so he can go down a slide. Show More Summary
Ali has cerebral palsy and so can't support his own bodyweight while going down a playground slide. So Goren Harari and his colleagues at the Holon Institute of Technology in Israel designed this seat that lets him safely use a slide. Show More Summary
Ten-year-old British boy did not want to participate in sports day at his school -- but now he's glad he did
Twins John and Joe Tardif may have different fates — one was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, while the other became a star athlete — but they share an incredible bond.