Cerebral palsy occasionally drags me into a hole I don't want to be in, but I've come to see beauty in my wheelchair.
Bethan Germon’s experiences with her young daughter demonstrate how massive a problem discrimination has become in today’s society. Germon’s daughter Lydia, who has Dandy Walker syndrome and cerebral palsy, frequently gets mocked and laughed at in public because of her disabilities, according to The Sun. The Welsh family decided to share their experiences publicly to […]
My daughter, Katerine, was born with Cerebral Palsy. As a result, she is unable to walk, has extremely limited use of her hands, and at 17, functions mentally at the level of a 4-year-old. When Barb and I take Katerine to a restaurant or anywhere in public, perfect strangers frequently open doors for her. At […]
The Adaptive Sports Academy at Hospital for Special Surgery's Lerner Children's Pavilion is enabling young patients with cerebral palsy or another physical challenge to participate in activities they never dreamed possible. PATH Intl.-certified riding instructors at Endeavor Therapeutic Horsemanship will introduce the young people, ages 5 to 21, to horseback riding on August 28.
Most exoskeleton research has focused on helping paralyzed people to walk upright and for soldiers and workers to easily carry heavy loads. At the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Center Rehabilitation Medicine Department researchers built an exoskeleton to improve the walking gait of children with cerebral palsy. Show More Summary
Half of children with cerebral palsy lose the ability to walk by adulthood. A new exoskeleton may improve their walking more than corrective surgery
A study lead by Northern Arizona University bioengineer Zach Lerner found that wearing a robotic exoskeleton--a leg brace powered by small motors--could alleviate crouch gait in children with cerebral palsy.
Post by Kayla Boyd. Matthew Davis-Robinette, from Anderson, Indiana, was born with a chromosome deficiency that causes serious brain malformation, cerebral palsy, and autism. Because of this, and his loud voice, he isn't able to travel...Show More Summary
(University of Adelaide) A new international research group has been established to investigate the underlying genetic causes of cerebral palsy, spurred on by the discoveries of University of Adelaide researchers.
A new international research group has been established to investigate the underlying genetic causes of cerebral palsy.
Yu Xiuhua, born with cerebral palsy, lived a quiet village life. She is now a literary sensation whose vivid, erotic poems are “stained with blood.”
Hospital for Special Surgery is giving new meaning to the term "patient care." The hospital took patients with cerebral palsy and other physical conditions on an adaptive surfing trip on Long Island.
Say what you’d like about Tim Tebow, but based on the decade or so that he’s been in the public eye, he’s never once seemed to turn down a fan. So when Jillian Joyce, who is stricken with cerebral palsy, asked the former NFL star to stand alongside her while she sang, he obliged. Here’s the […]
The Adaptive Sports Academy at Hospital for Special Surgery is enabling young patients with cerebral palsy, an amputation or other physical challenge to participate in athletic activities they never dreamed possible. Many are looking forward to a surfing trip on Long Island scheduled for August 14.
A Salt Lake City man has been charged in the beating death of his then-girlfriend’s 19-month-old daughter in 2016, prior to marrying the woman and fathering another child with her. According to the Deseret News, Jake Don Jensen, 29, has been charged with child abuse homicide and child abuse...
The Hilarious Workout Videos of Disabled Comedian Zach Anner’s Focus on Self-Acceptance Comedian Zach Anner is a comedian with cerebral palsy and his fitness videos are exactly what you need if you've ever felt unattractive or incapable Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
Many children with cerebral palsy exhibit what is known as a “crouch gait,” a walking style that involves an unusually great deal of bending of the hip, knee, or ankle joints. This makes walking difficult and often exhausting, effectively limiting the activities that a child can participate in. At Columbia University a new robotic system […]
Forget the Clippers... Ben Simmons turned PHILLY into Lob City today -- with the help of a stud 12-year-old hooper diagnosed with cerebral palsy. The 76ers superstar hit the gym Thursday to surprise Tyler Osowski -- who just underwent a…
(Springer) Hemiplegic cerebral palsy hampers movement in one side of a person's body. In the first genetic study of its kind to exclusively focus on those with hemiplegic cerebral palsy, a group of 26 Canadian researchers has investigated the genetic differences and hereditary factors involved in this neurodevelopmental condition.
While growing up in Harris County, Jarret Buice was teased because of what cerebral palsy prevented him from doing. Now this 33-year-old Fortson resident motivates able-bodied folks because of what … Click to Continue »