A first-of-its-kind clinical trial studying two forms of stem cell treatments for children with cerebral palsy (CP) has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.
Middle-income countries are doing better at saving premature infants, but blindness and cerebral palsy are on the rise among the babies saved.
Erin Kelly, a writer with Cerebral Palsy, talks about the way money impacts her personal freedom.
How writing helped Erin Kelly rise above the limits of her Cerebral Palsy and mark the birth of her nickname, WriterWheels.
Researchers will explore how technology familiar to younger groups can be used to implement innovative types of support for young adults with spina bifida, cerebral palsy and other disabilities.
Cesarean deliveries do not prevent children from developing cerebral palsy, despite long-held medical and community beliefs about the causes of cerebral palsy, according to new research led by the University of Adelaide.
Erin Kelly, a writer with cerebral palsy, reflects on the mental aspects of an ordinary morning.
Many months back, I was a penultimate-year medical student at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria. I had a routine. My days were mostly like any other; one could predict fairly well where I would be at any given moment. This...Show More Summary
Share this image Earlier this year we told you about Emma, an American Bulldog and Pit Bull mix who suffers from a condition called hemivertebrae, as well as a neurological disorder similar to cerebral palsy. Combined, these issues make...Show More Summary
In a great celebration of life, a little girl in England with athetoid cerebral palsy is warming advertisements with her broad smile and sunny disposition. Seven-year-old Holly Greenhow is unable to walk or talk, but that hasn’t prevented her from becoming a model in an online catalog for Boden, a British clothing store. When Holly’s […]
This is the second time I’ve gotten to post a picture of the Green Shed giving someone a giant cheque and I hope it wont be the last. The Green Shed have just donated $10,000 to the Cerebral Palsy Alliance, an organisation that supports people with cerebral palsy and their carers. Good going guys! Pictured: Elaine Stanford (co-owner [...]
Improving standing balance in children with cerebral palsy is crucial to improve cognitive and motor functions. Studies have shown differences in sitting balance between children with cerebral palsy and normal children...
Not even the government shutdown could stop Lucy Meyer from visiting senators in Washington, D.C. to ask them to help children around the world with disabilities. Lucy, who is 14 and has cerebral palsy, is a youth advocate for children with disabilities and a champion of UNICEF’s work. She was accompanied to Washington by her […]
Yesterday I complained … only ONE retention superstar had responded from our Agitator audience — Colorado Public Radio. But I shouldn’t complain; it’s quality that counts. A second superb case study has arrived. Jonathon Grapsas at Flat Earth Direct in Australia has been working on retention amongst clients who do much of their donor acquisition [...]
Erin Kelly, a writer with cerebral palsy, on an exciting new development for disabled people who are looking for work.
Using the Power of the Brain to Change Itself Wednesday, Oct. 2 was World Cerebral Palsy Day. World CP Day is a global innovation project to change the world for people living with cerebral palsy and their families. It is designed to...Show More Summary
One very special young woman was crowned homecoming queen at Waverly-Shell Rock Senior High School in Waverly, Iowa, on Sept. 23. “The student body enjoys Courtney being around,” Jeremy Langner, the school’s associate principal, told GoodMorningAmerica.com. “She really embodies the community as well, with her...
Once upon a time, I had this really amazing idea for a takeoff of the interracial buddy cop comedy, only it would star a guy with cerebral palsy and his [...]
Astro Saulter is an incredibly talented artist from Jamaica. He was also born with cerebral palsy, which has confined him to a wheelchair for his entire life. But thanks to some special software, he can exercise his uncanny ability to create art. More »