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NYC mom gets better home care for son with cerebral palsy

3 days agoNews : NY Daily News

A Manhattan mom who claimed health agencies ignored repeated pleas for better aides to help her disabled son gets better help.

Robotic legs could power up physical therapy for kids with cerebral palsy

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

65 Million Americans Would Like To Work But Can't Risk Losing Their Entitlements

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

Robotic Crawling Assistant for Kids at Risk of Cerebral Palsy

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

This Robotic Crawler Helps Babies at Risk for Cerebral Palsy 

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

Get Inspired: Find out how football has helped Jude deal with cerebral palsy

Jude Liversage has become an ambassador for Together We Will, a new campaign to encourage more people with disabilities to take up sport.

The Blind Teenager Who Sang at the RNC

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

A blind girl with cerebral palsy belted out the national anthem at the Republican National Convention.

'Chills': Blind singer gives viewers 'goosebumps' with 'amazing' rendition of national anthem

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

Taylor Swift Gets Some Support From A Superfan With Cerebral Palsy — Who Says The Singer Helped Save Her Life!

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 [...]

Video Games Honed Nicolas Hamilton Into a Real Race Driver

How a pro racer and Project CARS consultant overcame cerebral palsy to race for real.

Jeison Aristizábal: The Boy Who Is Raising a Village

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.

This Pop-Up Playground In London Features A Milkshake Tree

The park is designed to offer fun multi-sensory learning for kids affected with cerebral palsy

Medical News Today: Understanding baby's first steps could improve spinal injury rehab

Understanding the brain patterns of a baby's primitive stepping reflex may help children with cerebral palsy and adults with spinal cord injury.

With Hippotherapy, the Horse Provides the Therapy

2 months agoHealth : Well

For people with cerebral palsy and other disorders, holding the body upright while riding can improve muscle tone -- and it's fun.

4 Things Children With Birth Injuries And Their Parents Should Know That Could Be Worth Lots Of Money

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

This Seat Helps Kids With Cerebral Palsy Experience The Joy Of Slides

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

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

A Slide Seat for Disabled Kids

2 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

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

U.K. kids make heartwarming gesture to classmate with cerebral palsy

Ten-year-old British boy did not want to participate in sports day at his school -- but now he's glad he did

Twin brothers born prematurely beat the odds and now share incredible bond

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.

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