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Brits Drive Three Old Minis Across US To Raise Money For Boy's Surgery

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There’s a little boy named Jack. Jack seems like the usual kooky happy four year old, but there’s one big issue — Jack has spastic diplegia cerebral palsy. Jack’s had a great deal of physical difficulties and can’t walk, at least not yet. There is a surgery that could help, and to get that surgery, three guys are driving 4,000 miles in old Minis. I’ll explain. Read more...

Woman spent 30 YEARS with debilitating cerebral palsy was misdiagnosed – most of her symptoms are cured by just one pill

In an story as devastating as it is inspirational, a Minnesota woman is celebrating her new found health and “freedom” after finding that she had been misdiagnosed 30 years ago

Minnesota Woman Misdiagnosed With Cerebral Palsy For 30 Years Cured With One Pill

Minnesota woman Jean Sharon Abbott spent 30 years of her life suffering from what doctors said was cerebral palsy. Abbott was shocked to discover that nearly all of her symptoms could be cured with just one pill when a new doctor took a second look at her original diagnosis. Show More Summary

Nyia Parker: The Mother From Hell

Nyia Parker resided on the west side of Philadelphia with her 21-year-old son Daequan Norman. Daequan, a quadriplegic, suffered from cerebral palsy. The unemployed 41-year-old mother received Social Security benefits for Daequan and relied upon a network of relatives and friends to help care for her completely dependent son. Show More Summary

Parents Sue Makers Of Botox After Daughter With Cerebral Palsy Dies

A Vermont woman’s parents are suing the botox maker Allergan for contributing to their daughter’s death. Melinda Ann “Mandy” Fortuna, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, died last year in her sleep at the age of 21. Mandy’s deathShow More Summary

Woman Abandons Quadriplegic Son in the Woods So She Can Visit Her Boyfriend

In Philadelphia, a woman was arrested after she left her severely disabled son in the woods for several days. According to ABC News, the young man is 21-years-old, a quadriplegic and has cerebral palsy. He was found covered in leaves, with a blanket, a wheelchair and a bible next to him. His mother, Nyia Parler, […]

Mom Allegedly Dumps Quadriplegic Son In Woods With Nothing But Blanket And Bible

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A 21-year-old quadriplegic who also has Cerebral Palsy was found after being abandoned for five days in a wooded Philadelphia, […] The post Mom Allegedly Dumps Quadriplegic Son In Woods With Nothing But Blanket And Bible appeared first on Crime Feed.

Cops: Woman Left Disabled Son in Woods, Saw Lover

A woman left her quadriplegic son, who has cerebral palsy, in the woods for several days and went to visit her boyfriend in Maryland, police said yesterday. The 21-year-old son was found lying in the leaves covered with a blanket next to a wheelchair and a Bible near Cobbs Creek...

Police seek arrest of mother who left disabled son in woods

last weekNews / Crime : Crimesider

A 21-year-old man who is quadriplegic and has cerebral palsy was found lying in leaves and covered with a blanket next to a wheelchair and Bible while his mother left town

Mom ditches quadriplegic son with cerebral palsy in the woods for five days while visiting boyfriend, is arrested

The level of greed and depravity in society seems to be increasing. We’ve gone from legalizing abortion in the 1970s to throwing away young children. Now, a mother dumped her helpless 21-year old

Police: Woman abandoned quadriplegic son in woods

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Philadelphia police say 21-year-old with cerebral palsy discovered days after his mother left him alone to visit her boyfriend in Maryland

Quadriplegic Man in Wheelchair Abandoned in Woods

A quadriplegic 21-year-old man with cerebral palsy was discovered in a wooded area near a Philadelphia park on Friday night, where he likely had been abandoned several days earlier with nothing but a blanket and a Bible, police said....Show More Summary

One man's experience of disability and anorexia

Ryan Branson was bullied as a child because of his cerebral palsy. He says this eventually led him to develop an eating disorder.

Kids with neurological disorders need flu vaccines but don't always get them

Children who have neurological disorders such as cerebral palsy or epilepsy are no more likely to be vaccinated against influenza than youngsters without these conditions, despite the increased risk for complications from flu these children experience. Show More Summary

Blind Teen With Cerebral Palsy Brings Down The House With National Anthem

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Marlana VanHoose, who has cerebral palsy and was born blind, can sing like a Grammy Award-winning superstar. The 18-year-old, from Denver, Kentucky, sang the "Star Spangled Banner" at the launch of Rand Paul's presidential campaign Tuesday,...Show More Summary

Watch as This Marine Returns Home to See His Disabled Son Walk for the First Time

In December 2014, Marine Staff Sgt. Jeremy Cooney returned from Afghanistan and was greeted with a huge surprise from his six-year-old son, Michael. Michael has Cerebral Palsy and his parents were told that he would never be able to walk. However, while Jeremy was gone Michael worked with his teachers and his mother, Melissa, and […]

Teen with cerebral palsy wins Garden of Dreams scholarship

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The teen who did not let cerebral palsy or homelessness keep her from the honor roll has won a scholarship.

Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein goes on date with adorable 4-year-old fan with cerebral palsy

Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein goes on date with adorable 4-year-old fan with cerebral palsy        

Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein goes on date with adorable 4-year-old fan with cerebral palsy

A 4-year-old fan who proposed to Kentucky star Willie Caulie-Stein may not get her dream wedding to the basketball star — but did (...)

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