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Blind, deaf man with cerebral palsy murdered

yesterdayNews / Crime : Crimesider

Sacramento police say severely disabled man was shot multiple times as he walked from his apartment to a transit stop

Awesome Spirited Teen With Cerebral Palsy Gets Voted Homecoming Queen

A high school in Minnesota recently came together to ensure its biggest supporter was crowned homecoming queen. Murray County Central High School students crowned Tori Van Peursem, an 18-year-old with cerebral palsy, their homecoming queen as a way to show how much they appreciated her. Show More Summary

Preventing cerebral palsy in preterm infants through dermal monitoring

A potential method of screening for jaundice (hyperbilirubinemia), a cause of cerebral palsy and loss of hearing in preterm infants with kyperbilirubinemia, has been proposed using painless dermal monitoring. The research group also determined the correct area of skin to monitor for accurate results. Show More Summary

John Oliver’s Gift For Syrian Refugee

A 16-year-old refugee with cerebral palsy traveled from Northern Syria to Germany to meet her brother. And she learned English by watching ‘Days of Our Lives.’ Cue John Oliver.

Fighting Child Mortality with the Kindness of Others

Two years ago in California, Nikki Miller's boys, Carson and Chase, were both diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. Thousands of miles away, Phedia, a 4 year-old in Haiti, was fighting for oxygen due to the congenital heart disease she had faced since birth. Show More Summary

Fighting Child Mortality with the Kindness of Others

Co-authored by Grace Garey, Co-Founder of Watsi Two years ago in California, Nikki Miller's boys, Carson and Chase, were both diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. Thousands of miles away, Phedia, a 4 year-old in Haiti, was fighting for oxygen due to the congenital heart disease she had faced since birth. Show More Summary

British man and Taiwanese wife with cerebral palsy sell popular 'love bread' in Taiwan

last monthChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The story of a British man and a Taiwanese woman with cerebral palsy who got married and opened up a bread shop together has lit up social media sites and reminded even the most cold-hearted among us that true love exists. The breadShow More Summary

Around Town - RJ Mitte - Overcoming Adversity

Mon 12 Oct Like his character on the Emmy Award-winning drama Breaking Bad, RJ Mitte was born with cerebral palsy (the actor has a milder form of the disability...

To pay medical costs for triplets with cerebral palsy, Harbin mom sells oysters, kind residents buy them up

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

The story of a determined 27-year-old mother from Heilongjiang province, who has been selling barbecued oysters to pay for medical treatment for her triplet daughters with cerebral palsy recently touched the hearts of netizens and went viral. After reading her sorrowful story, kind local residents have come out in droves to buy her oysters and pay a little extra. [ more › ]

Chicago Sky Sign 14-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy To A One-Day Contract

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

On Friday, 14-year-old Kiara Hood's dream to play professional basketball came true. The WNBA's Chicago Sky signed the Illinois teen to a one-day contract, in which she'll join the team for a pre-game shoot around with the Sky before they face off against the Washington Mystics at Allstate Arena at 7. Show More Summary

#TheRemix: Krip Hop Nation Co-Founder Leroy Franklin Moore on Hip-Hop and Disability

'Rapper, educator and activist Leroy Franklin Moore performs and lectures about the intersections of race and disability. Born in New York City with cerebral palsy, Moore is co-founder of Krip Hop Nation, a project which came out of his interest in black musicians who were marginalized because of their disabilities. Show More Summary

?natalia vodianova speaks out for the rights of disabled people

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : Vice: i-D

The cruel treatment of her sister, who has autism and cerebral palsy, sparked the statement.

Medical News Today: Evidence found of genetic cause for cerebral palsy

Contrary to what was previously believed, a research team has discovered evidence of genetic causes for cerebral palsy, radically changing how the condition is understood.

Study sheds surprising light on the causes of cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of physical disability in children. It has historically been considered to be caused by factors such as birth asphyxia, stroke and infections in the developing brain of babies. In a new game-changing...Show More Summary

Boy With Cerebral Palsy Inspires in Triathlon Finish

His name is Bailey Matthews. He's an 8-year-old boy in UK who has cerebral palsy, and images of him completing a triathlon have gone viral, reports CBS News and Bailey ditched his walker near the finish line and got there on his own, despite falling twice. The Doncaster...

Badass 8-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Completes First Triathlon, Is Way More Awesome Than You

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

I hope you didn’t take that headline personally. I’m sure you are pretty awesome. However, it is highly unlikely that you are as awesome as Bailey Matthews of Doncaster, England, the 8-year-old with cerebral palsy who recently completed his first triathlon. Because that kid is off the charts. On Sunday, Bailey took part in the […]

Boy with cerebral palsy tosses aside his walker to finish the triathlon

Just before 8-year-old Bailey Matthews completed a triathlon, the little boy with cerebral palsy abandoned his walker to cross the finish line. Matthews competed in the Castle Howard Triathlon — his first ever — on Saturday in North Yorkshire, England. Show More Summary

Watch: 8-year-old with cerebral palsy finishes triathlon in most inspiring way

Bailey Matthew, an 8-year-old who has cerebral palsy, finishes his first-ever triathlon without the aid of his walker.

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