Cerebral Palsy

One bereaved mum’s mission to support others through grief

A heartbroken mother whose daughter died at the age of four-and-a-half battled with her grief for nearly nine years before finding salvation – and now she wants to help other families. Bronwyn Evans, 34, lost her daughter Roxy suddenly on October 20, 2007, leaving the mother-of-three and partner Wayne Palmer devastated. The youngster, who...

Service Dog Case Headed To Supreme Court Cerebral Palsy Lawyer

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court said late last month that it will consider the case of a 12-year-old Jackson, Mich., girl with cerebral palsy and a goldendoodle named Wonder, deciding whether Ehlena Fry’s family can sue for damages from a school district that balked at the service dog’s presence in the classroom.Stacy and...

Disability : Florida Teen Dies After Disabled Mom Loses Custody

The last time Doris Freyre saw her 14-year-old daughter, Marie, alive was around 1 p.m. on April 26. She watched helplessly as the disabled girl was strapped to a stretcher and sent by ambulance to a nursing home in Miami -- five hours away from their home in Tampa, Fla.Florida child welfare authorities had...

‘I have cerebral palsy and I enjoy Life’ Must Watch n Read

Even though Colin Wright was born with cerebral palsy, it hasn't stopped the 60-year-old from having sexual encounters. Rachel, a sex worker who regularly sees Colin, believes everyone has a right to have sex, no matter their disability. (We recommend watching the video in full screen)I came from a family who didn't talk about...

15 Things You Didn’t Know Cerebral Palsy (Famous Personalities With Disability And 5 Possible Cause )

Cerebral Palsy: 15 Things You Didn’t Know Any issue in Dictionary Please Forget I am New And Share Information :)Cerebral palsy is a disorder that many people talk about but few understand. Despite the fact that the disorder has spent a considerable amount of time in the spotlight and under the scrutiny of the public...

NJ Girl Doesn’t Let Cerebral Palsy Keep Her From Love Of Playing Basketball

RAMSEY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Skill, determination and a special operation are helping an 11-year-old girl succeed on the basketball court.“I feel like I have to impress everybody and I feel like I have to work harder than everybody else,” said 11-year-old Marina Pellicciari, who suffers from cerebral palsy.Hard work is nothing new Marina, especially at...

My Daughter Has Cerebral Palsy—and I Refuse to Sugarcoat How Hard It Is

Aimee Christian is the mother of Thora, 5, and Freyja, 3. Her blog,Teeny and the Bee, chronicles family life and parenting issues involving Freyja, who has cerebral palsy. She is candid about the difficulties of raising a child with special needs and explains here why she is unwilling to sugarcoat her experience.Right away, I...

What I Want You To Know About My Children With Special Needs

When I look at all the paperwork from doctors and therapists (that I try and keep track of but somehow never really get under control) I can see it’s a lot.When we have a tough day, when both boys are exhibiting the more difficult signs and symptoms of their diagnoses, I know it’s a...

Why We’re Sharing the Stories of Our Kids With ‘Mild’ Cerebral Palsy

The following scenario has become an almost daily occurrence. My daughter with cerebral palsy and I will be out and about running errands or shopping  and we get the look. I like to think it’s just because she is so cute, but it’s not a regular adoring stare. There’s a curious expression behind it. I can...

Why I Hope You’ll ‘Ask Away’ If You’re Curious About My Disability

According to eDiplomat, a website for the international diplomatic community, under the subheading “helpful hints” for United States cultural etiquette, “It is considered rude to stare, ask questions or otherwise bring attention to someone’s disability.”As a person with cerebral palsy, that struck me as not only untrue, but a possible first step in how...

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