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Category Archives: Cerebral Palsy

I’m Following the Path of a Warrior as I Battle for Equality – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Posted: December 7, 2019 at 12:44 pm

I have a face, a countenance that I reserve for speaking with doctors who are quick to discount me and teachers who doubted my intelligence. Its the same one I wore as a teenager in my individualized education programs. Behind my unwavering expression, I keep a mindset of determination and self-worth Continue reading

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Watch: This teenaged wrestler with cerebral palsy pinned his opponent, who helped him back up later – Scroll.in

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A wrestling match between two teenagers, a video of which was posted on Facebook, is inspiring social media users around the world. One of the two wrestlers, Lucas Lacina, has cerebral palsy, while the other, Austin Scranton displays what viewers are calling true sportsmanship in his match with his differently-abled opponent. The one-minute-long video, which subsequently went viral, shows 14-year-old Lacina pinning down his opponent and winning the match. Continue reading

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Portland middle school waited 3 days to tell mother that son with cerebral palsy fell and fractured thigh bones, $2.8M lawsuit says – KGW.com

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PORTLAND, Ore. The mother of a middle schooler is suing the Davis Douglas School District, saying her wheelchair-bound son fell and fractured his thigh bones and school staff didnt tell her until three days later. Continue reading

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Islanders come together to give disabled Rosebank girl early holiday present – SILive.com

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- No one likes when the power goes out, but for at least one Staten Island teen a power outage can be life-shattering. Continue reading

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Welcome to FIFA.com News – The Week in Quotes – FIFA.com

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Weve got young guys who have never experienced anything like that before in their lives, so for them to come out and see what it means to everyone else around them, it means the world. Australia's Pararoos captain Dave Barber after the team played at home for the first time in 19 years. Continue reading

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Girl lived for 34 years with cerebral palsy, euologised as pillar of family – Kenya News Agency

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I threw away a packet of cigarretes I had just bought when the physician who was attending to my baby girl told me she had a chest infection. The infection was causing her breathing problems which was being exacerbated by my habitual smoking which I had adopted as a way of life, Michael Mwangi remarked Continue reading

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Opera addressing questions of disability, technology being developed with Lyric Theatre’s help – University of Illinois News

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. A new opera exploring questions of disability, technology and communication is being created with the help of the Lyric Theatre program at the University of Illinois. Sensorium Ex is in the early stages of development, including a weeklong workshop this past week at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Continue reading

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Nike ramps up adaptive fashion with expanded FlyEase lineup – Yahoo Finance

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Nike (NKE) is stepping up its game to meet the needs of people with disabilities. The swoosh brand is expanding and improving its easy-entry footwear system called FlyEase. One of FlyEases main goals, according to Nike, is to create more hands-free solutions, so the shoesare easier to take off and put on Continue reading

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Tring woman with cerebral palsy lands dream job with support from housing association – Tring Today

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Mimi, left, outside her new work Published: 17:27 Monday 02 December 2019 A woman with cerebral palsy has landed her dream job as a teaching assistant, thanks to support from her housing association. Mimi, who is also a wheelchair user, lives at one of Hightowns supported housing schemes in Tring for people with physical and learning disabilities, as well as mental health issues. Continue reading

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Making the Most of My Mobile Years With Cerebral Palsy – Yahoo Lifestyle

Posted: November 9, 2019 at 8:55 am

Slowing down a term usually used when referring to someone older or someone outside of their prime, right? Continue reading

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