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Cerebral Palsy

Gary goes the extra mile for Cumbria Cerebral Palsy and Sport Relief – Cumbria Crack

Gary Turner a former Lakes college student from Whitehaven, who has cerebral palsy and has been wheelchair…

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Grantham children walk to raise awareness of cerebral palsy – Grantham Journal

Two Grantham children in their walking frames walked all the way from Wyndham Park to McDonald’s. They…

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We meet two brave pooches who help their disabled owners in a crisis and are up for our Hero Dog Awards – The Sun

DOES your dog deserve a canine crown? There is still time to enter our Hero Dog Awards, celebrating…

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Man with cerebral palsy to get his black belt in martial arts – KSDK.com

Even the people who live near this strip mall in St. Charles County, have come a long…

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Community rally round little girl with cerebral palsy born 12 weeks early – Lincolnshire Live

A community is rallying around a ‘precious’ little girl with cerebral palsy who was born 12 weeks…

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Scoliosis surgery in children with cerebral palsy: Quality of life benefits outweigh risks – Science Daily

For children with severe cerebral palsy (CP), surgery for scoliosis (sideways curvature of the spine) significantly improves…

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Disability Etiquette Is a Must in Society – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Imagine going to the mall with a wheelchair-accessible van and all handicapped-accessible spaces are taken, but no…

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Wheelchair-bound boy with cerebral palsy, 17, filmed his carer ‘starving him of food and verbally tormenting him’ – leading police to charge the 42-year-old woman over the alleged abuse – Daily Mail

A wheelchair bound boy with cerebral palsy filmed his carer allegedly abusing him, leading police to lay…

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Kind-hearted strangers raise £4,500 to replace wheelchair stolen from 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy – iNews

A viral crowdfunding campaign has raised nearly £5,000 to replace a nine-year-old boy’s wheelchair and walker after…

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Mum of triplets raising funds to take son with Cerebral palsy to America for operation – ITV News

In 2014, a Cardiff woman who feared she would never have children defied odds of 1-in-a-100 million…

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Boy with cerebral palsy left stranded after ‘vermin’ steals his wheelchair and walker from outside his house – Bristol Post

A nine-year-old boy with cerebral palsy faces an uncertain future after his walker and wheelchair were both…

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Parents of cerebral palsy sufferer say they never thought son would walk with his brother – Express.co.uk

Seeing him take his first steps, with a helping hand from brother Solomon, was a magical moment…

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10-year-old boy with cerebral palsy wins national poetry competition – ITV News

A young football fan from Monmouthshire has won a national poetry competition judged by a Premier League…

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Campaign gets underway to help fund surgery for Leonie Hadley-Wilkinson, five, who has cerebral palsy – Bradford Telegraph and Argus

LITTLE Leonie Hadley-Wilkinson hasn’t had the easiest start in life. Born ten weeks early, the tot, now five,…

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‘Cerebral palsy won’t stop me becoming a lawyer’ – BBC News

Daniel Holt has a law degree, an ambition to be a barrister – and cerebral palsy. He says…

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British paralympian Sophia Warner slams easyJet after she was left in tears when staff ‘told her to PROVE she has cerebral palsy’ – Daily Mail

A British former Paralympian has been left devastated after being asked to ‘prove’ her disability by easyJet…

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Genetic Switch May Help Identify Infants at Risk of Cerebral Palsy, Study Says – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Identifying the ON/OFF signals that regulate certain genes may help detect the risk of cerebral palsy in…

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Football mad teen with cerebral palsy had enough of the sub bench so created his own team – Express.co.uk

Cameron, 17, who is the coach, wants all the boys and girls to get a chance to…

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“Cerebral palsy is not a disability sentence” – Daily Nation

“My name is Phyllis Waruguru. I am a mother of three – two boys and one girl….

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Squad goals! Heartwarming video shows wheelchair-bound boy with cerebral palsy fulfilling his dream of competing in a school cheerleading competition – Daily Mail

A 14-year-old boy with cerebral palsy has proved he isn’t letting his disability hold him back from…

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Oliver Bareham, who has cerebral palsy, was given a tricycle to help him join his family on cycling trips after receiving a grant from the Falmouth and Penryn Grants Foundation – Falmouth Packet

A Falmouth boy with cerebral palsy has been given a new tricycle to help him get mobile…

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Care worker is caught beating a girl, 15, with cerebral palsy on hidden camera set up by the child’s mother when the victim started wetting the bed and developed crooked teeth – Daily Mail

A care worker is facing jail after shocking video showed her beating a child with cerebral palsy. Larissa…

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Parents of Preterm Cerebral Palsy Children Need More Support, Study Finds – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Parents of children born prematurely and diagnosed with cerebral palsy experience cumulative emotional burden and more distress…

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Research to make early diagnosis, intervention possible for cerebral palsy – Medical Xpress

A test to diagnose cerebral palsy at birth, which could allow infants access to critical early interventions,…

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Support centre in Runcorn gives children with cerebral palsy more independence – Runcorn and Widnes World

A NEW member of staff has been recruited to help children with cerebral palsy gain more independence. Becca…

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Heartwarming: Former Sheffield boxing champion helps cerebral palsy victim deal with his condition…in the ring – The Star

They call him Smokin’ Shaun. And while Sheffield boxing has had more than its fair share of…

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Dedication pays off as Rhys, 15, gets ready to fly flag for Scotland at cerebral palsy world games – Aberdeen Evening Express

North-east swimmer Rhys Gill will represent Scotland at a world event later this year. The 15-year-old has been…

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Keep on rockin’! Neil Young and Daryl Hannah bring his son Ben, who has cerebral palsy, to screening of their Netflix film Paradox at SXSW – Daily Mail

Neil Young and Daryl Hannah made a splash at South by Southwest Thursday. The celebrity couple of more…

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Madame Tussauds staff asked wheelchair-bound cerebral palsy sufferer to PROVE he is disabled…. now they have apologised – Stoke Sentinel

Wheelchair-user Liam Maxwell has hit out at Madame Tussauds – after being told to prove he is…

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‘On your next album, can you please write a song about disability?’ Ed Sheeran hugs nine-year-old superfan with cerebral palsy in emotional backstage video – Daily Mail

The British crooner is currently touring his Divide album Down Under, wowing stadium-sized crowds of his devoted…

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Children with cerebral palsy travel miles to seek free conductive education sessions – Runcorn and Widnes World

CHILDREN with cerebral palsy are travelling miles to attend free conductive education sessions at a Runcorn centre. The…

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Toddler with cerebral palsy has had his life changed by one lovely act of kindness – Plymouth Herald

A three-year-old boy with cerebral palsy and other complex needs who has to be fed through a…

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Music Therapy Suggested as Aid to Children with Severe Cerebral Palsy – Physical Therapy Products

Music therapy, combined with physical therapy, may be able to help improve the upper body function in…

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A Dorchester born man with cerebral palsy is limbering up ahead of a marathon task – Dorset Echo

A Dorchester born man with cerebral palsy is polishing off his running shoes to raise money for…

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Madame Tussauds staff asked wheelchair-bound cerebral palsy sufferer to PROVE he was disabled before selling him a discounted ticket – Daily Mail

A Madame Tussauds attraction in a sleepy seaside town has been forced to apologise after asking a…

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Who is Francesca Martinez, what’s she said about cerebral palsy, was she in Grange Hill and what TV shows has she been on? – The Sun

BRITISH comedian Francesca Martinez isn’t afraid to laugh at herself. Here’s everything you need to know about one…

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Colchester Swimming Club’s Samuel Whearty to compete at Cerebral Palsy Sport National Swimming Championships – Gazette

SAMUEL Whearty will be flying the flag for Colchester Swimming Club at this year’s Cerebral Palsy Sport…

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Spread the Word: March Is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Cerebral palsy is a neurological disability that affects thousands of children and adults worldwide. March is Cerebral…

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Study Shows Dysport Is More Cost-Effective Option for Children with Cerebral Palsy – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Dysport (abobotulinumtoxin A) administered at a dose two times higher than that of Botox (onabotulinumtoxin A) is…

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Boy with cerebral palsy to be injected with brother’s stem cells – Daily Mail

A British boy is flying to the US to undergo an experimental treatment for cerebral palsy -…

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Lewis, 2, with cerebral palsy, needs £30k op so he can walk by himself – Gazette

A LITTLE boy who is determined to walk is in need of a £30,000 operation. Lewis Whele, two,…

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Award winning Scots teen battling cerebral palsy makes mark on home city with social media brand – Scottish Daily Record

An award winning Scots teenager is making a huge mark on his home city despite facing a…

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Student opens up on how daily struggles with Cerebral Palsy rob him of independence – Scottish Daily Record

Student journalist Kyle Gunn, 20, suffers from Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy , a condition that means all four…

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Dublin mum of boy, 12, with cerebral palsy and juvenile arthritis reveals how Barretstown Children’s Charity changed their lives – The Irish Sun

THE mum of a boy with cerebral palsy and ­juvenile arthritis has told how Barretstown ­Children’s Charity…

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Two-year-old with cerebral palsy defies odds by taking first steps – Daily Mail

Samuel Wright was never expected to stand or walk as he was given only one-percent chance of…

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Living with Cerebral Palsy as if It Were the Olympics – Cerebral Palsy News Today

I’ve loved watching the Olympics as long as I can remember. It doesn’t matter if it’s the…

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Cerebral palsy telethon set for Sunday – Times Daily

For the young clients of the United Cerebral Palsy Center of Northwest Alabama, Sunday marks a big…

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Drop in Muscle Strength May Drive Motor Capacity Decline in Cerebral Palsy, Study Finds – Cerebral Palsy News Today

A drop in muscle strength may be the driver of the fast decline observed in motor capacity…

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Parents of children with cerebral palsy need more support – Daily Nation

When I was a child, Chris* was the undisputed VIP in our little local Seventh Day Adventist…

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Castlemilk football coach with cerebral palsy named young volunteer of the year – Scottish Daily Record

A Castlemilk teenager with cerebral palsy has been named young volunteer of the year for his services…

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‘One of the best nights of my life!’ Californication star David Duchovny serenades fan with cerebral palsy during Sydney concert – Daily Mail

The American star already has a large fan base after appearing in popular TV shows, Californication, The…

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How 1950s parents were forced to fight for children with cerebral palsy’s right to education – The Conversation UK

When it was introduced in Britain, the 1944 Education Act mapped out a new era for education….

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Young Limerick woman with rare form of cerebral palsy bids to raise €100,000 to get US treatment that will stop her being wheelchair bound for life – The Irish Sun

A YOUNG woman battling a rare form of cerebral palsy is bidding to raise €100,000 to stop…

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Hippotherapy May Help Improve Trunk Strength, Control in Kids with CP, Researchers Say – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Hippotherapy, a type of therapy that simulates horseback riding, was found to be potentially beneficial in improving…

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Police hunt gang of thugs who assaulted blind man with cerebral palsy – Scottish Daily Record

Police were this week hunting a group of vile thugs who hurled abuse and assaulted a blind…

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Jack Rutter: England Cerebral Palsy captain ‘devastated’ as new rules end career – BBC Sport

England Cerebral Palsy captain Jack Rutter says he is “devastated” after a change to classification rules led…

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Child models with Down’s Syndrome and cerebral palsy join River Island’s new campaign – iNews

Six children with disabilities have become the stars of River Island’s new children’s range in a campaign…

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This little boy has cerebral palsy and loves football – you can help him stop falling over – Cambridge News

A little boy with cerebral palsy and a passion for football needs a major operation to help…

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Mum slams West Lothian Council as son with cerebral palsy still waits for a suitable house after nine years – Scottish Daily Record

The mother of a teenager with cerebral palsy who has to crawl up the stairs of his…

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Mum fundraising for disabled five-year-old with cerebral palsy – Oxford Mail

A MOTHER is asking for help to reach a £5,000 target to fund treatment and equipment for…

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How to Choose the Right Mobility Aid – Cerebral Palsy News Today

While on the topic of things to consider when making a transition, let’s talk about mobility devices,…

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Simulated hippotherapy has potential to improve quality of life for children with cerebral palsy – News-Medical.net

Robotically assisted hippotherapy, a type of therapy that simulates the repetitive and rhythmic movement of a horse,…

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Watch moment Scots teen with Cerebral Palsy is forced to CRAWL up stairs amid nine-year wait for ‘suitable’ home – The Scottish Sun

THIS is the heartbreaking moment a Scottish teen with Cerebral Palsy is forced to CRAWL up the…

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Australian woman, 26, with cerebral palsy becomes the first person in a wheelchair to complete seven marathons on seven continents in a week – Daily Mail

There aren’t many people in the world who can say that they have completed seven marathons on…

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Cork twin with cerebral palsy settles case over circumstances of birth – Irish Examiner

A 20-year old woman with cerebral palsy who had sued over the circumstances of her birth at…

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New disability benefits system is ‘full of holes’ says woman with cerebral palsy whose payments dropped from £450 to £80 a month – Nottingham Post

A woman with cerebral palsy has called for a radical overhaul in a new disability benefit system…

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Cerebral palsy is no obstacle for young Israeli who wants to serve – The Jerusalem Post

Over 17 years of service in the air force, Major Oren H. has flown several models of…

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Fundraising campaign for schoolboy with cerebral palsy to have life changing surgery – ITV News

The parents of a little boy from Northampton who has cerebral palsy are asking for help so…

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Teens ransack home of pensioner with cerebral palsy – ITV News

A pensioner with cerebral palsy was robbed and abused by two young teenagers in his own home. 66-year-old…

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Disabled pensioner with cerebral palsy forced to watch thieves ransack his home – Mirror.co.uk

A terrified disabled pensioner was forced to watch hooded thieves ransacking him home for valuables. Robin Murkin has…

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Apgar scores in neonates predict risk of CP and epilepsy – Karolinska Institutet

An infant’s scores on the so-called Apgar scale can predict the risk of a later diagnosis of…

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Children With Unilateral Cerebral Palsy Have Less Grip Power, Study Shows – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Children with unilateral cerebral palsy (UCP), compared to healthy children, have more difficulty gripping objects during specific…

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Online fundraiser to help Norfolk toddler with cerebral palsy get life-changing operation – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

But despite her “charming”, “brilliant” and “positive” attitude to life, three-year-old Alice Craythorne, from East Church Street…

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Man with cerebral palsy graduates in Computer Science – The Punch

About 14,771 graduates of the National Open University Nigeria, Abuja were awarded degrees in various disciplines during…

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Kelty cerebral palsy sufferer talks of abuse she suffered in Dunfermline town centre – Dunfermline Press

A KELTY woman who was subjected to abuse about her disability in Dunfermline town centre has spoken…

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Girl with cerebral palsy becomes an Instagram star – Daily Mail Online

A four-year-old girl with cerebral palsy has become an Instagram star, with 112,000 followers on social media…

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9 year old with cerebral palsy can now play viola thanks to some impressive engineering – Classic FM

A 9-year-old girl with cerebral palsy is now able to play the viola, thanks to three young…

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IoT Doorman: Eye-Controlled Door for a Girl with Cerebral Palsy – Hackaday

Kyleigh has an eye-controlled computer on her wheelchair but something as simple as her bedroom door was…

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Burnley mum launches High Court action against hospital after her daughter born with cerebral palsy – Burnley Express

A Burnley mum is taking East Lancs Hospitals NHS Trust to the High Court claiming that her…

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Hospital apologises for second time over birth of girl with cerebral palsy – Irish Times

South Tipperary General Hospital apologised in the High Court on Thursday for a second time to the…

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Boy with cerebral palsy to receive life-changing operation in US after success of ‘Lincoln’s Legs’ fundraising campaign – South Wales Argus

A FAMILY from Torfaen will jet to the US later this year after raising funds towards a…

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Stevenage gym buffs make revealing calendar in bid to fund treatment for nine-year-old boy with cerebral palsy – Comet 24

Cameron Oliver, who lives in Stevenage, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when he was 13 months old,…

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Louis Tomlinson gives $10k to fan with cerebral palsy – BBC Newsbeat

Louis Tomlinson has given $10,000 (£7,200) to a nine-year-old fan with cerebral palsy. Rylee Sanford lives in Georgia,…

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Co Antrim girl (9) to be awarded £8million in damages after parents claim medical negligence left her with cerebral palsy – Belfast Telegraph

A nine-year-old Co Antrim girl who suffered brain damage at birth is set to be awarded more…

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Cerebral palsy sufferer asked to touch toes in benefit test – Impartial Reporter

A FLORENCECOURT man living with Cerebral Palsy says he is seeking legal advice over the “aggressive” attitude…

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Smartphone Technology to Be Used for Cerebral Palsy Screening in Rural Australia – Cerebral Palsy News Today

A smartphone app used in remote communities in India will now be used in rural areas of…

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At first people thought Alfie was a ‘lazy boy’ – until he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy – Gazette Live

A little boy who needs a complex spinal operation is hoping the procedure can finally relieve him…

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You Don’t Have to Change This Year. But If You Do … – Cerebral Palsy News Today

We are just over a couple of weeks into the new year. I know you are likely…

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Co-op shoppers support children with cerebral palsy – Runcorn and Widnes World

A CENTRE for children with cerebral palsy has been been awarded almost £9,000 by the Co-op Community Fund. The charity Stick’n’Step provides free conductive…

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NUFC legend Alan Shearer voices support for cerebral palsy teenager after speech machine stolen – Chronicle Live

Toon legend Alan Shearer has voiced his support for a disabled teenager whose vital speech machine has been stolen. Miya Thirlby has been left…

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Teen with cerebral palsy left unable to communicate after sick thieves stole her talking computer – The Sun

A TEEN with cerebral palsy has been left unable to communicate after cruel thieves stole her computer. The family of Miya Thirlby, 16, have…

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Burglars steal £10k of tools being used to adapt family’s home for child with cerebral palsy – Bournemouth Echo

THE furious parents of a severely disabled girl have slammed burglars who have delayed her move to a dream new home. Nine-year-old Isabelle Taylor,…

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KIPP students help design therapeutic toys for kids with cerebral palsy – Daily Item

Eighth graders at KIPP Academy spent the past month embracing the world of engineering design and STEM research so they could lend helping…

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Stress Is an Added Dimension for Those with Disabilities – Cerebral Palsy News Today

A common question many people ask of us who have disabilities is, “How do you do it every day?” Or, my favorite comment,…

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Republic of Ireland Cerebral Palsy team are looking for new players ahead of European Championships – Leitrim Observer

The Republic of Ireland Cerebral Palsy team are holding four trials in the coming months in a bid to find the next crop…

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The five-year-old with cerebral palsy who’s an Instagram star – BBC Three

Finley is five years old, and suffers from cerebral palsy, a condition that affects the part of her brain controlling movement, posture, and…

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Family of eight-year-old from Blackburn suffering from cerebral palsy ‘forever grateful’ as they look forward to 2018 – Lancashire Telegraph

THE family of an eight-year-old boy suffering from cerebral palsy are looking forward to 2018 with positivity after a ‘surreal’ year. In September Samuel…

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Jace Webberley from Yeovil got an amazing gift from Santa to help him battle cerebral palsy – Somerset Live

Jace Webberley from Yeovil got an amazing gift from Santa to help him battle cerebral palsy Jace Webberley, from Yeovil, was born with…

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Task Training Seems to Improve Hand Dexterity in Kids with Cerebral Palsy, Study Finds – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Task-oriented training (TOT) improves hand dexterity in children with cerebral palsy (CP), according to a preliminary study from South Korea. The research, titled “

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Cardiff man with cerebral palsy refused Uber ride – BBC News

A disabled man refused an Uber ride home from a Cardiff party on New Year’s Eve has said he is convinced it was…

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Deaf teenager with cerebral palsy Tjili Grant Wetherill takes art world by storm – Daily Echo

SHE IS the deaf teenager with cerebral palsy who is taking the art world by storm. Tjili (pronounced Chilli) Grant Wetherill was the only…

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Little girl with severe cerebral palsy given Christmas gift she desperately needs – Chronicle Live

A little girl with severe cerebral palsy has been given the one Christmas gift she so desperately needs. Lois Walker, nine, is unable to…

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Girl, 14, who received surprise bedside visit from Adele dies after brave battle with cerebral palsy – The Sun

A 14-YEAR-OLD girl who received a surprise visit from popstar Adele has died. Rebecca Gibney, from Belfast, passed away on Boxing Day from health…

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Fundraising appeal launched for boy, 8, after life-changing operation to help his cerebral palsy – Glasgow Live

A second fundraising appeal has been launched to help raise vital funds for an eight-year-old boys recovery after life-changing surgery. Guy Pentland has cerebral…

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Children with cerebral palsy find confidence on the football pitch – Metro

If you heard the sound of high-pitched enthusiasm filling this hall in east London, you might think this was just your average sports…

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“Lovely” schoolgirl who has cerebral palsy receives second trike from Steve Bernard Foundation – Bournemouth Echo

A BOURNEMOUTH schoolgirl who suffers from cerebral palsy and quadriplegia has received her second trike from the Steve Bernard Foundation. Charlotte Oxford was presented…

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A Little Girl Walks for the First Time to See Santa – Cerebral Palsy News Today

I have very happy memories of Christmas, especially of Santa Claus. Some children were scared of the thought that he always watched you…

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VIDEO: Watch as dream comes true for Stonehaven youngster with cerebral palsy – The Courier

A football loving 12-year-old with cerebral palsy can finally play the game with his pals on an Xbox – thanks to a specially…

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Ellesmere Port’s George Shaw and his Cerebral Palsy FC team-mates get VIP treatment at Everton FC – The Chester Chronicle

Ellesmere Port youngster George Shaw enjoyed a VIP behind-the-scenes tour of Everton’s training ground last week along with his team mates from Cerebral…

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Young cerebral palsy sufferer says ‘thanks a million’ after appearing in emotional British Airways Christmas video – Scottish Daily Record

Young Finlay Sangster has proved he’s one in a million by melting hearts around the world. Cerebral palsy sufferer Finlay, 12, of Stonehaven, Kincardineshire,…

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Girl with cerebral palsy walks unaided on This Morning – Daily Mail

A three-year-old girl with cerebral palsy moved viewers to tears when she walked unaided to meet Father Christmas on This Morning. Esme Hodge, from…

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Video: Rangers stars’ surprise for cerebral palsy sufferer – The Scotsman

Rangers stars Josh Windass and Lee Wallace appeared in a heartfelt video with football fanatic Finlay Sangster.

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This 19-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Is a CrossFit Superstar – Men’s Health

A short video of a CrossFit athlete performing a power clean began to make the rounds on reddit on Tuesday—and it’s easy to…

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Founder of Cerebral Palsy United in Partington wins BBC Unsung Hero for the North West – Messenger Newspapers

A MAN who set up Cerebral Palsy United in Partington after a life-changing accident, has been awarded BBC Unsung Hero for the North…

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Running club chooses girl, 10, with cerebral palsy, as club charity – Gazette Series

A RUNNING club has chosen a young girl with cerebral palsy as their club charity. Ten-year-old Bailey Griffiths, from Cam, is profoundly deaf and…

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Toilet humour! Mother of boy with cerebral palsy creates an advent calendar full of LOO selfies in a bid to demand better disabled facilities – Daily Mail

A mother-of-two has created an advent calendar with a twist, posing for a series of toilet selfies in a bid to raise awareness…

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Bouncers turned Sheffield Hallam student with cerebral palsy away from Yates because he ‘sounded too drunk’ – The Star

A Sheffield Hallam student said he was refused entry into a Yates bar after the bouncers mistook his cerebral palsy for ‘sounding too…

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Woman with cerebral palsy told she would ‘struggle to get a job’ lands dream role with police – Huddersfield Examiner

They told her she would struggle to get a job and that voluntary work would lead nowhere. And she proved them wrong. A Huddersfield woman…

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VIDEO: First steps on treadmill by local man with cerebral palsy viewed 100,000 times on Facebook – Evening Telegraph

Jonny Brown, 29, from Coaltown of Wemyss, has become a well-known face at Michael Woods Sports and Leisure Centre in Glenrothes — but…

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Cerebral Palsy Can Be Reduced in Preterm Babies if Moms Given Magnesium Sulfate, Study Suggests – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Magnesium sulfate given to pregnant women at risk of preterm birth can prevent cerebral palsy and reduce the combined risk of fetal/infant death…

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Cord Blood May Improve Motor Function in Young Children With Cerebral Palsy – Neurology Advisor

HealthDay News — Infusion of autologous umbilical cord blood improves whole brain connectivity and motor function in young children with cerebral palsy (CP),…

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2017 Holiday Buying Guide for Cerebral Palsy – Cerebral Palsy News Today

The holidays are upon us again, and that means parties, decorating, family — and gifts. As you make your list this year, you…

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Festive joy at Accrington switch-on for boy, 8, suffering from cerebral palsy after fall – Lancashire Telegraph

Festive Joy For Young Boy with Cerebral Palsy  Christmas has come early for an 8-year-old boy from Accrington who has cerebral palsy is set…

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Cord blood improves motor function with cerebral palsy – Medical Xpress

  Infusion of autologous umbilical cord blood improves whole brain connectivity and motor function in young children with cerebral palsy (CP), according to a…

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Man who sucker-punched man with cerebral palsy gets prison – CTV News

Man you punched man with Cerebral Palsy gets prison sentence A man who was caught on video sucker-punching a man with cerebral palsy outside…

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Study is launched to help people with cerebral palsy – The Argus

Study Launched to help people with Cerebral Palsy Young people living with cerebral palsy are being urged to help with a new research project. 

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Woman with cerebral palsy feels ‘euphoria’ after walking Round the Bridges – Stuff.co.nz

Diana McGillivray is “still on a high” after completing this year’s Round the Bridges on walking sticks. The 29-year-old Hamilton woman has cerebral palsy…

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New Treatment For Children With Cerebral Palsy Uses Stem Cells From Their Own Umbilical Cord – CBS New York

There’s some exciting news for families who have children with cerebral palsy. A potential treatment using stem cells could be the first effective…

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Aspirin link to cerebral palsy in babies – Daily Mail

Babies are more likely to suffer cerebral palsy if their mother took aspirin during pregnancy, a study suggests. Newborns were almost two-and-a-half times more…

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Tears flow as diners watch film about two-year-old with cerebral palsy Elise Bancks – Leigh Journal

A MUM and her two-year-old daughter’s story caused tears to stream down the faces of many at a fundraising event. An emotional film featuring…

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A Holiday Survival Guide for Cerebral Palsy – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Having cerebral palsy presents a unique experience during the upcoming holiday season. Like they do for anyone, holidays bring forth a certain stress…

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Cerebral palsy: ‘I’m like everyone else. I want to party, get drunk, make mistakes’ – TheJournal.ie

I WANT TO spread the message that people with physical disabilities can do pretty much anything with their lives. Okay, they may need…

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Ipswich youngster Alexander Boyle gets major boost in bid for new tricycle – Ipswich Star

Ipswich seven-year old Alexander Boyle is much nearer getting a new specialist tricycle that will enable him to play with his family and…

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Revolutionary New Stem Cell Clinical Trials Geared Towards Autism and Cerebral Palsy – PR Newswire

Americord Registry, the fastest growing cord blood bank based in New York City, has announced a significant advancement in stem cell research and…

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Brave schoolgirl, 11, with cerebral palsy taken on her final journey by Snow White at her Disney-themed funeral – The Sun

A DISNEY-LOVING little girl who died after a long battle with illness was led to her funeral by Snow White after family friends…

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Author launches new children’s book based on his son who has cerebral palsy

Best-selling author launches new children’s book based on his son who has cerebral palsy – Leader Live

An author will be launching a new children’s book in Wrexham based on his son who has cerebral palsy. Thimble Holiday Havoc has been…

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Epilepsy setback for child, 8, from Accrington battling cerebral palsy – Lancashire Telegraph

AN eight-year-old boy battling cerebral palsy has had his festive plans upset by an epilepsy setback. Finley Rosbotham, from Accrington, is being treated for…

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student with cerebral palsy passes exams to become swim teacher

Immingham student with cerebral palsy beats the odds to chase swim teacher dream – Grimsby Telegraph

A 17-year-old from Immingham has beaten the odds and passed her assistant swim teacher exam – despite having speech, language, and visual impairments…

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Robotic exoskeleton helps kids with cerebral palsy walk independently for the first time – Daily Mail

Children with cerebral palsy will be able to walk upright and on their own thanks to a new robotic suit, a new study…

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Robotic suit helps kids with cerebral palsy walk tall – CNN

Around the world, most children can be found running across playgrounds or skipping up and down stairs with ease. Yet for children with cerebral…

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Racing driver with cerebral palsy dreams of motorsport glory – BBC News

A racing driver with cerebral palsy has taken another step to realising his motorsport dream – by completing a testing session on a…

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10-year-old undocumented immigrant with cerebral palsy released – WOAI

A 10-year old undocumented immigrant suffering from cerebral palsy will be released from federal custody. Our sources at the ACLU tell us Rosa…

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High school football player with cerebral palsy scores heartwarming touchdown – SEC Country

A high school football player in Virginia was featured in a touching moment recently. On Sunday, SportsCenter’s Twitter account relayed a video that showcased…

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Cerebral palsy womans family sues teacher for taping mouth – Daily Mail

The family of a woman with cerebral palsy says her former teacher, among others, abused and neglected her for years while she was…

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Halloween fun to help little girl with cerebral palsy – Hartlepool Mail

A magician conjoured up some spooky fun to raise cash for a sick Hartlepool youngster. A charity kids’ Halloween party was held in…

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Eight-year-old from Accrington with cerebral palsy completes ‘biggest challenge yet’ with fancy dress fun run – Lancashire Telegraph

AN eight-year-old boy battling cerebral palsy was left feeling exhausted but still managed to complete ‘his biggest challenge yet’. Finley Rosbotham, from Accrington, was…

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A child’s own umbilical cord blood may ease cerebral palsy – FierceBiotech

A team at Duke may have landed on a new application for umbilical cord blood—to improve motor skills in children with cerebral palsy. In…

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Umbilical cord blood improves motor skills in some children with cerebral palsy – EurekAlert

An infusion of cells from a child’s own umbilical cord blood appears to improve brain connectivity and motor function in children with spastic…

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Saya Marchand, who has cerebral palsy, needs to raise $50,000 for life-changing operation in USA – The Advertiser

AGED four, Saya Marchand is yet to take her first unaided steps. Saya has cerebral palsy, a result of an accident at birth, and…

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Halloween costumes bring joy to six-year-old with cerebral palsy – Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal

Hand-made Halloween costumes are bring a smile to the face of Jackson Poole. From Curious George and the Man and the Yellow Hat, to…

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Texas girl, 10, with cerebral palsy faces deportation after trip to hospital – The Guardian

A 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy is at risk of deportation after being stopped at a Border Patrol checkpoint and accompanied to hospital…

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Bride-to-be determined to overcome cerebral palsy to walk down the aisle – Daily Post North Wales

A bride-to-be with cerebral palsy is determined to get out of her wheelchair and walk down the aisle to marry her sweetheart. Sian Walley,…

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Million dollar costume! Parents of boy, eight, with cerebral palsy turn his wheelchair into ‘Wheel of Fortune’ for Halloween – Daily Mail

A boy with cerebral palsy got a ‘Wheel of Fortune’-themed Halloween costume this year. Anthony Alfano, eight, watches the game show every night with…

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Help Gamalakhe’s cerebral palsy day care centre’s wishes come true – South Coast Herald

Giorgio Express recently gave Othandweni Cerebral Palsy Day Care Centre a kind donation and Giorgio is now challenging other businesses to help them…

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Cruel robber pushed man with cerebral palsy over garden wall for sake of £125 – Bristol Post

A robber shoved a man with cerebral palsy over a garden wall and left him with a suspected broken back in a desperate…

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Bride with cerebral palsy says she will get out of her wheelchair and walk down the aisle – WalesOnline

A bride-to-be with cerebral palsy says she is determined to get out of her wheelchair to walk down the aisle when she marries…

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How This 20-Year-Old Turned His Struggle With Cerebral Palsy Into an Award-Winning Play – Playbill

When Thomas Ellenson was born, he spent ten days in the neonatal intensive care unit; his parents stood watch over their infant, hoping…

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£8m award for girl left with cerebral palsy after being starved of oxygen at birth at Bradford Royal Infirmary – Bradford Telegraph and Argus

A 12-YEAR-OLD girl left with brain damage after she was starved of oxygen at birth at Bradford Royal Infirmary has been awarded £8…

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Five-year-old with cerebral palsy has boat named after her – St Helens Star

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD girl with cerebral palsy has won a competition to have a boat named after her. Black Prince Narrowboat Holidays launched its own…

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Specialist tricycle from Spennymoor-based charity will give boy with cerebral palsy, from Catterick Village, a new lease of life – The Northern Echo

A MOBILITY tricycle is proving to be the gift that keeps on giving after a charity was able to find a second child…

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The ‘always smiling’ nine-year-old with cerebral palsy who needs help to make his life easier – Bournemouth Echo

A LITTLE boy who defied the odds to survive is in desperate need of help to make his life easier. Eddie Gillespie, who suffers…

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Teenage beauty queen with cerebral palsy wows pageant crowd – Daily Mail

Frances Watkins, 14, from South Wales has taken the pageant world by storm for the last five year, stunning spectators despite her disability.

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Teen With Cerebral Palsy Becomes First Girl on Soccer Powerchair Team – Inside Edition

Soccer icon Pele once called soccer “The Beautiful Game” and this 19-year-old with cerebral palsy is proving it. Hannah is the first and only…

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‘I prefer to be seen as an artist first and foremost … my cerebral palsy is always secondary’ – Belfast Telegraph

Newtownards woman Rachel McBride tells Stephanie Bell how she has overcome her serious disability to gain international recognition as an artist and launch…

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London Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy rebrands as CPotential – Civil Society Media

The London Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy has changed its name to CPotential, and has launched a rebrand of its website and…

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Irish student with Cerebral Palsy fundraising for bionic legs – Irish Mirror

An Irish student with Cerebral Palsy has launched a fundraising appeal to “become bionic”. Éabha Wall, a biochemistry student at University College Cork, needs…

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Int’l Cerebral Palsy Day – The Tribune

The Department of Physiotherapy of Lyallpur Khalsa College organised an event to observe International Cerebral Palsy Day here on Wednesday. Vivek Joshi, who…

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Children ‘not walking by 18 months should be checked for cerebral palsy’ – Birmingham Mail

Children who are not walking by the age of one and a half should be referred to specialist services to see whether they…

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The lovely moment a young boy with cerebral palsy plays his first rugby match – Wales Online

This was the moment a sports-mad little boy with cerebral palsy played his first ever rugby match. Khan Foster, a year seven pupil at…

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Life-changing surgery offered to Sydney girl with cerebral palsy by US surgeon – The Daily Telegraph

GALSTON girl Avalon Chambers suffered a brain injury at birth that led to cerebral palsy and the past six years in a wheelchair. But…

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Father worries for future of daughter afflicted with cerebral palsy – The Express Tribune

For Mushtaq Ahmad, the father of two-year-old Iman, having a daughter was a moment of joy. But when doctors told him that his daughter…

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World Cerebral Palsy Day marked with fundraising for Sheffield charity – The Star

Over a thousand pounds has been raised for a Sheffield charity with a series of events across the city marking World Cerebral Palsy…

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Kingston 10-year-old with cerebral palsy to train with Paralympic coach before Unlimited Great South Wheelchair Event – Surrey Comet

A 10-year-old wheelchair racer from Kingston has been chosen as one of just seven to take part in a race linked to the…

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Maternal smoking may lead to cerebral palsy in offspring – Medical News Today

Smoking during pregnancy can be harmful for both mother and baby. Now, a new study provides further evidence that maternal smoking is a…

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Can We Accurately Detect Cerebral Palsy in Babies? – Medical News Bulletin

A new study set out to determine whether a combination of MRIs and other assessments may be able to improve early and accurate…

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Child with cerebral palsy ‘trapped’ in unsuitable home – The Irish Times

The single mother of a severely disabled child, who is “trapped” in the private-rented market and unable to access suitable housing, is an…

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‘I’m 31 and spent six months in a nursing home’ – BBC News

Danielle Farrel is 31 and has had to overcome the obstacles of cerebral palsy all her life, but she says spending six months…

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Cerebral Palsy app helps families worldwide – UQ News

Queensland researchers will feature on a new app being released for World Cerebral Palsy Day today. University of Queensland Child Health Research Centre Professor…

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Brave Alexia-Rose reaches £75k target – thanks in part of bearded Jay – Clacton and Frinton Gazette

A FAMILY who have been fundraising for a specialist operation for their daughter who has quadriplegic cerebral and epilepsy have finally reached their…

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A Team GB athlete with cerebral palsy was kicked out of The Factory nightclub for ‘resting his legs’ – Manchester Evening News

A Manchester nightclub has apologised to a Team GB para-athlete who was kicked out by bouncers after he ‘sat down to rest his…

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New support centre helps children with cerebral palsy to become more independent – Runcorn and Widnes World

A NEW centre is opening in Runcorn to help children with cerebral palsy and their families. The charity Stick ‘n’ Step provides youngsters with…

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Boy, 8, from Accrington battling cerebral palsy set to take on ‘his biggest challenge yet’ – Lancashire Telegraph

AN eight-year-old boy battling cerebral palsy is set to take on ‘his biggest challenge yet’. Finley Rosbotham, from Accrington, was diagnosed with cerebral palsy…

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Almaty hosts Central Asia’s first football championship for children with cerebral palsy – Astana Times

Almaty hosted Sept. 26-27 the first football championship in Central Asia among children diagnosed with cerebral palsy and neurological diseases with the support…

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Charity chief on helping cerebral palsy sufferers: These children inspire me every day’ – Express.co.uk

It was an ordinary day when Amanda Richardson realised what her destiny should be. She was standing at the sink, washing dishes and…

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Cerebral palsy blogger summits volcano in wheelchair – Stuff.co.nz

Grace Stratton and Jesse James Casrells couldn’t be more different. A blogger living with cerebral palsy, Warkworth’s 18-year-old Grace deals in words, inspiring others…

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Father says son with cerebral palsy still waiting for medical evacuation – Virgin Islands Daily News

While government officials are assuring the public that medical evacuations are progressing smoothly, at least one resident told Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Tuesday…

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Stop Apologizing for Cerebral Palsy – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Cerebral palsy varies from person to person in how it affects people. Limitations in one person might be completely different from another person….

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Cerebral palsy athlete believes in own abilities – The Star Online

Having confidence in his abilities paid off for cerebral palsy athlete Eddy Bernard, who won two gold medals in his inaugural outing at…

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Ireland achieve best ever finish at Cerebral Palsy World Championships – Irish Examiner

Ireland 2 USA 3 There was heartbreak in additional time for Ireland in Argentina as they went down 3-2 to the USA in the…

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£3k custom trike stolen from man with cerebral palsy – road.cc

Thieves have stolen a £3,000 custom tricycle from a disabled man who uses it to stay active. Simon Stevens, who has cerebral palsy, and…

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The inspiring story of the man with cerebral palsy who is running the Manchester Half Marathon – Manchester Evening News

This is the inspiring football coach who will take on the Manchester Half Marathon – despite having cerebral palsy. Patrick Barden, who uses a…

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World Cerebral Palsy Championship: England beaten by Iran in semi-finals – BBC Sport

England’s cerebral palsy football team were beaten 3-1 by Iran in the semi-finals of the World Championship. After progressing through the group stage and…

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No holding him back! The inspiring moment a man with cerebral palsy, 24, competes in a bodybuilding competition after years of training – Daily Mail

An inspiring video shows a 24-year-old man with cerebral palsy competing in a bodybuilding competition in Brea, California. Sam has been training since he…

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Cerebral palsy sufferer’s excruciating THREE-HOUR wait for ambulance while lying in street streamed on Facebook Live – Mirror.co.uk

A cerebral palsy sufferer’s excruciating three-hour wait for an ambulance while lying on a pavement has been streamed on Facebook Live. Susie Baldie, 46,…

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Four-year-old Thomas Balmer completes complex cerebral palsy SDR surgery – Oxford Mail

OXFORD twin Thomas Balmer has undergone potentially life-changing surgery to boost his mobility. The Florence Park four-year-old appeared in the Oxford Mail earlier this…

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Robot suit helps children with cerebral palsy to walk better – New Scientist

If you are a child with the most common childhood physical disability, cerebral palsy, there is only a 50 per cent chance that…

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‘We couldn’t have done it without their help’ – Mother’s emotional tributes to daughter’s carers – Express & Star

Joanne Cooper was born on April 23 1967 and died on June 26 this year at New Cross Hospital. She was known for…

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Father of boy, 5, who has just four toes and suffers from cerebral palsy says his ‘greatest hope’ is see him finally go to school – The Sun

THE father of a young boy born with just two toes on each foot is desperate to see his son go to school. Duan…

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Daniel Robinson and Son charity golf day raises £36000 for three youngsters suffering from cerebral palsy – Halstead Gazette

THREE children suffering from cerebral palsy are set to receive a life-changing amount of money after a charity golf day raised £36,000. Daniel Robinson…

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‘Boccia ideal for those with cerebral palsy’ – The Star Online

Parents who have children with cerebral palsy (CP) are encouraged to expose them to boccia, a sport similar to lawn bowls. Kuala Lumpur Asean…

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Disabled campaigner Simon Stevens to ‘pedal’ fitness message in HSBC UK City Ride – Coventry Telegraph

As thousands of cyclists saddle up for the HSBC UK City Ride in Coventry on Sunday, one rider will be ‘pedalling’ an important…

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New Device Helps Measure Foot Control in Teens and Young Adults with Cerebral Palsy – Cerebral Palsy News Today

Australian researchers are testing a new device to measure foot control in order to improve walking ability for teens and young adults with…

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What is cerebral palsy, what are the symptoms in babies and children, what are the different types and what causes it? – The Irish Sun

CEREBRAL palsy is a muscular condition with an estimated 30,000 children living in the UK affected by the disease and an additional 1,800…

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Broxbourne Borough Cerebral Palsy football club hoping to build indoor sports centre – Hertfordshire Mercury

A cerebral palsy football charity are hoping to develop an indoor centre with specialist 3G pitches and a hydrotherapy swimming pool. Gavin Thomas, 44,…

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Woman with cerebral palsy conquers a climbing wall in Colorado to prove that ‘life on wheels doesn’t have to slow you down’ – Daily Mail

A remarkable video shows a 34-year-old woman with spastic cerebral palsy, severe asthma, an impaired immune system conquering a climbing wall in Colorado…

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Zumba teacher ‘gobsmacked’ as class to raise £15k so son with cerebral palsy can get standing wheelchair – Hull Daily Mail

A Zumba teacher has thanked her “lovely” class who have teamed up to try and raise enough money to give her son a…

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International Research Team Will Investigate Genetic Causes of Cerebral Palsy – Cerebral Palsy News Today

A new international team has been formed by the Australian Cerebral Palsy Research Group at the University of Adelaide to investigate previously unknown…

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Three-year-old cerebral palsy sufferer Ivy Rose Summers needs £162000 for life-changing treatment – Scottish Daily Record

The family of a young cerebral palsy sufferer are on a mission to help their little girl live her life to her full…

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Learning to improve foot control in cerebral palsy – Medical Xpress

A device to measure foot control is being trialled to improve walking ability for adolescents and young adults with cerebral palsy. Shari O’Brien, a…

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Dublin teen with cerebral palsy sets date to travel to US for ‘life-changing’ surgery – Irish Examiner

A Dublin teen with cerebral palsy has set a date to travel to the US for ‘life-changing’ surgery, writes Amy Ryan. Courtney Manning, a…

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Transport firm apologises to cerebral palsy sufferer Alan Woodhouse, 57, of Bradford Moor, after he complains about having to walk – Bradford Telegraph and Argus

A BUS company has apologised to a disabled man from Bradford after drivers missed his stop on a number of occasions despite him…

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Family hope to raise £160k for groundbreaking stem cell treatment for daughter, Ivy, who suffers from cerebral palsy – Scottish Daily Record

Little Ivy Rose has a smile that lights up a room but unless her parents raise enough money for groundbreaking treatment she will…

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Celtic-daft kid with cerebral palsy goes viral for his ‘Wish to Walk’ campaign – Scottish Daily Record

Irish youngster Rory Gallagher has went viral with his fundraising campaign for life-changing treatment in America – while wearing a Celtic kit. The four-year-old…

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