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Woman with Cerebral Palsy Gets Dream Opportunity with Disney Show

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A non-verbal Disney enthusiast may see her fairytale ending come to life after landing a chance to pitch her story ideas to the creators of Disney Junior’s “Doc McStuffin’s” TV Show. Erin Feeney, who has cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair, learned of her unique opportunity after attending the Disney on Ice show “Follow Your Heart” in Chicago, Fox 5 NY reported.

The show’s writer, Shea Fontana, met with 25-year-old Feeney after the show and told her she had read her work before coming to Chicago. Feeney’s book, “Kids in Toyland,” was recently made into a prize-winning movie short, Fox 5 NY reported. Fontana called Feeney talented, and said “Doc McStuffin’s” would be a great fit for her ideas.

“’Doc McStuffin’s’ is all about kids having this acceptance, and realizing that no matter what, no matter what life throws at them, they can follow their dreams,” Fontana told Fox 5 NY.

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Father Helping Son in Wheelchair at Skate Park Goes Viral

By CBS News

It’s the father-son bond that’s inspiring the world.

A video of a boy with cerebral palsy zooming around a Sacramento skate park with his dad’s help is going viral.

The look in 8-year-old Atticus Edmunds’ eyes and the huge grin on his face make it clear how much he loves action. “That was great!” he exclaimed after his dad pushed his wheelchair up and down the ramps. “That was fantastic! That was crazy!”

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Woman with Cerebral Palsy Gets Dream Opportunity with Disney Show

Via Fox News A non-verbal Disney enthusiast may see her fairytale ending come to life after landing a chance to pitch her story ideas to the creators of Disney Junior’s…

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New Technology Allows a Women with Cerebral Palsy to Play Music With Her Eyes

Via SBS.com By SBS Insight At a backyard pool party ten years ago, Dr Jordan Nguyen decided to attempt an especially creative jump from the diving board. Lacking control, he…

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