Cerebral Palsy Hero 4/5/23 – Dia

Everyone say hi to today’s #CPHero, Dia! This strong, bright, beautiful, and intelligent young lady, though considered non-verbal, has been working hard on her communication skills through verbal prompts and communication devices. Dia is also learning to use a gait trainer, and hand-over-hand self-feeding. Her favorite sayings are “Let’s go!”, ” Go to school”, and... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 3/20/23 – Marlee

Let’s have a warm CPFN greeting for today’s #CPHero, Marlee! Born with hemiplegic cerebral palsy, this 7th grader loves hanging out with her best friend, making videos, playing video games, and her dog, Luna. Everyone say hi! #inspiration #cp #cerebralpalsy #hero #dailyinspo Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 3/13/23 – Ahmad

Let’s give a warm welcome to today’s #CPHero, Ahmad! Born at 24 weeks and weighing just over 2 pounds, Ahmad was not expected to hear, see, talk, or walk. Seems the doctors only got the walking bit right. His mother calls him an amazing genius because he was an honor roll student from kindergarten on,... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 3/6/23 – Miles

Everyone say hi to today’s #CPHero, Miles! Despite a bumpy start and some rough times, this 8-year-old faces quad CP with a huge grin and happy attitude. Miles loves the beach and the sound of Velcro. He also loves his twin brother and little sister who bring so much joy to his life, as he... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 2/27/23 – Samuel

Everyone say hi to today’s #CPHero, Samuel! Born at 24 weeks and weighing in at a whopping 1lb 12oz, Samuel has come a long way! He loves bowling in Special Olympics, where he’s earned many medals. He is active in family activities with his Dad, Mom, big brother, sister-in-law, and niece. They say he’s a... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 2/20/23 – Timothy

Let’s give a huge CPFN shout-out to today’s #CPHero, Timothy! Born at only 25 weeks’ gestation, this seven-year-old has had more than his fair share of surgeries and hospital time, but this happy boy just keeps smiling. Timothy is in the second grade, has many friends in his class, and his favorite thing to do... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 2/13/23 – Ruby

Let’s give a warm CPFN welcome to today’s #CPHero, Ruby! After an uneventful pregnancy and birth Ruby was diagnosed with CP of an unknown origin when she was 18 months old. She has spastic diplegia and used a walker for many of her early years. Today she can walk independently but will rely on the... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 2/2/23 – Charleston

Let’s hear it for today’s #CPHero, Charleston! A 23.5-week preemie, he started life with a tracheostomy, g-tube, cerebral palsy, nearsighted to the point of near blindness, VP shunt, asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and more. Abandoned at age 2, he was fostered—and eventually adopted—by his respiratory therapist. Charleston went from not even being able to sit... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 1/28/23 – Charlie

Say hello to today’s #CPHero, Charlie! This 10-year-old 5th grader is like his favorite song, “The Itsy-Bitsy Spider”—he never gives up! Charlie has proven time and again that he can do more than most think he is capable of. He continues to attend classes with his peers as he navigates the world with his wheelchair... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 11/8/22 – Erica

Say hello to today’s #CPHero, Erica! Erica was a member of the class of 2021, and did social graduation with her friends, but deferred her diploma to take advantage of the great transition program at her high school for two more years. Her favorite subject is Science, and she loves using her iPad to stay... Read More

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