Cerebral Palsy Hero 9/14/20 – Riley

Meet #CPHero Riley. Riley suffered brain damage when be was deprived of oxygen during birth, which has resulted in a number of diagnoses including spastic quadraplegic cerebral palsy. He has been a fighter since day one, and will be 9 years old next month. Riley is loved by all that know him, and is described... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 9/11/20 – Eli

Meet #CPHero Eli, who’s family calls him Bean. Bean is 17 and has quad spastic CP, secondary to his traumatic brain injury. He is describes as the happiest, sweetest, silliest boy, who is truly a light to those who meet him. You seldom see him without a huge smile on his face. Bean teaches us... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 9/4/20 – Collette

Meet #CPHero Collette. Collette is a vivacious 4 year old who lives with her family in Belgium. After suffering a major brain injury at birth, which caused her CP, she has had difficulty moving the left side of her body and she has frequent seizures due to her epilepsy. Despite the challenges she faces, Collette... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 9/4/20 – Ash

Meet #CPHero Ash. Ash was diagnosed with CP at 6 months, after months of hospitalization for a swollen liver and spleen. He lost his hearing in one ear at age 4 and was struggling to hit his milestones. Ash is a fighter, though and through the sheer determination of he and his devoted family he... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 8/31/20 – Zachary

Meet #CPHero Zachary. Zachary has both CP and ADHD, and didn’t learn to walk or talk until he was 3 years old. His spirit is indomitable though, and he’s now a walking, talking kid just a year later! He’s not letting anything stop him and is overcoming challenges every day. #inspiration #cp #cerebralpalsy #hero #dailyinspo Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 8/28/20 – Syd

Meet #CPHero Syd. Syd was born fighting for her life when she went without oxygen for an incredible 50 minutes and survived. Her parents describe her as their “Quad CP Warrior” who never lets her diagnosis stand in her way. She is a chatterbox who communicates using her Eyegaze communication aid. She has a big... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 8/26/20 – Ryland

Meet #CPHero Ryland. Ryland had a stroke in utero and weighed 2 1/2 lbs which resulted in both physical and developmental challenges for him. Ryland knows that heroes never give up, and he uses his ABILITIES to accomplish great things! He is a Special Olympics athlete and is entering his senior year of high school.... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 8/24/20 – Shelby

Meet #CPHero Shelby. Shelby’s doctors didn’t think he would survive 24 hours after birth, but he’s now 26 years old and thriving! He loves batman and the police force and would love to help protect his community. For his birthday his family teamed up with the local sheriff’s office and made his dream come true... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 8/21/20 – Mat

Meet #CPHero Mat. Mat was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect and underwent 2 open-heart surgeries in his first months of life. He faced years of difficult hospital admissions and surgeries, but he is a survivor! Mat shows the world that strength can sometimes come in small packages, and that the important thing is to... Read More

Cerebral Palsy Hero 8/17/20 – Ne’Hemiah

Meet #CPHero Ne’Hemiah. Ne’Hemiah is a bright, dinosaur-loving 3rd grader, who lights up a room and is always there to lend a helping hand. After years of misdiagnosis, his doctors finally diagnosed him with dipligia and spastic cerebral palsy at the age of 4. He’s learning how to walk and stand on his own, but... Read More

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