Posts in 'Stories'

P.A. Fire Department Donates Bike to Local Boy with Cerebral Palsy

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By Spencer Sterritt On a regular day when a fire truck pulls out of Prince Albert’s fire station, it’s for an emergency. But Sunday was no regular day. The fire truck pulled out in front of a crowd of people at the station, revealing a brand new bike for ten-year-old Nicholas Bishop. His face lit... Read More

Overcoming Cerebral Palsy and Winning

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By Saurabh Gupta MUMBAI: Fourteen extraordinary achievers were honoured at the ADAPT Achievement Awards in Mumbai on the occasion of World Cerebral Palsy Day. The six winners are Vivek Joshi (Academics), Mandeep Singh Manu (Arts and Humanities), Avelino D’Sa (Activism), Padma Tharani (Entrepreneurship), Basawaraj Nagnath Paike (Independent Living) and Rohit Jain (Corporate Employment). Seven runners... Read More

Boy With Cerebral Palsy Gets Special Gift From LAPD After Thieves Steal His Leg Braces

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The LAPD Newton division raised money over GoFundMe after 10-year-old Geovanni Ramirez, who suffers from cerebral palsy, lost his leg-braces to thieves. The thieves stole the braces right out of his mother’s car. “Who better to serve than the most vulnerable in our society,” LAPD’s Michael Ventura asked. “That’s why we went above and beyond.”... Read More

University-designed Disabled Surf Board helps Port Talbot Cerebral Palsy Teen Catch Waves

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By Chad Welch NEW disabled surfing technology has helped a Port Talbot teenager with cerebral palsy catch his biggest ever wave. Thirteen-year-old surfing fanatic Kai Lewis has hit the waves at Llangennith beach to test out two pioneering surfing products for disabled children, developed by University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) academics. Working with... Read More

Girl Who is Blind, and has Cerebral Palsy Crowned Homecoming Queen

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By Ali Stewart Homecoming is fun, its stressful and for many girls, its all about the crown. Well for one school it was about the love of one another and giving the memory of a lifetime for one special young lady. “The 2015 Homecoming Queen is Miss Madison Tyree (screams)” Those are the words that... Read More

Waco: Local Teen With Cerebral Palsy Gets Specialized Club Car For Birthday

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By KWTX News Just like any 16-year-old, Ciara Holt of Lorena is looking forward to getting her own car. Holt, a girl with a big smile that will melt any heart, won’t let her cerebral palsy, a congenital disorder which limits her movement, muscle tone, or posture, bring her down. That’s why, before turning 16,... Read More

Country Musician with Cerebral Palsy to Debut New CD

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By Fox CT Shane Michael Taylor joined the Fox CT Morning Extra to talk about his career and new projects. A Waterbury native, Taylor is a country music performer who lives with severe Cerebral Palsy. He taught himself to type with his nose at the age of 5 and has been traveling to Nashville for... Read More

Pope Blesses Kids With Special Needs

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By the Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — Michael Keating, age 10, has had more than his share to bear. Born prematurely, the Berks County boy has cerebral palsy. He can’t use his arms or legs. He suffers from seizures, and his brain cannot process what he sees or hears. He has intellectual disabilities. Last year, he... Read More

Over 1,200 Students, Staff Surprise High School Special-Ed Graduate With Epic Sendoff

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By Avianne Tan Kyle Boule, a special-ed program graduate of Goffstown High School in New Hampshire, was given an epic, sweet sendoff by over 1,200 students and staff. Video of the the sendoff, fittingly set to Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” shows Kyle wheeling down the school’s hallways lined with students on both sides clapping and cheering... Read More

Family Completes 3k Mile Run Pushing Son with Cerebral Palsy the Entire Way

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By Cox Media Group Sixty days and more than 3,000 miles later, a New York family has completed its cross-country trek. Shaun Evans and his family have run from Seattle, Washington to Orchard Beach, New York, WTEN reported. The inspiring part, though, is not the run itself, but the fact that he pushed his 9-year-old... Read More