Posts in 'Stories'

Heroes Helping Heroes

News, Stories, Stories, Stories

Stories of Individuals Using their Abilities to Help Others In these trying times, you don’t have to search long to find stories of heroes in the news. Front-line workers saving lives in hospitals around the world, first responders, and essential service workers are all being acknowledged for their hard work to keep people safe. What... Read More

Nathan’s Story

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By: Deborah Gardner (In 2007, an Iowa jury awarded Nathan and Deborah $13.5 million, believed to be the largest award in a birth injury case in the state’s history.) My son can’t walk, talk, sit up or use his hands, but he’s exceptionally bright. He smiles all the time. He’s happy. And he’s the highlight... Read More

Taking Care of Tiara

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By: Donna, Tiara’s mother Tiara was born in September 1998 and has severe cerebral palsy. I was seven months pregnant with my second child when I woke up bleeding one Saturday morning. I called the doctor and was told to go to the emergency room. I got there about 8:45 a.m. My husband was at... Read More

Aquatic Movement Therapy Seen to Stimulate Brain Activity and Improve Well-Being of CP Patients

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By Joana Fernandes, PHD Via Cerebral Palsy News Today   Assisted aquatic movement therapy may improve the mental health and stimulate the brains of children and adults with cerebral palsy (CP), according to a new study. The study, “Effects Of Assisted Aquatic Movement And Horseback Riding Therapies On Emotion And Brain Activation In Patients With... Read More

10 Years After Lizzy’s Trial: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Birth Injury, Stories, Updates

By: Lisa Viele Ten years ago we started our trial. I remember it clearly. Well, most of it. Lizzy was 5. We had moved from Sumter, SC to Myrtle Beach in 2003. My husband Damon was teaching and coaching. Same thing he did in Sumter. A brand new school opened and he was blessed to... Read More

Justice for Jordan: A Mother’s Story

Stories, Updates

By: Nicole Carter I’m now a single mom with three kids. Jordan is my youngest. I gave birth to Jordan in a Tennessee hospital in 2005, and that day changed my life. Since I have diabetes, I was going to a specialty clinic for high-risk mothers and having the non-stress test done twice a week.... Read More

A Grandmother’s Story: Seeking Answers and Help for Jakob

Stories, Updates

Rachel, the grandmother of a young boy with cerebral palsy, shares the story of her grandson’s difficult birth. After the mistakes made by hospital staff, her grandson Jakob did not get the oxygen his brain needed. This is their story of success and how attorneys uncovered the truth. I got there (to the hospital) about... Read More

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