learning of cerebral palsy later in life

I have always known of my cerebral palsy and I feel blessed by this, I know of people who for one reason or another find out about their CP later in life. This still shocks me, here’s why. I am of the opinion that despite how mild one’s cerebral palsy is, how ‘invisible’ it may be – it shapes one’s life experience. Continue reading

Do you find it hard to buy clothes because of your cerebral palsy?

Do you find it hard to buy clothes because of your cerebral palsy?

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accessible kitchen idea breville smart oven

Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy Definition and What It Means for Me

Today I wanted to clarify what quadriplegic cerebral palsy is, and what it means for me as someone who has it. My understanding of quadriplegic cerebral palsy is that all four limbs are affected by cerebral palsy and in my case, because I have spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy all my muscles are spastic. In my individual case, my legs are more visibly affected than my arms, but officially my diagnosis is quadriplegic spastic cerebral palsy.

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2015 reader survey

some of my long time readers may have done this a few years ago for me but your answers may have changed i am interested in your feedback if you could please fill out this very short survey it will help me create content that you want to read
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I think I Can’t,I think I Can’t,but maybe I can?

I think perhaps the hardest part of having a disability is the attitudinal barriers placed on folks with disabilities by society, but have you ever given thought to the attitudinal barriers that you place on yourself?

Words like can’t in the context of disability, have a negative effect, I mean seriously, how do you know that you can’t do anything unless you’ve tried unsuccessfully first? Continue reading

When you dream do you dream that you’re disabled?

Someone recently asked me this question and I am not sure if the answer is the same for everyone so I thought I would answer the question.

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quadriplegic spastic cerebral palsy and hippo therapy

Hi all, I want to welcome you to the second season of my weekly vlog on youtube I have created a new playlist for 2015 and linked to the first one for your convience to get access to the links they are in the description on youtube! I wanted to take a moment and say thank you to my loyal blog readers and youtube viewers if you have not done so please subscribe to my youtube channel to not miss my next video as i do not always remember to embed them here!