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does having cerebral palsy hurt

Often I get asked if cerebral palsy hurts. There are honestly two sides to this coin, and in this post I am going to do my best to answer both sides of the question as it relates to my own … Continue reading

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2 things to remember that not everyone knows about cerebral palsy

I take for granted that I have a broader understanding of cerebral palsy because I live it. I forget that not everyone has the same understanding of the disability. I remain humble but admittedly forget that not everyone has the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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how to help a child with cerebral palsy

The most asked question I get from my readers is: how to help a child with cerebral palsy? This question is admittedly frustrating  to me because I want to respond with something like help with them with what? So my … Continue reading

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The reality of tendon surgery for me

I’ve only really ever had two major surgeries in my life. The first, when I was about four was a fairly common surgery to cerebral palsy. The surgery was a tendon lengthening. if you like my content why not help … Continue reading

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cerebral palsy winter survival guide unique tips to keep you happy and prevent tight muscles

If you are as lucky as I am to live in a place with snow and have cerebral palsy you probably can relate to this post. I am not alone when I say: I love winter and snow, but my … Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy in Slow-Motion

I came across an interesting concept: do you ever feel like you’re doing tasks in slow-motion? This is not something I am overly aware of feeling. But I want to explore this, because I am always looking for new and … Continue reading

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looking at life through the lens of fine motor skills

Fine motor skills is an issue for many with cerebral palsy, myself included. Basically to explain what this means for me I will use an example: intricate tasks such as sewing a button onto something or stringing a string of … Continue reading

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pain and cerebral palsy

Recently, I have had a lot of questions about cerebral palsy and if it causes pain. I find this a difficult question to answer because cerebral palsy impacts every person differently. This post by its nature than can only speak … Continue reading

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Cerebral palsy symptoms and the impact on my life

According to Mayo clinic the basic definition of cerebral palsy is: “Cerebral palsy is a disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture that is caused by an insult to the immature, developing brain, most often before birth.” I get asked … Continue reading

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