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

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

The Worst Thing You Can Do When Socially Interacting With Someone Who Has A Disability

I can’t begin to tell you how frustrating having a disability can be, but in saying that I feel like I am preaching to the choir on this one. I don’t mean to complain, but I am forever looking up … Continue reading

understanding my sensitive feet

I was asked to write on the topic of shoes, and thought it would be beneficial to write about this at this time of year because, well sandals at one time were a difficult piece of footwear for my cerebral … Continue reading

The role of an attendant for teenagers with disabilities

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about the role of attendants in my life. Over the years the role of the attendant in my life has changed and honestly, I have grown right along with it. This is the first … Continue reading

have the courage to be different

The reality is that living with a visible physical disability can be hard, and humans are curious. Well-meaning people stare and have been known to gawk and give looks of pity. I know this can be frustrating but when you … Continue reading