Tag Archives: Neurological Disorders

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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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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Startle Reflex:the question I have always had

I have wondered if cerebral palsy and the startle reflex is commonly associated with it, does everyone with cerebral palsy have the startle reflex? if you like my content why not help me out by joining my mailing list its … Continue reading

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swimming saves lives

When I started synchronized swimming I could not stand on my own let alone swim but they took me anyway. I’ve always loved water, and thus swimming seemed like the ideal thing but as I said cerebral palsy made the … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Social Inclusion

Being a teenage girl with cerebral palsy made life interesting. Most teenage girls live life out working or partying depending on personality. Life with spastic quadriplegia: the type of cerebral palsy that I have, made my social life different from … Continue reading

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Sand, Water and Wheelchairs

I have summer on the brain; I grew up in and around water, there was a time when I was a part of a part of an adaptive synchronized swim team. But the challenge of summer is sand. if you … Continue reading

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Lets create social inclusion and remove social isolation

You can’t teach children social inclusion. I believe that the opposite of social inclusion is social isolation and I feel like that the sad reality with a disability is that more often then not they know the social stigmas of … Continue reading

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I wish peers understood cerebral palsy

It came to mind that people may not know what cerebral palsy is.  My best understanding as someone who lives with it, I am not an expert here. It is brain damage caused, in my case, by lack of oxygen … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

The one thing I’ve noticed since the warmer weather is that my body is more forgiving. If you look back at my posts from this past winter, you will notice that although we had a mild winter my body still … Continue reading

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