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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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Spasticity; my love hate relationship with it

Spasticity is a common thing for people with cerebral palsy, everyone with cerebral palsy is impacted differently, even if the diagnosis is the same. It is described as tight muscles which would make sense, because the vast majority of us … 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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A tip for dealing with Spasticity

Spasticity is commonplace for me due to my cerebral palsy it means tight muscles and muscle spasms which at times means a rough night of sleep. if you like my content why not help me out by joining my mailing … 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 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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Feel free to ask questions about cerebral palsy

I struggle to understand why people worry that they will offend me by asking questions. Rest assured that I started this blog as a resource and I am happy to answer questions.  However if on the off chance I am … Continue reading

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Themes Parks And Taking Your Special Needs Family

In a perfect world I would still most likely be labeled as disabled: but I can’t lie, there are some things I wish were vastly different. the tight muscles make the every day task some days harder than others. if you … Continue reading

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A mommy minute

A note from lifeofthedifferentlyabled I have asked Jo to write what it is like to have a special needs child and she so kindly wrote the following I’m Jo, mom of six – year – old Monkey Boy.  He’s a … Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy shakedown

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