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living with cerebral palsy

  I have spent a while figuring out how to write this blog post, as lately I have been asked various questions about what living with cerebral palsy is like and although I see and value the importance of such … Continue reading

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how common is cerebral palsy

Since I been blogging I get asked a lot of the same questions over and over and over again. And it occurred to me that I don’t think I have ever answer this question because its not something that has … 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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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 … 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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sandals and cerebral palsy:how I overcome sensitive feet

Do you struggle to wear sandals because of your cerebral palsy? This is just one follow-up post to bare feet and cerebral palsy. That post in itself sparked a lot of emails and discussion so I thought I would write … 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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social inclusion for people who use partner assisted scanning

Understanding one’s need for social inclusion is something I am familiar with from my own life. But I feel like there is a added level of complexity when there is a barrier towards communication. I am the type of person … Continue reading

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Partner assisted scanning

I recently was introduced to the idea of partner assisted scanning.  Having gone to easter seals camps as a teenager this is something that almost comes naturally to me. One of my closest friends from camp communicates primarily with a … Continue reading

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