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Piedmont Athens volunteer with cerebral palsy helps patients find their way

Mar 27, 2017

Robert Muckle has faced a number of challenges, having lived with cerebral palsy his entire life, but that doesn’t stop him from trying to make a positive difference at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. “I’ve been in a wheelchair my whole life, but it doesn’t get me down,” he said. “I come to work to […]

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Spirit that soars: Cerebral palsy no obstacle for Worcester Eagle Scout

Mar 26, 2017

Trevor Huntley doesn’t speak, walks with a pronounced limp and uses only one arm because of cerebral palsy. But he hasn’t let that – or anything – stop him from achieving his dream of becoming an Eagle Scout. “This was and still is very important for me to get this Eagle Scout (rank) not only […]

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SC teen with Cerebral Palsy asks dad to prom

Mar 19, 2017

A South Carolina teen with cerebral palsy came up with a touching way to ask her dad to the prom. Michelle Worden, 17, of Walterboro has the condition, which has led to her being in a wheelchair. It also makes it very difficult to speak. However, she didn’t let that be an obstacle to what […]

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Omaha man adapts toys for kids with special needs

Mar 18, 2017

An Omaha man is spending his time altering electronic toys for children across the state with special needs. Inspired by his 8-year-old son Evan with cerebral palsy, Aaron Miller uses his toy-tinkering station in his garage to adapt electronic toys. The toys then fill the shelves at United Cerebral Palsy’s seven tech toy lending libraries […]

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Marge Olaso has overcome her cerebral palsy to complete the Krazy Kosci Klimb

Mar 16, 2017

Not even cerebral palsy could keep Marge Olaso from achieving her dream. The fourteen year old from Marsfield has climbed to the summit of Mount Kosciuszko for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance’s Krazy Kosci Klimb. Her strenuous seven-hour trek up and down the mountain raised more than $17,000 for the organisation, which overall raised $300,000 from […]

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S.D. basketball player with cerebral palsy scores game-high 25 points

Mar 14, 2017

James Brown is the only senior on the Centerville Tornadoes basketball team. “I’ve always had in the back of my mind we would have a James Brown night,” coach Kory Muller told us. “James is just kind of special.” Brown, who was born with cerebral palsy, is “the pulse of our school,” Muller said. By […]

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Girl with cerebral palsy wins Supreme Court case after her school banned service dog

Mar 12, 2017

America’s highest court has sided with a teenage girl with cerebral palsy who has spent years fighting school officials for the right to bring her service dog to class. The parents of Ehlena Fry, 13, from Michigan, have for years been involved in an on-and-off battle with officials to allow her to take her dog, […]

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WATCH: Indianapolis student with cerebral palsy inspires many by winning wrestling match

Mar 08, 2017

An Indianapolis middle school student with cerebral palsy got the chance to show what he’s got on the wrestling mat last week.  Seventh grader Austin Freeman is normally limited in what he can do with the wrestling team at Lynhurst 7th & 8th Grade Center, but the team recently arranged for him to practice with […]

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Kentucky Derby Festival | Cerebral palsy no barrier in 5K

Mar 06, 2017

Arriving nearly four months early and weighing just over a pound, Hallie Coffey’s survival wasn’t assured in the days after her premature birth in Louisville 27 years ago. Months in the infant intensive care unit and a lifetime of therapy and medical care would follow. But yesterday, Coffey, who has cerebral palsy, reached a new milestone, walking 3.1 miles to […]

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