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Study: Family-Provided Healthcare for Children with Disabilities Has Significant Economic Cost

Study: Family-Provided Healthcare for Children with Disabilities Has Significant Economic Cost

  For many people with disabilities, the ability to earn a living is challenging. Disabilities can have physical and cognitive effects that act as barriers to social and working opportunities. That much is no secret; but recent research has shown a rippling effect of these financial burdens. Families of people with disabilities, too, can experience more…


Cerebral Palsy Foundation Now an Official Partner of ABC’s Hit TV Show ‘Speechless’

Cerebral Palsy Foundation Now an Official Partner of ABC’s Hit TV Show ‘Speechless’

  In today’s society, a key issue we continue to struggle with is breaking down disability barriers. Yet, we all have a part to play in challenging stereotypes and advocating equal rights for all. A recent television show has proved that there’s perhaps no better way to get people thinking about important social issues than more…


3 TV Shows Going Above and Beyond at Representing the Disability Community

3 TV Shows Going Above and Beyond at Representing the Disability Community

  Media and entertainment is one of the most scrutinized industries in the United States, but for good reason. In the past – and even now – numerous issues have risen to challenge how films, advertising, live entertainment, the press, and broadcast television discriminate against certain minority groups. This media misrepresentation disturbs ideals about everything more…


How to Ensure You’re Buying the Right Gifts for Children with Special Needs This Holiday Season

How to Ensure You’re Buying the Right Gifts for Children with Special Needs This Holiday Season

However many ways there are to celebrate the holidays this winter, gift-giving is a traditional part of the season for most. The holidays are an opportunity to spoil loved ones young and old. But indulging children’s particular enthusiasm for gifts can mean getting carried away with the latest toys, clothes, and electronics. Yet, do you more…


United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities: Here’s What’s Happening this Year

United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities: Here’s What’s Happening this Year

Many of the men, women, and children who live with disabilities face a number of obstacles in life without having to face prejudice, too. Many still wrongly believe that able-bodied people are the “norm,” while those with disabilities are not. Unfortunately, disabled men, women, and children often lack the support or guidance to defend themselves more…


Study: Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy Can Benefit from More Eye Examinations

Study: Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy Can Benefit from More Eye Examinations

Eye and vision disorders are not uncommon in the U.S.: complaints of eye problems constitute 2 to 3 percent of all primary care and emergency visits to the doctor. Regular checkups and timely responses to eye problems are extremely important. Fortunately, in many cases, issues can be promptly corrected with eye exercises, surgery, or prescription more…


5 Stress-Free Holiday Shopping Tips for People with Disabilities

5 Stress-Free Holiday Shopping Tips for People with Disabilities

  The holiday season is approaching, which means one thing for those focused on gift-hunting: sales. Black Friday is now an integral part of Thanksgiving celebrations, and the tradition marks the beginning of many Americans’ holiday shopping activities. And this year is set to be a busy one. 137.4 million Americans, or a little less more…


Self-Driving Cars: Giving Freedom to People with Motor Disabilities

Self-Driving Cars: Giving Freedom to People with Motor Disabilities

Self-driving cars are set to make a revolutionary change to the way we get around. According to some predictions, there will be more than 10 million self-driving cars on the road by 2020. So, what are the drawbacks? The benefits? For one thing, they have enormous potential for improving road safety. Autonomous (or, self-driving) vehicles more…


Google Chrome Helps People with Motor Disabilities with These 5 New Navigation Tools

Google Chrome Helps People with Motor Disabilities with These 5 New Navigation Tools

Motor disabilities – ones like Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, and cerebral palsy – can no doubt make day-to-day activities challenging. Unfortunately, mobility impairment means that many people with these types of disabilities have limited access to technology. Some have more control over their movement, while others may require assistive technology to use a computer. In our more…