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Successful Comedian With Cerebral Palsy is Shifting Perspectives on Disability

Josh Blue, a comedian with cerebral palsy (CP), is changing the way people perceive disabilities. He never let his disability stop him. Now, he’s empowering others with CP to chase their dreams and overcome the idea that they are limited in any way. Becoming a Comedian With Cerebral Palsy Cerebral palsy is a disorder that…

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Encouraging Teens with Cerebral Palsy to Engage in Beneficial Exercise

Due to limited mobility, teens with cerebral palsy (CP) often lead sedentary lives. This inactivity increases their risk of lifestyle diseases such as cardiovascular disorders and diabetes. Although people with CP face some barriers to physical activity, the mental and physical health benefits of exercise for teens with cerebral palsy far outweigh the challenges involved.…

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Temple University Students Design Cerebral Palsy Adaptive Equipment

As part of the Adaptive Design Greater Philadelphia program, students from Temple University are creating custom adaptive equipment out of cardboard to help students with cerebral palsy participate in school and social activities. About Adaptive Design Greater Philadelphia With the help of a grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, The Institute on Disabilities…

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Acupoint Injection Therapy Improves Blood Circulation in Children With Cerebral Palsy

A recent study published in the Journal of Molecular Neuroscience suggests that acupoint injection therapy could be an effective therapeutic approach for children with cerebral palsy. Researchers combined traditional rehabilitation treatments with acupoint injection therapy to boost blood circulation in the brain and support the recovery of damaged brain cells. The Limitations of Current Cerebral Palsy…

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Birth Injury Justice Center: New Name, Timeless Mission

The New Birth Injury Justice Center The Birth Injury Justice Center is the first step for families who want to take control of their child’s future. The site has been updated to better help families make informed care choices for children affected by cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy and other birth injuries. With our new site,…

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