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Water Skier Unstoppable, Despite Cerebral Palsy

Chad Murphy-Price is a Wisconsin-based business owner, motivational speaker, and accomplished water skier. But besides this, he’s a passionate advocate for people who, like himself, have a disability. Murphy-Price was born with cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that can limit motor ability and brain functions. But Murphy-Price accentuates the positive. “I believe it’s about time more…


Special Cerebral Palsy Surgery Promising

For those with spastic cerebral palsy, there is some good news coming from Canadian researchers. A special surgery, called selective dorsal rhizotomy, has been offering long-lasting benefits. A selective dorsal rhizotomy operation involves doctors cutting some of the sensory nerve fibers running from the muscles into the spinal cord. To decide who is a good candidate for this more…


Despite Cerebral Palsy Josh Blue Keeps Laughing

As a nationally recognized standup comedian, Josh Blue has used his status to break down barriers and provide a new perspective on cerebral palsy. Since his big breakthrough as the winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Josh has catapulted to stardom. He has become a fixture at comedy clubs across the country, while also performing more…


Young Comedian with Cerebral Palsy Rising Star

“Don’t worry, I know what you’re thinking: Harry Potter’s had a nasty quidditch accident,” says bespectacled Jack Carroll, a cerebral palsy patient. He’s a 14-year-old who appeared on “Britain’s Got Talent,” where he faced Simon Cowell and the rest of a four-judge panel. (You can watch his performance in an ITV video.) Jack was born more…