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Shaved head!

For the past couple months my philosophy in my hair style was to keep the left side of my hair super short and grow out the right side of my hair. 238 more words

Cerebral Palsy

Inspiration Porn is Not Progress, It's a New Kind of Oppression

We’ve all seen the images. Those pictures of disabled people succeeding. They tend to fall into two general categories.

Disabled people particularly children doing everyday activities. 1.260 more words


The things I am currently struggling most with...

1. The unknown. What does the future hold for me and my family? We have been told Ems is unlikely to live beyond primary school age (about 10), but who can really know that for sure? 544 more words

Cerebral Palsy


Today the man-child put a dream in an envelope. I sent it with the hope that he gets what he deserves. There was much encouragement to apply. 224 more words


The End Is Only Just The Beginning

As I near the official end of my college career, I wanted to extend a personal “thank you” to everyone (friends, family, fellow members of the Cerebral Palsy community and online readers alike) who helped make this journey the most rewarding and eye-opening experience of my young life thus far. 26 more words



I had a realization this past weekend that I’m not entirely proud of but so relieved that I had it. One of those reflective moments where you suddenly realize “Oh, wow”… 397 more words

Family Life

Seven-year-old with cerebral palsy gets adaptive bike

SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Hunter Ripley, the 7-year-old South Glens Falls boy living with cerebral palsy, received his adaptive bike on Monday.

It’s been six weeks in the making, and Hunter’s reaction to seeing the bike and being able to ride it for the first time with his two brothers was priceless. 342 more words