Cerebral palsy is a term that refers to a set of complicated conditions that affect movement and posture. Cerebral palsy can also affect functions of the nervous system which can raise other challenges. 258 more words
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I resigned from my post as Secretary of the Board of Directors of THERAsurf yesterday, a
sad day for me.
THERAsurf is a non-profit organization whose mission is to give children with special needs, all needs including physical, an opportunity to experience the therapeutic benefits of the ocean by taking them into the water and up onto the waves. 314 more words
I’d like to take a moment to thank Social media in their hand in this quest of mine for a service dog. I’m not talking about the connections I have made with people all across the United States, the fundraising I was able to do and the vast amount of research I have done on everything service dog related (although I am extremely grateful to have been able to use them to make the most out of a challenging situation) but in this case I am referring to the fact that because of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram I became aware of just how isolated and sad my life had become. 565 more words
It’s not an uncommon refrain when trying to build empathy for disabled people, just say “Everyone has some kind of disability, some are just more obvious than others. 1.255 more words