March 25, 2013 was the first official National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day in the United States. This day was created thanks to the efforts of the cerebral palsy advocacy group Reaching for The Stars, and senators Johnny Isakson and Bob Casey.
Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common childhood motor disability, yet it’s not a topic you’ll often come across throughout the year. March has become the time to educate and raise awareness. Thr...
Living with a developmental disability affects many aspects of everyday life, including meals. Oftentimes, special diets, food textures and adaptive mealtime equipment are necessary. The Nutrition team at Ann Storck Center (ASC) serves nearly 250 meals every day. They deliver food from the kitchen to residents, preschool students and Adult Day Training (ADT) participants, all with careful consideration to individualized needs.
Danielle McGill is an advocate with cerebral palsy on a mission to help people with disabilities lead independent lives. Below she explains the importance of embracing your disability.
Whether you were born with your disability or it was acquired, we all go through different stages of acceptance. Then there are those of us who never quite get there. It can be one of the most difficult things.
Danielle McGill is an advocate with cerebral palsy on a mission to help people with disabilities lead independent lives. Below she shares the facts on cerebral palsy for Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month.
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a neurological disability that affects thousands of children and adults worldwide. March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, which allows us to celebrate and educate others with pride.