Tag Archives: Cerebral Palsy

Against The Odds, Teen With Cerebral Palsy Overcomes COVID-19

[Source: Disability Scoop] Double pneumonia. A compromised immune system. Diminished lung capacity. And the coronavirus.  Jimmy Komninos didn’t want to think about what all that could mean for his 14-year-old daughter, Zoey. But he began to prepare himself for what seemed … Continue reading

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World Cerebral Palsy Day — Is Sunday, October 6th

[Source:  World CP Day.org] World CP Day, on Sunday 6 October 2019, is a perfect time to celebrate and learn more about cerebral palsy – the most common physical disability in childhood. Acceptance of diversity and empathy for people living … Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Sets Medical Malpractice Record

[Source:  Baltimore Sun] Zubida Byrom likes to watch cartoons on her iPad and frequently smiles and says “hi.” The Prince George’s girl, now 4-and-a-half years old, likely won’t say much more, according to the family’s attorney. She likely won’t ever … Continue reading

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Study: Electrical Brain Stim Could Benefit Kids with CP

[Source: Medical X=Press] Every so often, Hadley Lucca will spend hours in front of her bedroom mirror, struggling to put on earrings or pull her long, golden locks back into ponytails. For Hadley, 11, activities that other girls her age … Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy At Center Of Netflix Comedy

[Source:  Disability Scoop] The forthcoming Netflix comedy “Special” is loosely based on the life of its star, Ryan O’Connell. (Netflix) Netflix is picking up a comedy series about a man with cerebral palsy that has the backing of a “Big … Continue reading

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