Updates and Stories

Tue 11 Jun 2024

By Don Hageman What does it feel like to have cerebral palsy (CP)? Getting asked this growing up and still today, I constantly ponder this question. Though this might seem to be a simple question about a physical disability, it’s a psychological conundrum with no simple answer.  There are many variables, including the fact that […]

Thu 09 May 2024

Long banner with a rounded square photo of RJ on the left side. Text reads "Keeping it Real: RJ's Story, Part 2". A purple line underneath and the green cparf logo in the bottom right corner.
By RJ Nealon I often think back to that quick submission loss and tell myself that it was probably the best thing that happened to me and my journey. It forced me to take a deep hard look at myself and converse with my inner self. What do I want? What impact do I want […]

Fri 03 May 2024

Discover how RJ used Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to find and harness his personal strengths, and how it became an important part of his relationship with his cerebral palsy.

Fri 26 Apr 2024

The second part of this Science Spotlight focuses on the specifics and potential treatment of dystonia for people with cerebral palsy.

Thu 11 Apr 2024

In the first part of our newest Science Spotlight blog, learn how scientists can harness electricity to help with movement disorders that sometimes accompany cerebral palsy.

Thu 04 Apr 2024

Check out the final part of Rindi and Soren's story.

Fri 29 Mar 2024

Rindi continues to share her story as the parent and caregiver of a teen with cerebral palsy.

Thu 21 Mar 2024

We recently connected with Rindi Cullen-Martin and her son, Soren, and asked them to share their personal experiences with cerebral palsy. We’ll share Soren’s story first and Rindi’s story will start next week.

Wed 06 Mar 2024

In the conclusion of a two-part post, Ed Carter of AbleFutures shares additional employment tips for adults with disabilities.