Teenage Years and CP

Teenage years and CP

[fusion_text][dropcap]T[/dropcap]his post will be sort of a tie in to my previous and rather popular post Early Childhood and CP. This one as you may have guessed from the title will revolve around my teenage years, and how the CP affected me during those already turbulent times. Click play to listen to a recording of this […]

A Thank You to a Physio

[fusion_text][dropcap]I[/dropcap] don’t do well with change and yesterday was a big change for me. I had a seating appointment to make adjustments to my chairs, but it was also my last official appointment with the physiotherapist that has worked with me as long as I can remember. I didn’t show it when we were saying […]

An Introduction – My Perfect Son Has Cerebral Palsy

[fusion_text]My son, Brennen is ten years old, and has a diagnosis of Spastic Tetraparetic Cerebral Palsy, Seizure Disorder, Global Developmental Delay and Cortical Visual Impairment. First, here is a little background on Cerebral Palsy. Cerebral Palsy is not a disease. Cerebral Palsy is an umbrella term for motor disability. It is caused by damage to […]

Tribute to Cerebral Palsy

I have hated you, I have cursed you, and I have admitted defeat to you, I have wanted to escape life with you. But today I want to thank you, for all the things you have given to me, and I hope that you will continue to help me learn things as I go through […]

The World Was Not Made For Me – CP and Accessibility

When you have a physical limitation, to get through a day requires so much awareness to what is around you. How long will it take to get to meetings? Whether you can enter a building in the front. Maybe you have go through the only assessable door to end up on the opposite end the […]

Cerebral Palsy and Pain

Pain. We all feel it. The only difference is how much we feel. That’s why doctors invented the pain scale. It’s a way to measure pain when patients can’t describe it. A ten is the absolute worst pain you’ve ever felt. On the opposite end of the scale a one indicates hardly any pain at […]