Does Your Child Hate Physical Therapy?

Physical Therapy and CP

[fusion_text][dropcap]Y[/dropcap]ou keep telling your child over and over again to please do their exercises or wear their night splints. You know its good for them, and that i1’s important for them later in life. Yet they respond by blatantly refusing, taking off their splints or may even throw a tantrum. Here is a few tips […]

Live in Harmony With Your CP

Living with cp

[fusion_text][dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen you have something in your life, which you cannot change or fix, you are faced with two choices: fight it, or accept it, and try to live in harmony with it.  For years I was in opposition with my CP, I fought it, I cursed it, I felt sad about it. I saw it […]

CP and Work – Conquering the Workplace

CP and Work

[fusion_text][dropcap]F[/dropcap]inding a job, and being happy with your daily work is important to most people, people with CP can face extra challenges when entering the workplace, both from the world around them, but also from the CP itself. In this article I will explore how I would advise tackling the issues that can arise with […]

Early Childhood and CP

childhood and cp

[fusion_text][dropcap]O[/dropcap]ne of the first times I understood I was different was in kindergarten, I had to be wheeled around if we were going on excursions, whereas the other kids would walk. I understood I was different, but I don’t think I was bothered by it. It was just widely accepted that, that was the way […]

Forever Alone? – CP and Relationships

CP and Relationships

[fusion_text][dropcap]F[/dropcap]inding that special someone can be a daunting task for anyone, it can be a road filled with happiness, excitement and love, but it can also be one filled with loneliness, frustration and heartache. Having CP can add another layer of complexity to finding a partner and your love life. I haven´t seen too many […]

Do you struggle with Math? Here´s Why

Cerebral palsy and math. Cp and Math

It might seem arbitrary to just take one subject, especially an inherently challenging one like mathematics and assume people reading this post struggle with it. I am sure many people would say they struggle with mathematics, but did you know, studies show that people with SD and CP in general, struggle a lot more on […]

Running on Fumes – Energy, Fatigue and CP

cp and fatigue

[fusion_text]  [dropcap]I[/dropcap]t´s fairly fitting that I am writing my first “physical aspect” post on this site, while feeling like every ounce of energy has left my body, and I have to rest several times during the day just to get the energy to write this. With certain forms of C.P like SD, there is a few […]

The Mental Challenges of SD

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[fusion_text]   Why me? This is so unfair,  I didn´t deserve this.  I am sure I could do so much if I wasn´t born with this.  I´ll show them all! I am worthless, I can´t do anything.  I am just a burden to everyone.  I´m going to fail at it, I am sure.  I´ll never be […]