There are a number of exceptional advances in technology that have opened up brand new worlds for children with Cerebral Palsy.
Believe it or not, spring holidays are already right around the corner. In the season of fake grass, high-sugar treats and bunny rabbits, it’s natural to want to help your child however you can get into the holiday spirit! With dietary limitations and certain activities perhaps being too difficult or challenging due to symptoms related to your child’s CP, it may feel impossible to actively participate in some of the more time-honored traditions like decorating eggs or hunting for treats.
Help the transition process when it comes to someone else watching your child by writing a letter to caregivers about your child's special needs. Find out things to include and more in our blog post.
A lot of attention has recently been paid to the idea of body image in today’s young people and the goal of raising children who feel comfortable with their appearance. Barbie toys, manufactured by Mattel, have consistently come under fire for the message these dolls could be sending to children about beauty and social expectations. Similarly, the creation of dolls from diverse ethnicities and body types has made a lot of headway in terms of having toys that more accurately represent young girls and women in society, with little to no negative repercussions.
March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month. Expand Cerebral Palsy awareness in your own way, inspiring conversation and breaking down barriers in the process!
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Talking about challenges to children can be hard. We have a few general tips for explaining Cerebral Palsy to children that we hope inspires a conversation that breaks down stigmas for the younger generation.
Life as a special needs parent can be overwhelming and stressful. It can be even harder when you are surrounded by people who don’t share your experiences. You may feel alone and don’t know where to turn for support. Parent support groups can immerse you in families with similar experiences bringing you much needed support for your daily life. They can also provide other benefits – emotionally and knowledge based. To get the conversation started, here are 4 reasons why you should join a parent support group.
Cerebral Palsy has been in the news for some really great reasons! Learn more about how businesses are adopting special needs awareness and making lives better in the process!
By building goals for your child that center around his or her Cerebral Palsy, very real and tangible successes can be enjoyed by the entire family.