Learn more about Chicago White Sox broadcaster Jason Benetti and his accomplishments while living with Cerebral Palsy
Celebrities who are familiar with Cerebral Palsy are able to do a lot to increase awareness and advocacy. Here's just a few that you may know but likely didn't realize have more in common with you than you realized!
You may have heard her name but you may not know your connection with her. Learn more about Elena Delle Donne, her success in basketball and the sister with Cerebral Palsy that motivates her every day.
These athletes with Cerebral Palsy are redefining what most would consider possible for those living with special needs!
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Early this month in the UK, Madeline Love had the opportunity to see her 3-year-old daughter, who has Cerebral Palsy, express herself through art thanks to innovative eye tracking technology called Eyegaze.
Berry Love-Jones endured major breathing problems following her birth at Merthyr’s Prince Charles Hospital in February 2011 and was eventually diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. She has limited muscle tone, is unable to sit up unaided, and is non-verbal.
At age three, Taylor Sanders was diagnosed with monoplegic infantile Cerebral Palsy. Doctors told her parents she would never be able to walk. However, not only did Taylor prove her doctors wrong, but she is also swimming competitively today in Zephyrhills High School’s swim team.
Despite her Cerebral Palsy diagnosis, Taylor was determined to teach herself how to walk. “From the second she was born, she was an inspiration,” said Taylor’s mom, Vanessa Sanders. “She had a strong will to push harder. She taught herself how to walk the wrong way because she was always so driven.”
Josh Blue, season 4 winner of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” in 2006 adds another title to his ever-growing repertoire – movie lead. Our beloved funny man and self-deprecating comedian plays Jimmy Zellman, a left-handed pitcher with a 1-12 record in the newly released movie, “108 Stitches.”
The “legendary” Rick Hohn retires. Hohn, 67 with severe Cerebral Palsy, retired as senior consumer representative after 18 years with DynaVox, a large augmentative and alternative communication manufacturer. It was a chance meeting in the mid-1990′s that brought Rick Hohn and Tilden Bennett, the co-founder and past president of DynaVox together. Hohn, then in his 40s, was an accomplished artist with little use of his arms who used a head stylus to paint, manual alphabet board to communicate, and a wheelchair for mobility.