My workday as the Membership and Communications Officer at CPSN usually consists of finding ways to bring new and exciting ways to convey the experiences of people living with a disability.
Finding out your child is at high risk for cerebral palsy (CP) can be a stressful and emotional time. This diagnosis might be something you have suspected from birth, or it might be a complete surprise months after your baby’s birth.
Our news feeds get infiltrated every day with ever-evolving assistive tech gadgets and artificial intelligence software; we cannot always keep up. So, we ask Josh, our Customer Service and Administration Officer, for his tips on staying up to date with the latest technologies and apps and what he hopes to achieve with his new Disability Lifehack series.
For decades, there has been a stronger demand for inclusive activities and sports. This shift reflects a growing recognition that people with disabilities (particularly children and teens) need the same social and physical outlets as their non-disabled peers that sport can provide. CPSN member Marianne and her daughter recently discovered The Disabled Surfer’s Association, a small but growing organisation that has provided a vital physical outlet while also creating lifelong memories for participants.