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2 weeks ago

Meet Josh - our Customer Service and Administration Officer

We welcome Josh Daniel to CPSN as our new Customer Service and Administration Officer. The 24-year-old is now the third member of our Membership Services team. Josh joins Nick and Natalie, who all bring their added individual insight and lived experiences of cerebral palsy to their customer facing roles.
13 October 2021

A Million Reasons to Care

National Carers Week (10-16 October) recognises the diversity of caring and the diversity of reasons to care for someone. CPSN's telehealth nurse Amy, shares her many reasons to care, as carer to her twin sons who have cerebral palsy.
13 October 2021

Do we need to rethink the way we approach speech disorders?

Like many other people living with cerebral palsy (CP), CPSN member Jerusha Mather has a speech disorder. A speech disorder is a condition in which a person has problems creating or forming the speech sounds needed to communicate with others.
10 August 2021

The problem with disability portrayals

When I was about ten years old, my sisters and I watched E True Hollywood Story. For those unfamiliar, it was a tawdry show that covered the events that took place behind the scenes of your most beloved celebrities, TV shows and movies.

14 July 2021

Is a service animal the right fit for you?

Assistance animals can assist people with hearing impairments, provide physical support to individuals with mobility issues, autism spectrum disorder, and epilepsy.

16 June 2021

Meet Amy - our new Telehealth Nurse

Amy brings not only sixteen years of knowledge from the nursing field, but she also has lived experience with cerebral palsy (CP). Her twin sons, Liam, and Ollie were both diagnosed with CP at 18 months of age. Amy used her

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14 April 2021

Meet Alex - our new Customer Liaison Coordinator

Alex's lived experience with cerebral palsy means that she uses her role to build meaningful connections with participants and ensure they connect with the right support workers for them. Alex chats to us about her first few m

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