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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

18 May 2021

Dating with a disability

One of my close friends has cerebral palsy. When she first began online dating in her early 20s, she was uncertain of the etiquette around disclosing her disability to a new guy.

Image of Alex, woman with short dark hair with words, Meet Alex, Customer Liaison Officer
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

14 January 2021

Cerebral Palsy - The Next Generation

The CP-Achieve Project is refreshing in its approach towards the CP community. Its objectives are centred on people as they transition from childhood through to adulthood. 

02 December 2020

A neuroscientist and poet not letting cerebral palsy get in her way

Jerusha Mather is gaining some well-earned attention both in the medical community and the literary world. On top of completing a PhD in neuroscience, the 25-year-old has just smashed out her first book of poetry, 'Burnt bones and beautiful butterflies'. The book's title is inspired by Jerusha's lived experience with cerebral palsy. "I based it on a thought that beautiful things come out of challenging circumstances. Hence, the term; burnt bones and beautiful butterflies. Life throws at you negative and positive things, but there is goodness in everything when you find the courage to look deeper. These are the key messages I am trying to convey in my book," she explains.

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