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Archive | January, 2015

Referee’s Cerebral Palsy Doesn’t Keep Him from the Field

Nathan Mattick loves soccer. The 19 year old from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England has wanted to be a referee since childhood; his cerebral palsy, which requires him to use a wheelchair, won’t allow him to play the game himself. Recently, he fulfilled his dream, officiating at an able-bodied game and becoming the first disabled referee in […]

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Stage Manager’s Career Continues to Climb Despite Cerebral Palsy

Browning Sterner loves being high up in the lighting and sound boards booth at Allens Lane Art Center in West Mount Airy, PA. At first glance, you might not expect to find Browning up in the booth though because to get there, you have to climb multiple steep stairs, and Browning has athetoid cerebral palsy. […]

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College Student’s Service Dog Is Her “Wing-Pup” for Life

Twenty-year-old Courtney Bailey is broadening her horizons. A junior at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, MI, for the past few years, she has been getting around campus in the electric wheelchair that she uses due to her cerebral palsy. However, that has been limiting for her in some significant ways; if she dropped something, for […]

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