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Archive | May, 2015

New Brain-Computer Interface Aids Communication for Children with Cerebral Palsy

One of the most difficult things about having cerebral palsy can be the communication barriers it produces. Although certain types of cerebral palsy affect the brain’s development and ability to comprehend and express ideas and emotions, other types do not but still leave the affected person with physical trouble speaking and communicating. For people with […]

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Woman with Cerebral Palsy Starts Disability Awareness Business

When Joan Latta of Fakenham, England was born 23 years ago, her parents and her doctors thought she wouldn’t get through her first 24 hours. Deprived of oxygen for 28 minutes at birth, Joan somehow defied the odds and survived. As a result of that lengthy oxygen deprivation though, she developed cerebral palsy and has […]

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Third Grader Holds Fundraiser in Honor of Friend with Cerebral Palsy

Connor Herrero and Connor Jacobs were inseparable from the time they met in kindergarten. The eight year olds loved to spend time playing and laughing together, and Connor H. enjoyed reading to Connor J. But they weren’t quite the typical pair of best friends because Connor J. had cerebral palsy. He was nonverbal and used […]

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