people parting life

Adults With Cerebral Palsy: We Exist

Reading now: 939

Cerebral palsy is one of those universally known and yet universally misunderstood things. If I tell people that I have CP or I explain the significance when asked about my green ribbon lanyard at work, I get the usual response.

You probably know the one: “oh…” and they sagely nod. They know. But how can they know when I don’t? Cerebral palsy has been part of my life as far back as I can remember.

I was told when I had to wear eye patches or go to PT that I had CP as a little girl. It was the explanation for all of it. As a kid, cerebral palsy meant that I had constantly skinned knees and wore a brace off and on, on my left leg.

The website is an aggregator of articles from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the article if you find it unreliable.

Related articles