Ivan Bew Guest View: My journey with cerebral palsy and the ADA

Ivan Bew Guest View: My journey with cerebral palsy and the ADA
There are many different types of cerebral palsy. One type, Spastic – the most common type – causes reflexes to be exaggerated and muscle movements stiff. Dyskinetic cerebral palsy is divided into two categories: athetoid cerebral palsy, marked by …
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Grayson family raises money for special sports wheelchair
#For most of his life, 28-year-old Adam Smith has felt excluded as a result of his athetoid cerebral palsy, which causes him to have uncontrolled spastic movements. Wheelchair-bound, he was unable to participate in team sports or play catch with his …
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The Children's Foundation Star Awards event in Newcastle lives up to its billing
Also among those collecting awards at Tuesday's ceremony were seven-year-old twins Lucy and Molly Scott, of Low Fell, Gateshead. Lucy has Athetoid Cerebral Palsy, which affects her balance and co-ordination, and was recently diagnosed with epilepsy.
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