Help needed for cerebral palsy sufferer’s walking dream

A teenager’s dream to one day be able to play sport has inspired a family to help make it happen. When retired Gulf Harbour resident Faye Brea read Kate Harpur’s story in a December issue of The Rodney Times, she was moved by the 19-year-old’s dream.Living with cerebral palsy spasticity, the Orewa student is on a fundraising…

Man with cerebral palsy to kayak Welsh coast

A Carmarthen man with cerebral palsy is kayaking the Welsh coastline with his best friend to break disability stigmas. Ben Bostock and Tom Clark, both 30, will start from Anglesey and the pair expect to reach Cardiff within 15 days. Mr Bostock’s condition affects his muscle coordination, mobility and speech as well as his posture….

Man with cerebral palsy motivates others with his YouTube channel

Source: Today / Meghan Holohan After spending life on the sidelines because of cerebral palsy, Tyler Born, 23, decided he didn’t want “pain and doubt” to rule his life. He started working out and created YouTube videos to track his progress, which had a surprising effect — motivating others. “I feel so blessed and encouraged by…

Cerebral palsy doesn’t limit Central Valley’s Noah Barilaro

Source: Timesonline.com / Mike Bires Though he was born with cerebral palsy, Noah Barilaro has always found ways to celebrate life. He feels fortunate that he’s able to do almost anything he wants even though odds were against him. After he was born, doctors told his parents that their son might never be able to walk…

Nash Bash 2016 Brings Seville Community Together for Nash’s CP Treatments

Proceeds for Nash Bash 2016 help pay for extensive, cutting edge physical therapy that helps improve Nash’s normal everyday functions as well as his mobility as he fights against Cerebral Palsy. We are grateful to those who played, volunteered, donated raffle prizes, donated, and put endless hours in to make the Nash Bash 2016 bigger and…