Cerebral Palsy

Lemonade Stand Helps Smash $20,000 Goal For Boy's Surgery

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.08.2014 | Home

The sweet friendship between two seven-year-old boys in British Columbia — and one's simple wish for the other — has led to an outpouring of donat...

7-Year-Old Raises Money For Best Friend's Surgery

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 07.05.2014 | Home

As far as best friends go, you couldn't ask for a better buddy than 7-year-old Quinn Callander. Quinn has been trying to raise $20,000 so his pal, ...

The Right Support For Children With Developmental Disabilities

Mitchell Parker | Posted 05.15.2014 | Home
Mitchell Parker

There are simply not enough hours in the day for parents of children with developmental challenges to manage the complicated care needs of their sons and daughters. There are a number of ways in which "the system" can work well to support better outcomes for families dealing with developmental challenges.

How Having A Child With Cerebral Palsy Makes Our Family Stronger

masalamommas | Posted 01.30.2014 | Home
masalamommas

I've shared that my three-year old daughter, Syona, has cerebral palsy. Though many people would assume the added stress that comes from having a child with a neurological condition has a negative impact on our family relationships, we've found the opposite to be true. Here's how.

Happy In Her Own Home

The Huffington Post Canada | Investigative Workshop, University of King’s College | Posted 06.11.2013 | Home

Penny Kitchen sits in her motorized wheelchair in the middle of the living room with her small dog, Peppy, curled up on her lap. One of her support wo...

Teaching Children About the "Ability" in Disability

Lindsey Athias | Posted 08.07.2013 | Home
Lindsey Athias

In order to embrace the ways in which others are different we have to realize the ways in which we are also the same. When it comes to teaching our children about kids with disabilities, the notions of "connectedness" and "sameness" are essential and something we must foster as a society.

Tis the Season to Give. Here's Why! #WhatWouldYouGive

Amber Rehman | Posted 02.26.2013 | Home
Amber Rehman

In late November TELUS asked their Facebook friends a simple question; if you could give anything to anyone, what would you give? To give is one thing, but to involve the average person and allow them to be part of the sharing is a beautiful thing.

WATCH: Adorable Christmas Tune Written By Paralyzed Boy

2 For Couples | Sarah Laing | Posted 12.20.2012 | Home

Get ready for some holiday monkey business — because you will be seriously jingle-bell-rocking along to the adorable "Christmas Gibbons." We...

The Love of a Mother Can Move Mountains: My Interview With Dana Florence (VIDEO)

Shannon Skinner | Posted 09.15.2012 | Home
Shannon Skinner

2012-06-18-ShannonSkinner.jpg When Dana Florence gave birth to triplets on January 1, 2008, life changed -- dramatically. The triplets were born 15 weeks premature and the fight for their lives began, enduring many procedures and surgeries to keep them alive.