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Botox Helps to Prevent Drooling

Botox injections can prevent children with cerebral palsy from suffering a distressing side effect of the condition, scientists have found. Injecting the toxin into the salivary glands reduced drooling, a common problem with the neurological disorder.

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United Cerebral Palsy Statement on Spector v. Norwegian Cruise Line

“Today, by a 6-to-3 majority, the Supreme Court affirmed the vision of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that a nation should not separate its citizens with disabilities from society.

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Children Complete Cerebral Palsy Preschool

June 03, 2005 – Five-year-old Valentina Montenegro was all smiles as her wheelchair glided to the stage. Valentina, who has cerebral palsy, was proud that she was graduating, along with 19 other children, from a preschool for developmentally or physically … Continue reading

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What Causes Cerebral Palsy?

WHAT CAUSES CEREBRAL PALSY? We do not know the cause of most cases of cerebral palsy. That is, we are unable to determine what caused cerebral palsy in most children who have congenital CP. We do know that the child … Continue reading

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Boy with Cerebral Palsy Wants to Study

He has no control over his limbs, no control over his actions and movements and has a slur in his speech. However, there’s one thing he does have control over: His resolve — to study and become a financial consultant … Continue reading

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United Cerebral Palsy Urges Congress to Support Professional Caregivers

Legislation proposed by Reps. Terry (R-NE) and Capps (D-CA) will promote fair compensation for the nation’s direct support professionals Washington, DC, March 10, 2005 – At a press conference with Congressman Lee Terry (R-NE) and Congresswoman Lois Capps (D-CA) today, … Continue reading

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United Cerebral Palsy Quilt Honors Loved Ones Who've Passed Away

Fred Brown irons a photo of his late brother, Carl, onto the memorial quilt now on display at United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati. Lost loved ones are being honored through a memorial quilt prepared by people with physical disabilities … Continue reading

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United Cerebral Palsy and The Arc Concerned by Chairman Thomas’s Idea to Dismantle Social Security

Washington, DC, May 6, 2005 — In response to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Bill Thomas (R-CA) comments to Bloomberg News, Disability Policy Collaboration spokesperson Marty Ford issued the following statement:

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Walt Disney World with Cerebral Palsy

Between May 1 – May 7, 2005, my husband and I took a vacation to Walt Disney World Florida. The trip was to mark our third wedding anniversary. I’d like to give you suggestions for your Walt Disney World trip. … Continue reading

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