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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.
“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.
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
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
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
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
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
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: