COVID Impact: Local Families Fearful Of State Budget Cuts To Services For Those With Developmental Or Intellectual DisabilitiesAlbany is now finalizing that state budget, and slashes to care management programs are looming.
Coronavirus Update: Caregivers Of The Disabled Sacrificing, Fighting Hard Keep Their Clients AliveRather than run off, the minimum wage caregivers ran in as coronavirus sweep into group homes where people has no way to keep social distance or wash their own hands.
MUST SEE: Long Island Boy With Cerebral Palsy Pulls Off 'Play Of The Year' On The GridironTwo rival Long Island teams and their fans forgot about football for an afternoon and united to embrace a special score.
Botox Approved To Treat Muscle Spasms In Children With Cerebral PalsyWhen you hear the word "Botox," you probably think of a cosmetic procedure to reduce wrinkles. You may be surprised to know that Botox has some very serious medical uses, too.
New Jersey Student Battles Through Cerebral Palsy To Become High School Track StarCatarina Guimaraes works really hard out on the track to keep up with her fellow Cranford High School teammates. It takes her a bit longer to warm up and stretch out her muscles.
NJ Community Steps Up To Build New Home, Raise Funds For Teen With Cerebral PalsyOff of busy Bay Boulevard in Bayville sits a small house with a lot of love inside. The Falzaranos might just be one of the happiest families you’ll ever meet.
Special Needs Surfers: 'Riding Those Waves Makes Me Feel Free'Thanks to a program trading land for sea, kids with cerebral palsy and other special needs are surfing, and the benefits are physical and especially psychological.
VIDEO: Woman With Cerebral Palsy Goes Viral With CrossFit WorkoutA St. Louis woman with cerebral palsy has gone viral after video of her inspirational CrossFit workout was posted by her trainer.
‘Dream Come True:’ N.J. Teen With Cerebral Palsy Surprises Crowd When She Walks Across Graduation StageBorn with cerebral palsy, doctors warned her family early on that she may never walk or talk. But Tajia Rodriguez surprised her peers and parents when she took steps across the stage to receive her diploma.
New Treatment For Children With Cerebral Palsy Uses Stem Cells From Their Own Umbilical CordA potential treatment using stem cells could be the first effective way to repair the parts of the brain damaged from the condition.
Surgical Procedure Can Reduce Pain, Improve Mobility For Children With Cerebral PalsyThere is no cure for cerebral palsy, but there are treatments that can reduce pain and movement difficulties for children.
‘That Stroller Is Peyton’s Life,’ Special Wheelchair Stolen From Girl With Cerebral PalsyA little girl in New Jersey was without her wheelchair on Friday night. Her mother said it was stolen from the family's front porch, and now the search is on for a thief.
Theater Critic With Cerebral Palsy Hopes To Appear On Broadway HimselfA young man with cerebral palsy is not letting his physical limits hold him back when it comes to his dreams.
Heartless Crime Leads Roslyn Man To Take First Steps Away From WheelchairIt was a heartless crime his parents Carmela and Martino said, but it took their son on an incredible journey.
NJ Girl Doesn't Let Cerebral Palsy Keep Her From Love Of Playing BasketballIn an effort to help Marina, pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Richard Anderson targeted certain nerves at the spinal cord and cut them.