I Know Someone With Cerebral Palsy

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    I Know Several People With CP

    ...in a professional capacity, though I do not presume to call myself a professional. Please, never say "spastic" or use that word to insult someone. Someone with CP is no different to anyone who is "normal"; their brain and body are a little faulty, that's all. They have as...
    Sally54 Sally54
    56-60, F
    1 Response Oct 19, 2010


    I have a friend with moderate CP, and you know what the thing that I love best about her is?  Her CP is never an excuse for anything.   There are things that are harder for her, or that require her to go about things differently than someone without CP, but...
    shelbs shelbs
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 22, 2009

    My Girlfriend Has Spastic Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy

    How we, she was really sick and she left school to go home and I REALLY missed her and I wrote her a note and left it on her table for her wheelchair saying I REALLY miss you, and I really like you and I was wondering if u would like to go out with me and obviously she picked yes...
    Standrew45 Standrew45
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Apr 9, 2013

    Paticia Went Forward For Prayer And All Pain From Cerebral Palsy Left

    Patricia Adelaide, Australia I was born during the war in England. It was a premature birth and I weighed 2 pounds (0.91kg). The doctor said to my mother not to love me as I probably wouldn’t survive. My mother had married an Australian...
    rodders64 rodders64
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 6, 2012
    Gambler715 Gambler715
    51-55, M
    Dec 16, 2015

    Sweet Pea

    My niece has CP and she is the best person I know. I am serious. She has the brightest personality and puts up with stupid and insensitive people all the time, with a smile! If I were her, I could not stand the things people say and how they ignore her or point at her. I thought...
    expressionist9 expressionist9
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 14, 2011

    Yes, Me!!

    *grins* And a handful of others. We are fun and can be real smartasses. ;)
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    7 Responses May 11, 2008


    I have a EP friend who has CP. So what? They are people too and smart as regular folks. So stop thinking that MI(mental Iliness) is CP. It's not. Mental Illiness is something wrong with your brain. CP is having difficulty with words. I don't mean to offend anyone with CP or...
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 31, 2008

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    Aug 6, 2013

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    Aug 14, 2013
    Danii95 Danii95
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2015


    my identical twin sister has cp life has not been easy with her but i will never ever eeevvveerrr give up on her she is my other half literaly imagine helping your friend or family member with cp now think of doing it 24 hours, you eventually get to love it:]
    gingerrr gingerrr
    1 Response Jun 30, 2008

    Cerebral Palsy

    Hello. Im a 31 year male with cerebral palsy.I was born 2 and a half months premature. Im looking for a support group for people in my situation. Im currently living in Costa Mesa Ca , Orange county area. I am very sociable yet lonely do to the fact that people try to relate but...
    aslan2726 aslan2726
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2012
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