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The Good, The Bad, The Honest Truth: Letting Go

My daughter, Katie, is 25.  She’s a beautiful young woman, happy, social, into music, loves to dance, and is eager to be out in the world.  723 more words

The Good, The Bad, The Honest Truth: The Early Years

My name is Kathy Roberson. I’m on the Board of UCP, and also the mother of Katie, who attends UCP’s adult day program. I’ll be writing some blog posts over the next few months to talk a bit about my family’s journey, and some of what I’ve learned along the way. 709 more words

Cerebral Palsy History Timeline

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cerebral palsy is the most common motor disability in childhood. About I in 323 children are diagnosed each year. 226 more words

Children With Special Needs

Food and Folley

For the third year in a row, I have attended the Food and Folley event held at Fort Whiting Armory in Mobile. I can’t explain to you how awesome this event is!

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Seating & Mobility Expert Missy Ball to Present Cerebral Palsy Webinar Series

Cerebral Palsy is the most common motor disability in childhood. Population-based studies from around the world report prevalence estimates range from 1.5 to more than 4 per 1,000 live births. 304 more words


All Throughout the Year

It’s not news. I have cerebral palsy. It’s a result of my wanting to come into the world too soon. I guess I found my mom’s womb to be rather boring. 750 more words

Negative Perceptions