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Because of My Disability, Not In Spite of It

The following is my first (sort of autobiographical) guest blog post for United Cerebral Palsy’s national website.  It was originally published on January 12th, 2015.  I feel honored to have been asked to write for such a great organization! 827 more words

Attitudes

La Vergne students raise $2K for United Cerebral Palsy

LA VERGNE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A group of kids in La Vergne learned a big lesson in giving.

Students in the music program at Rock Springs Elementary helped present a check for more than $2,000 to… 121 more words

News

New Resource for People with Disabilities to be Community Driven

by O’Ryan Case, Director of Membership and Public Education for United Cerebral Palsy’s national office. He grew up in Maryland and lives there now, the proud dad of a three-year-old son. 941 more words

National Human Services Assembly

Lame-O Records to Release Six-Way Split for Charity

The holidays may be over, but that does not mean that the giving spirit should be put away until next year.

Lame-O Records just announced that they have teamed up with several bands to release a six-way split. 208 more words

Music News

Community Resource for People with Disabilities

Today I received an email from UCP Life Labs about a new community-driven resource for people with disabilities. The site is called “My Life Without Limits” 327 more words

The Power of Music

Written by: Lauren Vukicevich

About a year ago, I interviewed two music therapists who co-founded the Arts for Living program of UCP (United Cerebral Palsy). After learning about their Music Club, where they play music with people who have developmental or intellectual disabilities, I couldn’t help but want to be a part of it. 414 more words

Community

Volunteerism through the "Sing For Hope" Organization

Photo of me last month with the amazing kids at United Cerebral Palsy. It’s hard to say who’s having more fun – me or the children! 33 more words