As a picture emerges of the men suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon last week, so too are connections between the tragedy and the disability community.
A new technique being heralded as a breakthrough could have significant implications for the treatment of cerebral palsy and similar conditions.
As Pope Francis made his way through thousands gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Easter Sunday, he plucked a boy with cerebral palsy from the crowd, creating an image that’s gone viral.
Dick Hoyt has pushed a wheelchair carrying his son Rick, who has cerebral palsy, across the finish line of nearly 1,100 races. Now they’re set to be honored at the famed Boston Marathon.
For the first time, a federally-approved clinical trial is underway to determine whether stem cells from a child’s cord blood can improve symptoms of cerebral palsy.
With $25,000 in prize money on the line, inventors are being challenged to tackle real-world barriers facing people with disabilities.
With the flu widespread across much of the country far earlier than normal, federal health officials are warning people with developmental disabilities to be particularly cautious.
An Ohio man is headed to jail after he was caught on video appearing to mock his 10-year-old neighbor who has cerebral palsy.
After a letter to Nike from a 17-year-old with cerebral palsy went viral this past summer, the company connected with the teen to create special shoes he can manage independently.
The approach that parents take with their children who have developmental disabilities is directly tied to how cooperative and independent they become, new research suggests.
When his school rallied to vote him homecoming king, a Florida high school senior with cerebral palsy responded with a surprise of his own. He took his very first steps in public.
An aspiring actor with cerebral palsy is getting a helping hand from none other than George Clooney.