With new findings suggesting that genes play a significant role in cerebral palsy, researchers say that broader use of genetic testing in those with the condition may be warranted.
Thanks to a plea from a teen with cerebral palsy seeking shoes he could put on his feet independently, Nike is introducing sneakers designed specifically for people with disabilities.
After carrying his brother with cerebral palsy 57 miles in an effort to promote awareness of the condition, a teenager has landed on the pages of Sports Illustrated.
A mom is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly abandoning her 21-year-old son who has cerebral palsy and quadriplegia in the woods for days.
A film about a high school student with a disability is one of 15 that is being honored by President Barack Obama.
After a two-year legal battle that garnered Justice Department attention, a school district has been ordered to allow a boy with disabilities to bring his service dog to class.
A North Carolina woman who will take home $88 million after claiming her Powerball prize said she hopes the win will bring attention to cerebral palsy, a condition her son has.
Once thought to be chiefly related to lack of oxygen at birth, new research suggests that a sizable number of cerebral palsy cases are in fact rooted in genetics.
A surgery that improves mobility for some kids with cerebral palsy leaves others even more likely to lose balance. Now researchers are working to understand who’s most likely to benefit.
A man with Down syndrome who sued after allegedly being denied the opportunity to participate in the sport he loves due to his disability is finally getting a chance.
Adolescents with cerebral palsy have a similar quality of life to others their age, a new survey suggests.
Genes may play a bigger role in cerebral palsy than previously thought with researchers finding heightened risk in siblings and other relatives of those with the condition.