As the prevalence of cerebral palsy remains largely steady, new findings from researchers at the CDC suggest that kids with the developmental disorder are at higher risk of having autism too.
In a matchup that may mark a first for the rough-and-tumble sport of mixed martial arts, two athletes with developmental disabilities are set to face off in a cage fight this August.
A beauty pageant just for girls with disabilities is the subject of a new documentary set to premiere on HBO.
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.
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.
With $25,000 in prize money on the line, inventors are being challenged to tackle real-world barriers facing people with disabilities.
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.
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.
An open letter asking the CEO of Nike to create shoes that are better suited for people with disabilities is going viral.
When an 11-year-old with cerebral palsy committed to completing a 400-meter race, he got some unexpected support from dozens of his peers. Now, video of the run has gone viral.
Jerry Wooliver, who has cerebral palsy, was a little boy when he was taken from his mother and siblings and sent to a state institution. It took 61 years for him to find his family again.
A significant number of adults with developmental disabilities have no regular, daily activities, a situation that’s symptomatic of larger problems, new research indicates.