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Cerebral Palsy (INACTIVE)

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  • Q&A: William H. Macy of 'The Sessions'

    Q&A: William H. Macy of 'The Sessions'
    When “The Sessions” co-star William H. Macy came to Chicago in the early 1970s, he briefly worked as a waiter at former Lincoln Park bar Le Pub. He made more money, he says, as a carpenter. “[I would] build shelves and things like...
  • Kyle Kauffman lives out his dream

    Kyle Kauffman lives out his dream
    For Kyle Kauffman, cerebral palsy is a hurdle, not a wall. He has a high school diploma, a Facebook account and a dorm room at Stevenson, where he majors in public history and manages the men's soccer team. "Soccer is probably the most beautiful sport...
  • Terminal Cancer Patient Fights to Save Home From Foreclosure

    Terminal Cancer Patient Fights to Save Home From Foreclosure
    SOUTH GATE, Calif. (KTLA) -- A woman who suffers from cerebral palsy, and who's been diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, is fighting for her life -- and to save her home. That's becasue a foreclosure notice for Ana Casas-Wilson to vacate the house she'...
  • A Lawsuit Could Test the Limits of the Rights of the Disabled in the Bedroom

    A Lawsuit Could Test the Limits of the Rights of the Disabled in the Bedroom
    Caroline Kendall Kortner led a brief and often hellish life. Born in 1970, Kendall, as she was called, lived out her childhood in the Cos Cob neighborhood of Greenwich. When she was eight, a neighborhood boy began sexually molesting her. Soon after, she...
  • Does Congress have the heart to avert disability crisis?

    Does Congress have the heart to avert disability crisis?
    Bonnie Lee worked for 12 years as a health technician for Kaiser Permanente in Southern California, started her own Web services company, and raised two kids as a single mother in Ontario. Then Bonnie, 51, moved back East to rural Pennsylvania and...
  • Westminster gym for the disabled specializes in small miracles

    Westminster gym for the disabled specializes in small miracles
    It's a sunny morning in Westminster, and the pulleys are squeaking, the weights clinking as a half-dozen members of a small gym give the equipment a workout. Bouncy music comes though a stereo's speakers. A trainer encourages a client on a treadmill....
  • Through Feldenkrais, simple movements ease muscle pain

    Through Feldenkrais, simple movements ease muscle pain
    By the time people come to see Lisa Walker, they're usually desperate. These injured athletes, dancers, musicians or office workers are trying to fix what's broken. Some are looking for a way around the limitations caused by a stroke, Parkinson's...
  • Special needs for special siblings

    Special needs for special siblings
    Growing up with a severely disabled brother, Abby Brown felt less like a sister than like a "third parent." Nigel, two years her junior, was born with a rare disease called linear sebaceous nevus syndrome that left him non-verbal and needing assistance to...
  • Uni's Liu, Estancia's Cerros win $10K Toshiba Classic scholarships

    Uni's Liu, Estancia's Cerros win $10K Toshiba Classic scholarships
    Kelsey Liu said she didn't realize that she and Erik Cerros were about to be surprised on Feb. 26. They were among 12 seniors vying for two $10,000 scholarships issued by the Toshiba Classic. Liu of University High said she was told that she would...
  • Cops: Handicapped Plano man missing

    Cops: Handicapped Plano man missing
    Plano police have issued a missing person report for a man with cerebral palsy who was last seen Friday evening. Corey M. Cann, 21, was last seen at his home on the 500 block of Hale Street in Plano at 7 p.m. Friday and has not be heard from since,...
  • Chicago Community Trust encourages nonprofits to merge, form partnerships

    Chicago Community Trust encourages nonprofits to merge, form partnerships
    Chicago's largest donor to local charities also is helping some go out of business. During the past five years, the Chicago Community Trust has assisted more than 100 nonprofit organizations with costs associated with a closing, merger or...