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What My Son With Cerebral Palsy Wants to Share With You

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In March, for Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, my son and I like to do something together. Sammy has cerebral palsy and he’s great at answering questions about what that means to him and how it impacts his life. This year he was not interested in doing an interview, so I asked if I could share this video (that I’ve watched approximately 1200 times). He agreed. Please enjoy our little video.

Oh! And since it’s CP Awareness Month, are you aware that CP is the most common disability affecting children’s motor development? And it is actually a neurological disability. Doctors and researchers do not know exactly what causes CP but they know it occurs when there is damage to the brain, like lack of oxygen. In our family, we love to talk about this because we love brains. And we love movement. And we really love Sammy!

Originally published: March 25, 2021
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