A Boy Named Beau is a wonderfully illustrated children’s book about a child with a mild handicap. Beau, who wears a brace because of his cerebral palsy, discovers that he can do the same things as other kids: swim, dance, ride bikes, and even climb trees! Your kids will love this sweet and simple story.… More A Boy Named Beau
A child with cerebral palsy is hindered in meeting new people by his shyness, until he discovers the special thing he can do to make people feel like talking to him.
Seventeen-year-old Jean has cerebral palsy and gets around in a wheelchair, but she’s always believed she’s just the same as everyone else. She goes to normal school and has normal friends. She’s never really known another disabled person before she arrives at Camp Courage. But there Jean meets Sara, who welcomes her to “Crip Camp”… More Accidents Of Nature
“Andrew Can Ski” is a true story boy overcoming adversity and finding something he is good at. Andrew has trouble walking because of his Cerebral Palsy. He found skiing at the age of seven and with great determination, learned how to ski. It’s about Andrew’s amazing journey from discovering skiing, needing to hold onto a… More Andrew Can Ski: Even with C.P.
Andy’s physical therapist calls him a turtle one day when he is feeling uncooperative, and thus begins a search to find a turtle, during which he becomes a small hero and learns something important about himself.
Andy, who is five and has cerebral palsy, has difficulty opening his mouth at mealtime, until his frustration leads to a discovery.
Once upon a time there were five little girls who shared a dream. They wanted to be ballerinas and dance on stage like their sisters and cousins and friends. But it would be hard for these girls to make their dream come true. They had cerebral palsy or other physical disabilities, which meant their muscles… More Ballerina Dreams
Meet Marina. She is a four-year-old who likes to dance, play with dolls, go on the see-saw, and dress up. She also screams and shouts and makes a lot of noise. Meet Moira. She is also a four-year-old who likes to do the same things that Marina likes to do. But she likes quiet and… More Be Quiet Marina!
An inspiring story about facing life’s challenges head on and being grateful for the life you were given. The daughter of former Major League Baseball player and current San Francisco Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti, twenty-year-old Natalee Righetti was born with cerebral palsy, and the left side of her body is partially disabled. From her… More Beautifully Different: Living a Grand Slam Life Despite My Disability
In this first adventure, Ben imagines a perfect beach day where he builds sand castles, flies kites, plays with crabs and enjoys special moments with his family. Ben loves the sun on his face and the wind in his hair. He can dream, he can play, and he can interact and have meaningful experiences. Ben… More Ben’s Adventures: A Day at the Beach
Meet Sophie, a girl with cerebral palsy (CP). Sophie invites readers to learn about CP from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is like to use a wheelchair to move around and assistive technology to communicate. She also introduces readers to some of her friends who have different forms of CP and explains… More Can I tell you about Cerebral Palsy? A guide for friends, family and professionals
Ceana is a little girl with a big smile, who loves to chase her grandmother’s cats. Ceana’s story was written to help the author’s granddaughter understand her cerebral palsy. A fun story for children ages 3-7.
Written by a team of experts associated with the Cerebral Palsy Program at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, this authoritative resource provides parents and families with vital information that can help them cope with uncertainty. Thoroughly updated and revised to incorporate the latest medical advances, a comprehensive guide to cerebral palsy.
The book has been designed to provide readers with an understanding of cerebral palsy (CP) as a developmental as well as a neurological condition. It details the nature of CP, its causes and its clinical manifestations. Using clear, accessible language (supported by an extensive glossary) the authors have blended current science with metaphor both to… More Cerebral Palsy: From Diagnosis to Adult Life
Certain Proof follows the lives of three children with cerebral palsy and their struggle with school in an emotional battle to prove their worth. Despite significant disabilities, Josh, Colin and Kay fight to prove they are able to learn and deserve to be taught. Facing relentless barriers to a meaningful education, their mothers try to… More Certain Proof: A Question of Worth (DVD)
Essential reading for all parents who want to learn about cerebral palsy and how it will affect their child and family. Written by doctors, therapists, educators, and parents, this book offers the perfect balance of information and support.
Danny, who has CP, is faced with another frustrating and boring day at the playground watching, instead of doing. He finds a new friend and enjoys a wonderful new expereince.
An action-packed adventure showing how Joe and Jessica, two teens with cerebral palsy, become key elements in cracking an auto-theft ring. Ages 9-12
“One day I was walking to the bus and caught an icy patch and wound up face down in the snow. My mother stood true to Dr. Shelsky’s word and with tears in her eyes told me to “Get up. Your bus is here.” She would have obviously helped me if I was hurt, but… More Get Up, Your Bus Is Here Living My life with Cerebral Palsy
Though he enjoys life with his family and attends school, Howie, a child with cerebral palsy, wants more than anything else to be able to move his wheelchair by himself.