Entries by Alex McGrath

Jessica Burke Makes Her Mark Through Research

An article by Jessica Burke I believe research is the perfect way to educate and create awareness of cerebral palsy and its relation with psychological health. As a young adult with CP, conducting research in the field of psychology and providing insights that have important implications for intervention, paediatrics, teaching and clinical practice is not […]

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Make Your Mark: Success Story of Anila

A story by the Tauri Foundation, Bangladesh The life of Afia Kabir Anila is full of struggle, determination and achievements. She is a volunteer of Tauri Foundation,Bangladesh currently a student of Law in North South University, a disability rights activist & motivational speaker and a recipient of “Distressed Children International’s (DCI) Young Leadership award in […]

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Xian Horn Makes Her Mark through the Adaptive Fashion Revolution

Meet Xian Horn, a teacher, speaker, beauty advocate and Forbes blogger who is Making Her Mark through her contribution to adaptive fashion, and the self-esteem of people with disabilities all around the world. Xian’s cerebral palsy manifests in muscle tension, muscle weakness, poor balance and coordination and dragging her left foot. She walks with adapted […]

Layne Dixon’s Journey Through Sport

In 2014 I was a part of a research program at the Ability Centre (was known before as the Cerebral Palsy Centre) to see how running could change someone with CP (cerebral palsy). This was a 10-week program at the centre filled with running drills and gym equipment that we as the participants used. After the […]

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