Cerebral Palsy is:
Cerebral Palsy is not:
On a personal level, it doesn't matter to me that I have never known what it feels like to walk, or to have so-called 'normal' dexterity and speech. For most of the time, I don't mind my dexterity and speech not being standard.
However many people still judge me by the fact that I can't walk, or that I have haphazard dexterity or slightly non-standard speech, and sometimes they don't acknowledge that I do have a fully functioning intellect and emotional needs.
Visit Scope's Website for a lot more information about cerebral palsy.
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