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Dating with a Disability
My name is Jess Paciello, and I am 21 years old. I guess that makes me a millennial (yikes!), but I am not too fond of millennial culture. Anyone that knows me knows that I love my quiet time alone…
Creative Costume Contest
Congrats to this years’s winner – Disney’s Electrical Parade! We were blown away by all of your incredible submissions to our Creative Costume Contest. The craftsmanship and detail is unprecedented and you all looked incredible.
CPF Joins With The Mighty!
We’re thrilled to announce a new partnership that will bring CPF’s resources in front of The Mighty’s wide-reaching readership. CPF will now have a growing home page on The Mighty and appear on many stories on the site.
Dalila Castillo Discusses “trying to feel normal” with CP
Dalila Castillo, the President of our Young Professional’s Committee wrote a wonderful article in Teen Vogue about her feelings of “trying to feel normal” when growing up with cerebral palsy.
YPC Disability Workshop
“You showed me that anything is possible” was one reaction from a Brooklyn College Academy high school student after listening to a panel on disabilities hosted by the Young Professionals Committee (YPC) for the Cerebral Palsy Foundation (CPF) last week. …
Actor With CP to Star in ABC’s ‘Speechless’
Young actor Micah Fowler who has cerebral palsy in real life has been cast in ABC’s comedy pilot “Speechless,” which is about a family with a special-needs child. Fowler will portray JJ, the family’s eldest child, who is nonverbal.