Put Yourself on the Map for World CP Day!

    World CP Day – October 7, 2015   Join United Cerebral Palsy by putting yourself on the map for World CP Day. On October 7, we will tell the world that WE ARE HERE. Cerebral Palsy is one of the most misunderstood physical disabilities, and very often, the voices of those with CP…

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UCP’s Interns Take a Trip to Delaware

UCP's interns and other staff meet with staff at UCP of Delaware.

As they wrapped up their summer internships, UCP’s 2015 summer interns reflected on their recent visit to UCP of Delaware. Learn more about their visit, as they discuss the people and programs they met and saw…

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On being 25 with a Disability: How the ADA Helped Me Use My Voice

Kaitlyn Meuser

This guest post was written by UCP’s Marketing Specialist, Kaitlyn Meuser. She is a 25-year-old woman living with cerebral palsy. This guest blog reflects her personal opinions.     I was born at the very tail end of 1989, and all of my life experiences have occurred in a world shaped by the Americans with Disabilities…

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Access to Soccer Stadiums in the United States

Soccer stadium

One of the fastest growing sports in America is football, or as we Yanks like to call it, soccer. With the final of the last World Cup drawing a record-breaking 26 million viewers in the United States (U.S.), it is clear that soccer is on the rise. Accordingly, attendances at Major League Soccer (MLS) matches have risen as well. Whether you are like us and stand in the Barra Brava supporters section (D.C. United’s most enthusiastic fans) at RFK Stadium or prefer sitting in a more neutral environment, going to a soccer game is exciting and enjoyable. However, for people with disabilities, sports stadiums and soccer venues can pose one huge problem: Accessibility…

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