Author and speaker, Lorraine Cannistra was once a “poster child” for United Cerebral Palsy in 1974. Her experiences back then have influenced her even to this day and she recently shared her memories with UCP. Take a look back 40 years and read how things have changed.Read More of "Replacing Pity with Power: A Former Poster Child Speaks Out"
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Because of My Disability, Not in Spite of It
Lorraine Cannistra, former Paralympian and current author, speaker and wheelchair ballroom dancer recently shared her personal experiences with disability. She recalls the first moment she truly understood what could be accomplished when focusing on what she can do…Read More of "Because of My Disability, Not in Spite of It"