For individuals living with disabilities, the health care environment can often be overwhelming. From physical access to attitudes, the experience often comes with a variety of barriers. From now until April 10th, we want to hear your stories of what matters to you when it comes to your health care experience. Snap and photo…Read More of "“What Matters To You?” Contest"
Tag: Personal Stories
UCP Interns Visit the White House
(Image description: Six women in their 20s posing at the White House Forum on LGBT and Disability Issues. Three of them have dark hair and three have light hair. Five are standing and one is in a wheelchair.) As a representative of United Cerebral Palsy’s National Office, I was able to attend the White…Read More of "UCP Interns Visit the White House"
“Warrior Cowboy”: On Strength, Persistence, and Gratitude in Life and Art
“Storms are a constant in our life, but no matter what happens to us — our spirit will never be destroyed.” -Shane Michael Taylor Guest post by: Shane Michael Taylor As a nationwide release of my single and music video “Warrior Cowboy” is currently succeeding, you might be inclined to ask- how did he do it?…Read More of "“Warrior Cowboy”: On Strength, Persistence, and Gratitude in Life and Art"
5 Things I Want You to Know on Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day
[Image Description: A girl with light skin, blonde hair and glasses, wearing a blue dress and scarf smiling at the camera] This post was written by Karin Hitselberger, UCP’s Public Education Associate, and reflects her personal experiences as a young woman living with CP. March 25 is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day. I’ve been…Read More of "5 Things I Want You to Know on Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day"
On being 25 with a Disability: How the ADA Helped Me Use My Voice
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…Read More of "On being 25 with a Disability: How the ADA Helped Me Use My Voice"