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Cerebral Palsy Alliance CEO Rob White outlines some of the highlights and successes of 2017. They include new programs for clients and improvements to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Spend all the funds in your National Disability Insurance Scheme plan. That’s the advice from Newcastle mother Penny White who thought she was doing the right thing conserving money and now regrets it.

Susan Williams is impressed with the results of the Conductive Education program that her son Alex, three, has been attending. Here, she explains why.

“Being born with cerebral palsy has never discouraged me for I know no difference. For me, life is as normal and as full as it can be,” wrote Maria Dalmon to open her self-published memoir, Don’t tell me I can’t.

If one of your goals is to have your child strengthen, fine-tune or learn new motor skills so they can play and participate more confidently in everyday activities, consider enrolling them in Intensive Therapy courses.

If Stephen Arrowsmith’s mother hadn’t sat him near the family radio during the 1960s and 70s, the Cooee Band may never have been formed.

The festive season can be a stressful time for everyone but if you have a loved one with a physical or neurological disability there can be another level of complexity you need to navigate during the holidays.

Choose from a range of junior sports activities this January designed to ensure your child has fun and makes friends. You may even be able to pay for it via your NDIS package under Improved Health and Wellbeing.

Former seven-time Australian boccia champion, Ange McReynolds started playing when she was eight because she wanted to “be around the boys”.