World CP Day

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A highlight of this year’s World CP Day celebrations was the arrival of the first shipment of wheelchairs donated to children with cerebral palsy in Bangladesh.

The wheelchairs were distributed …

One year ago World CP Day
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Aaryan Shah, the sports-loving 13 year old National Junior Boccia champion and CPA client, is the voice of the 2015 World CP Day video.

This talented teenager has delivered speeches …

One year ago World CP Day
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World Cerebral Palsy Day is challenging designers and architects to create a bump-proof house for people living with cerebral palsy. A $10,000 prize pool is available if you can design …

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World Cerebral Palsy (CP) Day is delighted to announce the prize winners of its ‘Change my World in 1 Minute’ Invent It competition.

The winners are the Strider ‘Designer Walker’ created by childhood friends Emmanouil Michellis and Alexander Mathioudakis and a Spill-Proof Cup with a set of interchangeable handles and bases by Yu Xu and Alexander De La Vega.

Each team has won $10,000 and will now work with clinicians to refine their designs.

Do you have an idea for something that would change the world for people living with cerebral palsy?

Find out more at www.worldcpday.org

Post your idea from now until 31 October. The organisation whose supporters post the most ideas will win a $US10,000 prize!

2 years ago World CP Day
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See what RJ Mitte, star of the hit TV series, ‘Breaking Bad’ has to say about his cerebral palsy, how it fits in Hollywood and why viewers are often surprise …

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Aussie idea shortlisted in global contest to change the lives of people with cerebral palsy
 
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Read how 16 year old Sophie Geeves became the inspiration for a design idea now shortlisted in the international World Cerebral Palsy Day “Change My World in 1 Minute” contest.

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Almost 400 ideas have now been posted on the World CP Day website. A global panel will now shortlist 3 ideas and in January the call will go out to …

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Last week friends and families of Glen Waverley’s Cerebral Palsy Education Centre (Victoria, Australia) were treated to a special meet and greet with Paralympian swimmer Matt Haanappel (who has cerebral palsy) to …

3 years ago World CP Day
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From Brazil to Bangladesh, India to Ireland, Taiwan to Tanzania, people with cerebral palsy, their friends and families joined in the celebrations on World CP Day 2013.  Check out some …