Why Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day Is So Important

“National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day began in 2006 by a nonprofit organization called Reaching for the Stars (RFTS), an education and advocacy group run by parent volunteers. They realized there was no national awareness day for Cerebral Palsy (CP) like there was for autism, Down syndrome, and practically every other disorder and disease…”

 

Reflections on CP Awareness Day in Washington DC

“Yesterday, I spent my first National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day in the nation’s capital. It was particularly special - as I was with Cynthia Frisina, our new VP/Partnerships, as well as Wendy Sullivan and Brad Searle, two of CPF’s new Advisory members – in other words, the individuals who were leading Reaching For the Stars when it merged with CPF…”