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Exciting legislative #CerebralPalsy Research update!

  The past few weeks we have been busily working on the follow up to our Congressional testimony and our ongoing advocacy efforts. Thanks to your support of the Cerebral Palsy Research funding petition, and the positive reception of our testimony, we will be heading back to Washington next week on May 7th and 8th […]

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Tuesday, March 25th we will be testifying about the need for federally funded Cerebral Palsy Research in Washington DC before the House Appropriations LHHS Committee!

Since March 25th is also National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day, this is a great opportunity for us to speak up and bring more attention to the lack of CP research funding in a public forum as part of our ongoing advocacy efforts. We’ll also be meeting with Senator Isakson (GA) while we’re in DC to personally […]

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John Quinn on KOLD News

John Quinn, Reaching for the Stars Executive Board Member and author, has Cerebral Palsy but never let it limit him. He even kept it a secret so that he could join the United States Navy. He became a Chief Petty Officer and he now works as a motivational speaker. He sat down with KOLD News […]

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Michael Kutcher: Secret Weapon, Not Secret Brother

“A number of roles come to mind when you hear the name Ashton Kutcher: “Punk’d” host, Demi Moore’s 15-years-junior husband; “Dude Where’s My Car?” thespian; Kelso from “That ’70s Show;” former Hollywood gadabout; and now, of course, Charlie Sheen’s replacement on “Two and a Half Men.”” – Joseph Brannigan Lynch | Yahoo TV

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Advocacy Update

We wanted to give you an update regarding our legislative and advocacy efforts. We’re continuing to do as much as we can to impact federal funding for national Cerebral Palsy research. As you know, federal funding for national CP research does not currently exist despite the fact that CP is the most common motor disability in childhood, […]

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