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Cerebral Palsy Television is NOW AVAILABLE on Apple TV (4th Generation)!

Join RFTS Executive Board member, Brad Searle and his son Jacob this weekend for a LIVE DEMO on the Reaching for the Stars Facebook Page!

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Ipsen Announces FDA Approval of Dysport® (abobotulinumtoxinA) for injection for the treatment of Lower Limb Spasticity in children aged two and older

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals’ supplemental Biologics License Application for Dysport (abobotulinumtoxinA) injection for the treatment of lower limb spasticity in pediatric patients ages 2 and older. “This approval means that, for the first time, physicians have an FDA-approved botulinum toxin with recommended dosing guidance for the treatment of children 2 years of […]

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Cerebral Palsy Alliance – Creating a new Cerebral Palsy early diagnosis approach

RFTS Medical Advisory Board clinician Dr. Iona Novak (Australia) is hard at work creating a new Cerebral Palsy early diagnosis approach. So important not to let those few years of neuroplasticity be wasted. We need earlier diagnosis and aggressive treatment plan. Thank you Dr. Novak! We hope these new guidelines will be embraced in the […]

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NEWS ALERT – Federal Support of Cerebral Palsy Research!

NEWS ALERT – Here is information you’ve been waiting for about federal support of Cerebral Palsy Research! Per the Republican Clerk, Committee on Senate Appropriations, the language below has been included in the 2015 budget! We have been privileged to work hard on behalf of the Cerebral Palsy community to include this historic Federal Appropriations […]

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Maggie Frederick – What adaptive sports has meant to her

Great interview with our young friend Maggie Frederick about what adaptive sports has meant to her.  

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Unlocking the Brain: Are we Entering A Golden Age of Neuroscience

Yes! We are working hard to make it so!! http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2014/06/brain-matters-neuroscience-obama

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Dr. Karen Pape – When your child’s cerebral palsy diagnosis was given

The conversation we recently had about how and when your child’s cerebral palsy diagnosis was given has sparked much interest and discussion among clinicians like Dr. Karen Pape. She just wrote a blog post about this topic and would love to hear more of your stories and experiences along these lines. Your input is vital in helping […]

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Interview with Dr. Ayanna Howard, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Zyrobotics, LLC.

By Brad Searle @BelugaCP Father of a child with Cerebral Palsy and Executive Board Member at Reaching for the Stars. A Foundation of Hope for Children with Cerebral Palsy.   Brad:  Please welcome our special guest Dr. Ayanna Howard, Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Zyrobotics, LLC!!! Dr. Howard is an American Roboticist and the Motorola […]

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RFTS CP Kids Coalition Student Ambassador, Blake Showers, interview with brothers Hunter and Braden Gandee of The Cerebral Palsy Swagger

We are SUPER proud of our RFTS CP Kids Coalition Student Ambassador, Blake Showers, who interviewed brothers Hunter and Braden Gandee tonight about their 40 mile walk to raise Cerebral Palsy Awareness!  Blake is a high school student with CP himself who recently started doing interviews with people making a difference for Cerebral Palsy. We […]

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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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