• Disability Poem Shatters Perceptions in a Powerful Way

    I’m an author, poet living with cerebral palsy (CP). When I read this disability poem by Marty Gregoire, who also thrives with CP, — and is the founder of Footsteps of WNY, an organization that provides charitable assistance to individuals with cerebral palsy — it really spoke to me. Benefits of Writing Poetry There are many benefits to

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  • Dancing with SDR!

    “When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” –Wayne Dyer Today is my SDR Anniversary. Six months ago, I had Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR), the only surgical procedure that can permanently remove tightness caused by spastic diplegia, the most

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