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Hey, @pelotonia riders! Invite your teammates to join you at Pedal with Pete, Columbus which is a week from tomorrow, on Sat. 7/27. We’re starting..
Attention Kroger shoppers!! Remember that you can set up Kroger Community Rewards in your Kroger profile to direct a portion of your shopping..
Pedal with Pete, Columbus is TWO WEEKS from tomorrow, on Sat., 7/27! That means you have 1.5 weeks to Pre-Register. (Do it before MIDNIGHT, on..
All photos by Flannery Photography, unless otherwise specified. This was the 25th Annual Kent Event and a great success thanks to all riders/walkers,..
Today we say goodbye to June! Also, Today, Sunday 6/30, is the last day to Pre-Register for Pedal with Pete, Columbus (which is held on Saturday..
Cerebral Palsy is a non-progressive neuromuscular disorder that disrupts a person’s ability to move, sit, stand, walk, talk and use their hands. The severity of the movement disorder and the type of movement difficulties can vary greatly. Some individuals experience only mild difficulties with balance, walking and fine motor skills, while individuals at the other extreme are completely trapped in their own bodies, fighting rigid limbs, and unable to speak or swallow. Most people with CP have normal intelligence.
Funding for cerebral palsy research remains low. National research funding is much less than for diseases that affect fewer people. Occurring in about 2 to 3 per 1,000 birth (studies vary), CP is the most common childhood physical disability. People who have CP can benefit from therapies, medications, surgeries, and other treatments. Researchers are also improving methods for detection and prevention. Remember that CP not only affects the individual, but also their families and caregivers. Your support makes a difference!
You can find more facts about Cerebral Palsy from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and The Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation.