Archives for August 2013

Climbing Sports for Youth with Physical Disabilities – Free Class Now Open

Check out the new climbing class at Blaze Sports!  Blazing New Trails is a program that will introduce youth with physical disabilities to a unique, life changing active experience through the sport of climbing. Climbing fosters a variety of unique […]

There’s No Dishonor in Having a Disability

One of our young adults who has a diagnosis of hemiplegia due to a perinatal stroke sent this link to us today. She says that, “Words cannot describe how much I love this speech.”  We love it, too, and hope […]

Paint for Pediatric Stroke

If you’re near Richmond, Virginia on August 27th, join us for a fun-filled and creative evening! We’ll paint Sweet Cow and learn more about the Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA), a national charity that helps children with hemiplegic cerebral […]

Cerebral Palsy: Behavior, Anger, and Decision Making

Angry Fits and the Decision Spiral of Doom I belong to a CHASA (Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association) Facebook group called ‘Hemikids and Pediatric Stroke Survivors’. Many of the members are parents of children with hemiplegia who are looking to […]

Newly Diagnosed with Hemiplegia or Perinatal Stroke

What do I do next? The first year after you’re told that your child has a brain injury is a whirlwind of tests, therapies, doctors, therapists, insurance, and the many emotions that you go through. You didn’t expect this, right? […]