Cerebral Palsy

Get on your bike

Get on your bike

Blog Posted on 11/17/2017

New blogger Bernie Hunter gives us an insight into what it is like to cycle with Free Wheel North

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How do I speak to someone who uses AAC?

How do I speak to someone who uses AAC?

Blog Posted on 11/11/2016

We’ve asked two bloggers, Jill and Claudia, to share with us some of their top tips for communicating with someone who uses AAC, or who has a speech difficulty.

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Guest Blog: Meet Michael, from ERDA

Guest Blog: Meet Michael, from ERDA

Blog Posted on 11/10/2017

In this week's blog we meet Michael McEwan, Chair of East Renewfewshire Disability Action and find out what motivates him.

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Join Jill at Riding for the Disabled

Join Jill at Riding for the Disabled

Blog Posted on 10/26/2016

In the first of our new blog series 'Join Jill', Jill tells us all about Riding for the Disabled, and the benefits of taking part in the sport.

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Provider profile: H1 Health Care

Provider profile: H1 Health Care

Blog Posted on 10/17/2017

Find out more about H1 Healthcare, complex care and support specialists

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What is AAC?

What is AAC?

Blog Posted on 10/10/2016

October is AAC Awareness month – AAC stands for Augmentative and Alternative Communication, which can be life changing for so many people, including some of those living with cerebral palsy. Below, Jill tells us about her experiences of using a communication device, and how important it is to be able to speak and be heard.

 

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I Have A Dream

I Have A Dream

Blog Posted on 09/29/2017

Reflections and a challenge from Andy Tomlinson as World CP Day approaches, this weekend’s longer read

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We

We're all going on a summer holiday

Blog Posted on 07/22/2016

As we’re now approaching peak holiday season, many of us are due to be heading off to much sunnier climates. However, holiday arrangements can be that much more difficult for those with mobility issues, and in light of this, Jill has some advice on air travel for those who are disabled.

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Elaine Boyd - I believe I can fly!

Elaine Boyd - I believe I can fly!

Blog Posted on 06/19/2018

Bobath Scotland trustee, Elaine Boyd, is currently taking part in the Flying Scholarships for Disabled People (FSDP) scheme. In an update on her last blog, Elaine Boyd shares her experience of her first day flying!

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Bernie

Bernie's top equipment and gadgets - eating and drinking

Blog Posted on 06/13/2018

In the second in a series of blog posts, CP Scotland blogger Bernie highlights some of the best gadgets she uses to help make life easier. This post looks at a range of awesome equipment for eating and drinking.

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