Don’t let your child get written off as a hopeless case. You’re not just a parent – you’re your child’s best therapist and advocate.

At the beginning I was shocked by the stories I heard. But then with the time I realized that these stories were, sadly, quite common amongst parents who have kids with neurological disorders. At some point I set a rule for myself: don’t react emotionally when you hear these stories, but have I followed that […]

Living with cerebral palsy can be a wild ride, but there are ways to navigate the twists and turns

I remember once asking a client as he walked into my office: “How’s life?” And he said: “Like a roller coaster.” This particular client has cerebral palsy, and the more I think about this condition, the more I’m inclined to agree with his observation. Cerebral palsy is a roller coaster. It’s a seemingly unstoppable, out-of-control […]