• What to Expect Before a child has orthopedic surgery, it is important to determine whether he or she will be able to walk after the procedure. The goals for children who will walk differ from the goals for children who will not walk.

“Who I Am” PSA

"Who Am I" - National PSA | United Cerebral PalsyUnited Cerebral Palsy is proud to partner with The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment to launch a new public service announcement as part of the Campaign for Disability Employment. The PSA, called “Who I Am” features our Celebrity Ambassador, actor R. J. Mitte along with eight other people from all walks of life. It encourages employers to look beyond individual disabilities to the potential in each candidate. In addition, there is a campaign poster featuring R.J. Mitte which you can download and print.

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Shriners Hospitals for Children

Shriners Hospitals for Children
Through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. Our 22 locations in the United States, Canada and Mexico provide advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate. Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generosity of donors. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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All Children's Hospital

All Children's Hospital
All Children's Hospital provides expert pediatric care for children and families from all across the state of Florida and beyond. Named a top 50 children's hospital by U.S. News & World Report, we provide compassionate, state-of-the-art care for infants, children and teens with some of the most challenging medical problems.

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St. Louis Children's Hospital

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children's Hospital is one of the premier children's hospitals in the United States. It serves not just the children of St. Louis, but children across the world. The hospital provides a full range of pediatric services to the St. Louis metropolitan area and a primary service region covering six states.

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+ p: 314.454.6000

MUSC Children's Hospital

MUSC Children's Hospital
An integral part of the Medical University of South Carolina, the MUSC Children's Hospital is dedicated to enhancing the health of children throughout South Carolina, and to providing an environment that supports excellence in pediatric patient care, teaching and research.

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The Family Cafe

The Family Cafe
The Family Café began in 1998 as an attempt to meet an urgent need among persons with disabilities and their families: the need for information. To meet that need, The Family Café created an annual conference that would serve as a clearinghouse of information. The conference would provide a unique environment, where families could connect with peers, commercial service providers, and public entities to find out what services were available to them, which best met their needs, and how to go about securing those services.

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+ p: (850) 224-4670

Cerebral Palsy In The News

“Who I Am” PSA

United Cerebral Palsy is proud to partner with The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment to launch a new public service announcement as part of the Campaign...
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The Case for Inclusion: 2015

Medicaid affects all of us: children and adults with disabilities, as we age, as our family ages, and when the unexpected happens. UCP’s annual report, The Case for Inclusion,...
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Disability Etiquette

The way a society refers to persons with disabilities shapes its beliefs and ideas about them. Using appropriate terms can foster positive attitudes about persons with disabilities....
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Join the UCP Network

Organizations in the UCP Affiliate network range from a budget size of $125,000 to $100 million and provide a wide range of services.

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