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Whether you are a person with cerebral palsy, carer, parent or friend of someone with cerebral palsy we want to hear your story.

Your story can be submitted as a written piece or video. For a written story please include a photo that we can include with the story (eg. an image that illustrates the theme of your story, self portrait, person with cerebral palsy in action, etc.).  

You can submit your story here.

Please allow 7-10 days for our Communications Team to review your story and help with editing. Once we are finished we will send it back to you for your approval before your story is published.


Proud Grandparents watch Garnett 'have a go'

26, August 2014

Three years ago my grandson Garnett Donnelly was a healthy little boy, then all of a sudden, out of the blue, Garnett had a seizure. At first doctors put it down to heat, but the seizures continued to occur. After further investigation, it was confirmed that Garnett had suffered a mild right side he…

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Rowing with Isaac Denholm

26, August 2014

Hello my name is Isaac and I'm 14 years old. I was born with mild cerebal palsy. I believe it is important to challenge yourself. I have taken on many challenges like rowing, weightlifting and farming. I lived in Brisbane Queensland for a few years and now reside in Hobart Tasmania and board at Hu…

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Miss Independent

26, August 2014

View Madison's story on YouTube.  My name is Madison Tully and I am 17 years old from Brisbane. I have hemiplegic cerebral palsy. My interests include Track and Field, Cross Country and Swimming.  I was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of 2 and didn’t learn how to walk until the age of 3. …

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Some angels have wings....mine has wheels :o)

26, August 2014

My 17 year old son, Timothy, with help from his Physiotherapist has just received & used funding (it has taken 18 months to get it) to have a ramp and automatic doors placed at the front of his school library. He has had to use a small back door (which is not always open) to access the library …

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The Worlds Strongest Man

26, August 2014

Hi there, my name is Brent and I am 25 years old. I have mild Cerebral Palsy, however through weightlifting I have a vastly improved quality of life. It took me a long time to learn how to walk and then how to run; also going up and down flights of stairs was a real challenge (can still be some da…

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