World Cerebral Palsy Day
DATE: 6 October 2019
World Cerebral Palsy day is recognised on October 6 of every year and is an opportunity to celebrate and express pride in the lives and achievements of those with Cerebral Palsy and the people and organisations that support them.
Yooralla supports many children and adults with Cerebral Palsy, across all of our services. You can read some of their stories below.
- Michael attends a Yooralla Community Hub and moved out of home with the support of Yooralla, after learning invaluable independent living skills such as banking and budgeting. Read Michael’s story.
- Ethan, whose family was linked with Yooralla’s Specialist Children’s Supports upon diagnoses of Cerebral Palsy, now attends a mainstream school. Read Ethan’s story.
- Tim is achieving his NDIS goal of becoming a writer after winning a writing competition with the support from Yooralla’s Community Hub at St Albans. Read Tim’s story.
World Cerebral Palsy Day aims to ensure children and adults living with Cerebral Palsy have the same rights, access and opportunities as the wider community. Read more about World Cerebral Palsy Day.