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Young comedian with Cerebral Palsy blows away the judges on Britain’s Got Talent

Young comedian with Cerebral Palsy blows away the judges on Britain’s Got Talent | United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati | Scoop.it
Despite fearing he was being thrown to the lions, teenage comedian Jack Carroll had the audience rolling in the aisles from the moment he stepped onto the stage.  Check out why David pronounced him a “comedy genius” for his bold, brand of...

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This guy is truly hilarious..and very wise for a 14 year old!

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Flicking Away Barriers | Developmental Disabilities Association

Flicking Away Barriers | Developmental Disabilities Association | United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati | Scoop.it
A positive development about this is that more and more each day, tablets are being provided to, and adopted by, individuals with developmental disabilities to assist them in overcoming a multitude of challenges.
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UCP just got a grant from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation that will purchase 25 iPads so all of the people who come here will be able to try out these apps!

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Inspiring Man With Cerebral Palsy Works Out Like a Champ - TheFW

Inspiring Man With Cerebral Palsy Works Out Like a Champ - TheFW | United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati | Scoop.it
Let this video be your inspiration/motivation for the day (or perhaps the rest of your life). Scott was born with cerebral palsy.
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Scott's video has gotten so many hits on youtube! 

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First ever person who cannot talk to qualify as a fitness instructor

First ever person who cannot talk to qualify as a fitness instructor | United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati | Scoop.it
A 27 year old man with cerebral palsy has recently qualified as a Level 2 gym instructor despite not being able to talk.

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janet's comment, June 6, 2013 9:39 AM
UCP in conjunction with Special Olympics is creating a first class fitness room with free weights, weight benches and hopefully some cardiovascular machines. Watch for more soon!