Cerebral Palsy News
Woman in prison for mom's murder revealed to have never been sick
Gypsy Blanchard, in prison for her mom's murder, was once thought to have had cancer and other illnesses and needed a wheelchair, feeding tube.
Did Gypsy Blanchard's mom have Munchausen syndrome by proxy?: Part 5
Munchausen syndrome by proxy is a condition in which a caregiver, usually a parent, exaggerates, makes up or even causes a child's illness.
How a young wheelchair bound woman treated for several illnesses ended up in prison for her mother's murder
Gypsy Rose Blanchard grew up not knowing much about the world outside of doctors’ offices, hospital rooms and the pink house in Missouri where she lived with her mom, Clauddinnea “Dee Dee” Blanchard. By the time she was 8 years old, Gypsy Blanchard was allegedly suffering from leukemia , muscular
Toddler in hospice care gets chance to sit on Santa's lap for the last time
With the Christmas season upon us, it's easy to get lost in the to-do list of the holidays. But for the Agnew family of Salt Lake City, Utah, a visit from a stranger provided a memory they will never forget. Miles Agnew, 2, has been in hospice care for months, and his health had been in slow
Man goes on mission to behead police officers for ISIS: Part 4
Usaamah Abdullah Rahim was killed by Boston police, and his nephew David Wright was found guilty of conspiring to provide support to ISIS and other charges.
ACLU sues Trump administration for detaining 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its ongoing detention of a 10-year-old undocumented girl with cerebral palsy who was separated from her parents after undergoing surgery. Rosa Maria Hernandez has been held at a children's shelter in San
Children get tricked-out wheelchair costumes for a magical Halloween
These kids’ tricked-out wheelchair costumes are a major Halloween treat. Nearly 40 lucky kiddos will be trick-or-treating in style, sporting their brand new, absolutely epic wheelchair costumes built by Magic Wheelchair, a nonprofit that teams with volunteers across the country to create the
Mom fights to have daughter with cerebral palsy released from immigration detention
The mother of a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained by Border Patrol agents after undergoing surgery is fighting to get her back.
Mom fights to have 10-year-old daughter with cerebral palsy released from immigration detention
The mother of a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained by Border Patrol agents after undergoing surgery is fighting to get her back. After undergoing gallbladder surgery Tuesday, federal agents refused to release Rosa Maria Hernandez back to her parents, sending her instead to a