For us, World Cerebral Palsy (CP) Day acknowledges and affirms the successes, spirit, and challenges of us in the CP community worldwide. This is especially motivating for us as we were newly established in June 2020, to support teens and young adults with CP transition from high school to adulthood. We have been blessed to have accomplished a number of our mission-driven initiatives, including our organizing into a 501(c)(3) organization, establishing our website (www.relivingwithcpteam.org), implementing our bi-monthly “Let’s Talk Roundtable Discussion” series, organizing our March 2021 Walk-a-thon in celebration of CP Awareness Month, launching our mentorship program and producing our first podcast (https://open.spotify.com/
We plan on observing World Cerebral Palsy Day by walking in the annual Walk To End Hydracephalus on October 9 at the Lincoln Memorial, sponsored by the National Capital Hydrocephalus Association. Hydrocephalus is a congenital condition of abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain’s ventricles and a contributing factor to cerebral palsy at birth for some. Learn more and register to join us at the Walk To End Hydracephalus.