Cerebral Palsy

A Report From The Ropes Course

Editor's Note: Molly Mittman is a second-year camper from Temple Shalom in Dallas. She is 9 years old and going into the 4th grade. Find the rest of her essay here.

My name is Molly and I am a camper at Greene Family Camp. I was born with Cerebral Palsy (CP). My CP mainly affects my balance because the muscles in my legs get tired easily. Even though I have CP, I am still just a regular camper. I have goals for myself that I want to accomplish by the end of the session.

Molly Mittman and her rock wall. Photo courtesy URJ

Playing Wheelchair: Kids Keep It Simple, Why Can't We?

Like most parents, I have a lot of funny stories about my kids. I also have things I’d like to brag about, some frustrating stories, a few sad stories and a handful of stories about those “aha” moments. But every once in a while, there is a story that is the complete and seamless merge of your parenting and your professional life. This is mine.

Lisa Friedman

Jobs: What People With Disabilities Can Do To Improve Their Prospects

Todd Morrison is an exceptional communicator -- who happens to be deaf. I met Todd through my networking in the deaf community, which I undertake as a recruiter who is committed to giving the best IT opportunities to all job seekers, including people with disabilities.

Todd Morrison
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