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Cerebral palsy

Schandrilla Schlesinger (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Dallas Mom Allegedly Starved Ailing Daughter

A 37-year-old Dallas woman has been accused of starving her 15-year-old daughter to less than 50 pounds and halting medication for the girl’s cerebral palsy.

08/13/2013

A 4-year-old autistic boy undergoing intensive therapy. (credit: Getty Images/David Silverman/Newsmakers)

Requirements Reduce Amount Of Children Helped

The number of young children helped through an intervention program has dropped 17 percent because of more rigid eligibility requirements launched last summer.

04/07/2012

Massage

Patients Dealing With Chronic Illness Seeing Massage Benefit

For many, a massage is a relaxing escape. But for North Texans dealing with conditions like Cerebral Palsy and Parkinson’s Disease, getting a massage is becoming part of their medical treatment to relieve pain.

08/24/2011

Keller High School

Special Needs Students Accidentally Burned At Keller School

Nicholas Chaney’s parents trust he’s taken care of at school just like he is at home. Nicholas, 18, has cerebral palsy. “I admire the teachers they do a very good job with them,” says his mother Pauline Chaney.

04/07/2011