Cerebral palsy


Cleburne Community Helps Their Favorite Good Samaritan

Alex Wilson of Cleburne is a 22-year-old grocery store worker who survived after he was swept away by rushing floodwaters. But, as amazing as that is, it’s only a small anecdote to his real story.


The 2015 Miss Denton County, Jessica Zeller. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Cerebral Palsy Doesn’t Keep Teen From Miss Texas Competition

Jessica Zeller is on her way to the Miss Texas competition and her first pageant was just four months ago. But Zeller isn’t just competing just for crowns. She took the stage to reveal a lifelong secret.

CBS 11–02/26/2015


Teen With Cerebral Palsy Inspires Classmates

There’s a special game Friday night in Denton when cross-town rivals Ryan and Guyer meet.


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.


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.



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.


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.