Cerebral Palsy

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Family Stuck In Puerto Rico After Son Suffers Brain Bleed

The family of a little boy who got sick while on vacation in Puerto Rico needs help to make it back to the US.

07/03/2015

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Local Organization Steps In To Help Pittsburgh Boy Who Suffered Brain Hemorrhage In Puerto Rico

What was supposed to be a dream birthday vacation in paradise turned into life and death struggle for a Pittsburgh boy.

06/30/2015

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Woman Accused Of Abusing Special Needs Son Charged In 2nd Medicaid Fraud Case

A woman accused of Medicaid fraud and the abuse of her special needs son is facing charges in a separate fraud case.

06/17/2015

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Get Marty: Community Pulls Together To Help Boy With Cerebral Palsy

A Plum family with a special needs child reached out to KDKA and Get Marty, and it looks like the whole community stepped up.

05/11/2015

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Mother, Caregiver Appear In Court Over Brighton Heights Abuse & Fraud Case

A mom and a caretaker appeared in court today for a case involving alleged abuse and Medicaid fraud.

03/25/2015

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Mother, Caregiver Charged In Brighton Heights Abuse & Fraud Case

A mother was arrested on Wednesday, accused of abusing her son who has autism and cerebral palsy.

03/12/2015

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Man Forced To Not Shower For 6 Months Due To Health Insurance Red Tape

A local man who is quadriplegic can’t use his bathroom because of health insurance red tape — and he’s not alone.

02/09/2015

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North Allegheny Football Team Surprises Manager For 18th Birthday

They may not be much on carrying a tune, but the 28 North Allegheny football seniors sure know how to throw a surprise birthday party.

10/31/2014

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New Therapy Program Helping Boy With Cerebral Palsy

A 4-year-old boy with cerebral palsy is enjoying a new sense of freedom thanks to a device called the “Spider.”

03/06/2014

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Teen Overcomes Cerebral Palsy To Perform In Recital

A disability isn’t stopping one girl from reaching her dreams.

06/30/2013

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Pa. Couple Charged With Caging Disabled Child

A northern Pennsylvania couple have been charged with keeping their 12-year-old daughter, who has cerebral palsy, in a makeshift cage and in a locked closet .

06/21/2013

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Mercer Co. Father And Son Charged In Sex Abuse Case

Police in Mercer County have charged a 60-year old man and his 22-year old son with sexually abusing a teenage girl with cerebral palsy.

05/09/2013

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Local Boy Becomes Eagle Scout Despite Great Obstacles

The Washington County Fairgrounds Camporee is a chance for Boy Scouts to share stories and compare merit badges.

05/09/2013

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Cops: Pa. Dad, Son Abused Girl With Cerebral Palsy

A father and son from western Pennsylvania have been charged with molesting a girl who is unable to speak because she has cerebral palsy.

05/09/2013

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Wheelchair Lift Taken From Family’s Backyard

A 500-pound wheelchair lift was stolen from a family’s home in New Castle.

11/03/2012

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