cerebral palsy


Trans Disabled Teen Model Aaron Philip Is the Future of Fashion

She made history this summer as the first black, trans, disabled model to sign with Elite Model Management. And she's just getting started.
Aaron Barksdale

Living Alone Is Awesome, Even with My Disability

Growing up with cerebral palsy, I always thought having my own apartment was an impossible dream.
Spencer Williams
Disability Diaries

Energy Healers and Chanting Won't Cure My Disability Anxiety

As it turns out, I have a whole buffet of internal pain from living with cerebral palsy, and I'm going to figure out what to do with it.
Ryan O'Connell
Disability Diaries

Cerebral Palsy Is Going to Kill Me (and Other Fun, Normal Thoughts)

No matter how much I try to control it, CP is this Regina George figure lording over my life, and I'm learning how to live with her.
Ryan O'Connell
Disability Diaries

Having Cerebral Palsy Means Getting Constantly Trolled by the World

Living with disability means suffering daily microaggressions. And from here on out, I'm keeping track.
Ryan O'Connell
Views My Own

Winter Sucks When You Have a Disability

Snow might be a lovely thing for some, but for me and my power wheelchair, it's an immobilizing force.
Spencer Williams

Are Disability Fetishists Exploiting People with Disabilities?

Devoteeism is a sexual fetish in which people get all horned up over a wide range of disabilities. As someone with cerebral palsy who uses a wheelchair, my feelings on devotees are complicated.
Spencer Williams

What My Disability Means for My Sex Life

People are often surprised to hear that those of us with disabilities have sexual desires. We do, it's just not as easy for us to fulfill them.
Spencer Williams
VICE Specials

RJ Mitte of 'Breaking Bad' Tells Us About Living with Cerebral Palsy

RJ Mitte was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of three, but he hasn't let that stop him from accomplishing his goals and using his success to help others.
VICE Staff

How One Deaf Man and Two Pals with Cerebral Palsy Got Down at Bonnaroo

There were somewhere between 500 and 700 handicapped people at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival this year. For the most part, they get down just like the rest of us, but it’s those slight differences that make their Bonnaroo experience that much...
Lauren Schwartzberg

I Have Cerebral Palsy and I'm Looking for Love

Dating is hard for everybody, but dating with cerebral palsy is harder. Still, given the reality of my situation, I knew it was time to change my strategy if I wanted to get laid on the regular. That's when I heard about "devotees"—people with a sexual...
Aaron Broverman

Some Swedes Made a Special Brand of Cerebral-Palsy Beer

About a year ago, in an attempt to stop people from being excessively nice to the handicapped, the Gothenburg Cooperative for Independent Living in Sweden (GIL) made a physically challenged doll with cerebral palsy. GIL just released their own brand of...
Caisa Ederyd