Playing Catch 

Playing catch has always been fun. Since I can remember, I have enjoyed throwing any kind of ball. Whether tossing a football or baseball back and forth. There has also been fun had with passing a basketball and soccer ball. Something I did not realize until recently was the importance of playing catch. The value … More Playing Catch 

The Speed Rope

The speed rope was a completely new challenge. We had been working with a standard jump rope for a few months. Concentrating on building the coordination of my body. Starting with the double-jumping as a timing mechanism. While, the two jumps helped keep my balance, as the rope traveled. Then, we moved from gaining the … More The Speed Rope

Large Grip Utensils

 In my attempt to try new things for cerebral palsy improvement. I came across utensils with larger handles. They seemed like an interesting idea to experiment. Thinking about the challenge of holding smaller grips. Most eating utensils in my life have thin grips. Not much to help me stabilize. Whether, gathering the food from the … More Large Grip Utensils

The Wrist Band Key

Working with any kind of key is challenging. The difficulty has occurred throughout my life. The first key of challenge was the house key. A nasty little thing, causing problems to this day. Trying to hold it in my hand correctly. Then, extend it outward to meet the lock just right. Any shake of the … More The Wrist Band Key

Single Rope Jumping

Beginning to accomplish jumping rope has been exciting. Introduced by Bernard to work on a variety of concepts. Everything geared toward cerebral palsy improvement. Jumping rope combined many physical aspects needing work, into one movement. The exciting part of discovering jumping rope was the activity becoming possible. It meant we could use the exercise moving … More Single Rope Jumping

Pen Grip

Handwriting felt like an important part of life during my youth. We were taught handwriting in school. Working on the ability to make our writing legible. While at the same time, attempting to write quickly. These skills were challenging to master with my disability. Cerebral palsy causing my fine motor movements to be difficult. Though, … More Pen Grip