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Mission: To advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities through an affiliate network.

United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities.

Established in 1997, this small, family-owned and operated company has grown into the second largest provider of accessible vehicles and products across the country. United Access partnered with industry-leading manufacturers to supply its stores with the best and safest products, including accessible wheelchair vans, trucks and SUVs, wheelchair lifts and scooter lifts, hand controls, power transfer seats and more. To learn more, visit www.unitedaccess.com.

Ethen Clegg was a 2016 recipient of a Steelman Family Foundation Grant

The National Ability Center empowers individuals of all abilities by building self-esteem, confidence and lifetime skills through sport, recreation and educational programs.

What is Cerebral Palsy?

While Cerebral Palsy (pronounced seh-ree-brel pawl-zee) is a blanket term commonly described by loss or impairment of motor function, Cerebral Palsy is actually caused by brain damage.

The brain damage is caused by brain injury or abnormal development of the brain that occurs while a child’s brain is still developing — before birth, during birth, or immediately after.

he Birth Injury Justice Center is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by birth injuries, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy or other disabilities. Our organization was created to provide answers and guidance to help families and children get all the assistance they need to help improve their overall quality of life.

Purchasing a new or used vehicle can be pretty challenging. Finding the right car, the best price and dealing with financing is never easy. When looking for a wheelchair accessible vehicle it gets a lot more complicated.

Once you’ve learned what you need to know about accessible vans You need to find the best place to buy one.Here is our list of 10 great companies and organizations that can help you find the right accessible van for you and your family.

Cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy and brachial plexus palsy are types of neurological conditions that cause muscle weakness or lack of muscle movement and control in infants. These conditions result from damage to the brain and/or nerves or nerve fibers that can occur during birth.