The WCCPA is excited to introduce a new, more inclusive icon that will represent those diagnosed with cerebral palsy in an inclusive, empowered, mobile and active light. The message conveyed by the icon is that people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities are valuable members of society who, with the right care, facilities and encouragement, can contribute to and be integrated into society.

Giving effect to the rights of people with disabilities includes removing the barriers they experience. People with disabilities should be represented holistically, and disability should be seen to be:

Inclusive – Regardless of physical or mental ability, all people should be included in the daily activities of life such as mainstream schooling, business and other aspects of society.

Empowered – People living with disabilities are no longer held back by the labels society has given them and are instead empowered to live full and meaningful lives.

Mobility – People with disabilities are no longer seen to be immobile. Instead, they are capable, able to compete in sports, work and manage on their own in an environment that caters for their needs with the right resources.

Active not Passive – Those with cerebral palsy and other disabilities are willing and able to learn skills and add value to their lives.

People living with disabilities have a voice and are valued for their contribution to society and the new WCCPA icon aims to remove the stigma often directed at people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.


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Living with cerebral palsy and the impact of physical therapy.
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Keith talks high school, bullies, dating and sports.
How cerebral palsy added to his success and his outlook on life.

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To work each day is something people with disabilities have little or no opportunity to do.
The WCCPA’s provision of protective employment each day at 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗩𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗪𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗖𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗿𝗲 is a huge blessing for many deserving people.

Specialised transport is required to give our beneficiaries an opportunity to work and expand their lives beyond the restriction of their home environment. Funding for a new bus is an urgent need for the organisation.
Please visit our website so you can read more about the work of The Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association.
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I did it my way – Maria’s story
A great adventurer, a resourceful and independent force and a great inspirer.

Maria shares her story:
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You may remember Suzy from the days when she was found in our local shops. She spread awareness and raised funds for children with cerebral palsy. We no longer see her in the shopping areas, but she is very available online.

We all seem to be moving at a rapid pace these days, but thankfully much is just a click away! Please will you consider downloading the Donate Nation App today so you can donate to the work of The Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association via SUZY (who is now digital!)


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