'Spoonie Survival' chooses CP Teens UK

July 09, 2019

A massive thank you to Spoonie Survival Kits for choosing CP Teens UK as their chosen charity!

50% of all sales donated to CP Teens UK!

 

THANK YOU!

Welcome to new Ambassador, Georgia Vine

June 30, 2019

A warm welcome to Georgia Vine, who has joined the CP Teens UK Ambassador team!

 

Georgia, who is 19-years-old and has Cerebral Palsy, is the owner & founder of Not So Terrible Palsy. Georgia has also just completed her first year at University studying Occupational Therapy.

 

Read what Georgia had to say about becoming an Ambassador for CP Teens UK here: https://www.cpteensuk.org/ambassador-diary

CP Teens UK Parent/Carer Voice

June 19, 2019

LAUNCHING THE 'CP TEENS UK PARENT/CARER VOICE' - a new online service especially for parents and carers...

 

CP Teens UK's focus age group for services is 10-25 years old, although children under the age of 10, as well as the whole family are very welcome and are very much encouraged to join in and get involved.

The Parent/Carer Voice is an online service especially for parents/carers of children from 0-years upwards with Cerebral Palsy/physical disabilities. It is not a service open to the young people that CP Teens UK supports.

The Parent/Carer Voice aims to provide a supportive & friendly online space and network for parents and carers to ask questions, share experiences and connect with like-minded people.

You can send a request to join the Parents/Carers Voice here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2518191884866768/?source_id=305859309555063

CP Teens UK supports RaceRunning Start Day

June 02, 2019

CP Teens UK is proud to support Cerebral Palsy Sport's RaceRunning Start Day in Sheffield on Sunday 30th June!

An introduction to the sport, 9-11am, EIS Sheffield.

 

Come along, have a go at RaceRunning and learn more about the newest Para Athletics event for those who cannot functionally run and rely on aids for mobility & balance.

PLEASE REGISTER WITH CP SPORT TO ATTEND: http://www.cpsport.org/events/racerunning-starter-session-sheffield/

First CP Teens UK Drop In Social announced

May 19, 2019

ntroducing the first CP Teens UK 'Drop In' Social!

Drop in to eat / meet / drink / socialise. Make what you want of it - whether it's a quick coffee, food, cocktails, meeting new people, hearing real life experiences, discussing and sharing issues or just for a catch-up, we'll be there!

ALL AGES WELCOME.

Parents welcome - great opportunity to meet other parents.

All information on the Events page.

CP Teens UK 'Pre-Ball Party' announced!

May 14, 2019

Let's get the party started right now!...

Don't miss out on the 'Pre-Ball Party' for 'CP Teens' (up to the age of 25 with a disability) & family/friends!*

Have you got your tickets yet to the 2019 CP Teens UK Ball on Saturday 2nd November? Purchase your tickets here: https://www.cpteensuk.org/ball-2019

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* Pre-Ball Party is a private event for 'CP Teens' and family/friends only before the 5th Annual CP Teens UK Ball, which is an event for everyone/the general public as well as 'CP Teens'. There is no extra cost to attend the Pre-Ball Party, but you must have purchased tickets for the Ball, with at least 1 ticket being a 'CP Teen' ticket, to attend.

A successful Sponsored Wobble for 2019

May 05, 2019

Yesterday (Sunday 5th May 2019) saw this year's annual Sponsored Wobble through Chatsworth Park in the Peak District.

As always, it was very well attended and it was a fabulous day full of smiles, friendship and laughs!

A massive thank you to Roxanne Milward Photography who came along on the Wobble to capture some  fantastic photos. All photos can be found in the Gallery.

CP Teens UK in London

April 07, 2019

A fantastic night was had by all last night at the CP Teens get together in London! Everyone had a great time bowling and eating!

The next Get Together social event is at Windsor Castle, Sunday 12th May. Check out the Events page and the Facebook page for more information!

School invites CP Teens UK in for Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

March 18, 2019

A massive thank you to the primary school in Sheffield who have sent a card and a donation to CP Teens UK following our visit a couple of weeks ago where we spoke to Year 4 about Cerebral Palsy/physical disability and the work that CP Teens UK does!

We have had some fantastic feedback from our visit from both the children and staff. CP Teens UK would love to visit your primary school, please get in touch via email (office@cpteensuk.org) if you’re interested in a visit!

2019 CP Teens UK Ball Special Guest is announced

March 07, 2019

2015 saw Sophie Christiansen CBE, Paralympic Champion.

 

2016 saw Lee Ridley, aka Lost Voice Guy.

 

2017 saw Abbie Hunnisett, Paralympic Club Thrower.

 

2018 saw Bailey Matthews, Triathlon Star and internet sensation.

 

Who will 2019 see?

ANNOUNCING THE SPECIAL GUEST FOR THE 5TH ANNUAL CP TEENS UK BALL ON SATURDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2019…

 

** CARRIE-ANN LIGHTLEY **

Carrie-Ann Lightley is an award winning, well-known disabled travel blogger and also Marketing Manager at the national disability organisation, AccessAble. Carrie-Ann has Cerebral Palsy, which means she is a wheelchair user, but she doesn’t let this get in the way of her love for travelling. She says that she was always brought up to believe that there is nothing she can’t do and that “there is always a way”!

 

From Manchester, to Barcelona, to Miami, Carrie-Ann travels around the world, giving tips, advice and so many new possibilities to other disabled people, sharing reviews, travel guides and tops tips on her website - https://www.carrieannlightley.com/

 

Carrie-Ann has also worked with the likes of the BBC and ITV to highlight the importance of accessible travel and to get it out there into mainstream media.

 

Make sure you purchase your tickets to the 5th Annual CP Teens UK Ball! £50 a ticket / £25 for ‘CP Teens’ (up to the age of 25-years with a disability). 

 

Tickets available here: https://www.cpteensuk.org/ball-2019 or email office@cpteensuk.org

Bowling & Nando's fun in Sheffield!

January 19, 2019

Today saw the first CP Teens UK event of 2019 in Sheffield!

 

Lots of fun was had and new friendships were formed at Bowling followed by a meal at Nando's for 10 'CP Teens'!

Photos can be found in the Gallery.

Missed out? Check out the Events page for upcoming and future events.

CP Teens UK meets with Blue Assist

January 17, 2019

CP Teens UK has met up with the charity Blue Assist to see how we can work together.

Blue Assist is a charity that has created a "simple system to help anyone who struggles with communication to get their message across".

We are excited to work together with Blue Assist going forward!

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DISCLAIMER: This organisation & website is run by people with Cerebral Palsy, for people with Cerebral Palsy (and other disabilities). No medical experts or professionals on Cerebral Palsy, or any other disability, were involved in the making of this website.

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