“Rising above physical challenges” is the mantra of the organization raising awareness of Cerebral Palsy.

Wednesday 02 October 2013 marked the 2nd Annual World Cerebral Palsy Day observed locally by the Cerebral Palsy Association of Saint Lucia, in addition to some 30 countries around the world. Emotional remarks by President of the Association Daria Robinson-Ernest, revealed the heart behind the organization, as both she and Vice President Diane Leonce are parents of children living with cerebral palsy.

Mrs. Ernest said “this observance is crucial in building a bridge in society between what is considered normal and what is not.”

She asked those in attendance to look beyond these differences and to embrace ones uniqueness. Ernest went on to explain the importance of raising awareness as, “time sensitive”

Source: The Voice