Adulthood with CP: Examples and Challenges from Around the World
Venue : Online
In advance of its AGM on 15 November 2021, ICPS hosted a challenging, inspirational, open-minded and spirited online panel discussion on "Adulthood with CP: Examples and Challenges from Around the World". The panel was composed of young people with CP, a parent of an adult child as well as professionals in the field:
Elias Tawk, Sesobel, Lebanon
Yağmur Özükan, Cerebral Palsy Turkey
Viviana Prida, Fundación Prisma, Argentina
Lizzie Slack & Caitlin O'Keefe, Cerebral Palsy Alliance, Australia
Adetokunbo Johnson, Nigeria/South Africa:
The panelists shared their testimonies from high-, middle- and low-income countries around the world. They explored examples of best practice from their own experience and shone a light on ways to overcome the challenges facing adults with CP in today's society.
A private Facebook group on “Adulthood with CP” was set up as a result of this event, which you can apply to join here.