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Weekly Cerebral Palsy Research News

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Get weekly updates on the latest prevention and intervention research on cerebral palsy, as indexed in the NCBI PubMed (Medline) and Entrez (GenBank) databases.

Access all past Research Newsletters here: https://research.cerebralpalsy.org.au/news-and-events/cp-research-news/

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Day Hab Creates Blankets for Cat Shelter

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Consumers at Community Experience help create blankets for cats at the Gifford Cat Shelter in Brighton.

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Register for Winterfest Online Today!

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Live music! Beer tasting! Silent Auction! Join us on February 26 at the Commanders Mansion in Watertown to support UCP of MetroBoston.

For more information, please visit our Winterfest Event Page orClick Here to Register Online! 


Creative Arts Program

United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston recently received a grant from the Watertown Community Foundation in order to support its Creative Arts Program. Through the Creative Arts Program, UCP provides opportunities for individuals with disabilities to participate in and explore a variety of classes and programs while providing an accessible space, assistive technology and adapted equipment as needed. This grant will support the organization in expanding classes to children with disabilities and increase collaborations with seniors and local artist in the Watertown community.

Starting in November, there will be two classes offered. Mixed Media is taught by a Recreational Aide who has a background in fine arts. The class will allow participants to explore a variety of media including screen printing, canvas, paint, and crafts with themes related to the changing seasons and upcoming holidays. The Cooking Class will be taught by a Therapy Aide and will focus on cooking styles and techniques and will include preparing a variety of dishes from breakfast foods to desserts. Classes meet in Watertown at UCP’s Day Habilitation Program from 4:45 – 6:15 PM. The cost for each of these classes is $150 for 10 weeks for activities. For more information or to register, contact Kathy at 617-924-2771.

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What's Coming up in 2015?


February 26, 2015Winterfest
May 18, 2015Life without Limits Golf Tournament
June 7, 2015Life without Limits Walk and Roll


How Can Your Used Car Help UCP?

When you donate a car to UCP of MetroBoston, you directly effect a positive change in the lives of individuals with disabilities. Proceeds benefit our programs and services in a way that allow the individuals we serve to live a life without limits.  So if you are shopping for a new car or have one in the driveway collecting dust, please consider donating your used car to UCP of MetroBoston by clicking HERE or by calling 1-877-UCP-CAR1 (827-2271).  Thank you for support!


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