Kehinde

I'm Ayanwale Kehinde Jeremiah and I was born with cerebral palsy. I'm Nigerian and an undergraduate student at the University of Ibadan. My course of study is special education (learning disability-major).

Currently, I’m the Director of Persons With Special Needs within the special education department of the University of Ibadan. I like interacting with people, I love impacting knowledge, I love to watch movies, and I love looking into the latest developments in the world of cerebral palsy.

I wish people would be friendly. I wish people would know more about special education, most especially how to relate with persons with cerebral palsy. Moreso, I wish people could know how to relate and interact with us.

Parents in Nigeria should also know that a child born with cerebral palsy is not useless…I underwent a series of therapy here in Nigeria and outside Nigeria, and currently I’m on medications to boost the functions of brain. I do local therapy.

My twin brother is one of my motivators, and my parents are understanding and there for me. My greatest fears are rejection and loneliness and being single.

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