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Synonyms for spastic

a person suffering from spastic paralysis

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suffering from spastic paralysis

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affected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions

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It was run by the Spastics Society, which is now Scope, and the nursery later moved to Walton.
The 45-year-old, who has also been appearing in adverts, tells why he's delighted at no longer being a spastic.
They will send the money to the Rotary Club in Bombay, India, who have close links with the Spastics Society of India.
Cash - including pounds 30,000 from Maidstone Spastics Group - has gone towards fees at a school in West Sussex where Alice will also receive treatment.
Mr Wigley was Vice-chair of the House of Commons All Party Disablement Group from 1987 - 2001 and is a former President of the Spastics Society in Wales (now Scope),and is currently Joint President of Mencap,Wales.
Chief Supt Bert Watson (right) performed one of his last "official" duties by pushing over a pile of pennies in aid of Teesside Spastics Association in May 1968.
The sale was in aid of local charities and with the mayor (from left) are Table social service convenor Mr T R W Wallis, president of the Teesside Parents and Friends of Spastics Mr F Niman, and Table chairman Mr G A Bell.
Cerebral palsy charity Scope, which dropped the name Spastics Society in 1994, said: "We're dismayed at her lack of originality and wit in using this term of abuse to refer to herself.
PLEASE thank Tony Parsons for his article in Monday's Mirror about the "joke" Jamie Oliver made about spastics.