Category Archives: Advocacy

Sunfrog Shirts- Far From a Ribbiting Experience!

Sunfrog Shirts: Far From a Ribbiting Experience!

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Advocacy comes in many forms. One fun but effective way to advocate involves custom shirts. Wearing the customized gear starts conversations! Although go with the wrong company and the dialogue derails. Enter my warning to AVOID SUNFROG SHIRTS! Whether organizing a sale or simply looking to add to your wardrobe, stay away from the sunglass…

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After talking up the AXSChat community a lot,Zachary Fenell takes time to write a formal testimonial for the community.

AXSChat Testimonial

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To educate and dispel cerebral palsy misconceptions in a fun, engaging way. That remains my website’s mission statement. Successful fulfillment relies on remembering there will always remain more to learn. Lately I am turning to the AXSChat community to obtain said knowledge. The AXSChat mention probably comes as no surprise to those who follow me…

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Speak Up: Add Your Opinion on the inspirational compliment.

Speak Up: Add Your Opinion On the “Inspirational” Compliment

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“You are inspirational.”  Those words you may, depending on your cerebral palsy, remain acquainted with or know well. There exists a correlation between inspiration and cerebral palsy. Well, disability in general. While my peers in the CP community likely realize where I am going with this, I imagine able-bodied readers thinking “Nice! You’re inspirational.” Yeah……

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I’ve Been Burned: How I Became the Cerebral Palsy Vigilante

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Training for a half marathon (13.1 miles) requires much hard work. Effort that proves worthwhile. Rewarding even! Personally, one such reward came surprisingly via a Team IBB sponsorship. IBB stands for I’ve been burned. Honestly, I never envisioned the term “sponsored athlete” describing me. Heck, for a very long time “athlete” remained a stretch. Specifics…

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Think creatively on how to raise awareness for your cause.

Living Your Awareness Initiative

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Life experiences shape you. Whether personal or through what your loved ones encounter, experiences make you care. Once you care, you probably uncover a desire to make others care too. That explains why so many national awareness days and months exist. Seriously, go take a look at www.nationalcalendarday.com. Perhaps someone can propose a National Awareness…

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