Category Archives: cerebral palsy

#CPChatNow Recap- Advocacy Focus Chat

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On Wednesday, August 26th #CPChatNow presented a conversation about advocacy with our own Devin Axtman and special guest Emily Ladau. Their passion for the topic showed immediately! Before proceeding further, I asked Devin and Emily to share the credentials that make them fitting leaders to run the night’s focus chat. After you finish reading this…

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8'O Clock

#CPChatNow Recap- 08-19-2015

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Week in and week out the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow provides a platform for conversation and camaraderie. Every Wednesday when the clock strikes 8pm ET, you can count on the #CPChatNow tweets to emerge. My co-host Blake gave us a first look at the dorm room he now calls home. Internet issues kept…

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CPChatNow Presnts A Conversation About Advocacy Focus

#CPChatNow Recap- 08-12-2015

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#CPChatNow serves as an online support group for those with cerebral palsy and that support proved on full display last night. Anticipation for the night and our August focus chat announcement began in the afternoon. With my co-host Blake Henry set to start college soon the night almost felt like a focus chat on college…

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#CPChatNow Recap- 08-05-2015

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#CPChatNow, the live weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat, kicked off the month looking to make August 2015 GOAT. More about goats later though. First let us begin recapping last night’s lively conversation. A familiar face really helped spark the dialogue. This week’s #CPChatNow maintained a cheery tone throughout, probably an extension to good news shared.…

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Challenges your limits

Challenge Your Limits

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Think about the last time you said “I can’t.” What couldn’t you do? Why? Answering these questions will most likely lead to a discussion on limits. Who set said limits? The dialogue continues! Allow me to ask one more question. When did you last challenge your limits? Others in the cerebral palsy community helped me…

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#CPChatNow Recap- 07-29-2015

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If you enjoy riveting conversation, this week’s recap for the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow will interest you. The stimulating dialogue included topics such as experiences at concerts, life with a disability in other countries, and current events. First though, members from our community shared exciting news. Soon talk turned to concerts. Time for…

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#CPChatNow Recap- 07-22-2015

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As per the traditional Wednesday evening ritual ceeps (short for cerebral palsy peeps) all over the United States plus in Canada and the United Kingdom gathered on Twitter for the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow. Everything started off awesome. Early on the conversation remained friendly and lighthearted, just pals talking. Eventually though, our spidey…

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#CPChatNow puts the "pals" in "cerebral palsy."

#CPChatNow Recap- 07-15-2015

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Every Wednesday the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow makes Hump Day feel like a Saturday night. We gather and spend time with each other, just like friends. Early in the day on Wednesday, July 15th I looked to create extra hype for the evening. We began the night though, catching up on the past…

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What are our similarities and differences?

If You Know One Person with Cerebral Palsy…

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Spend enough time in the cerebral palsy (CP) community and you will come to learn and maybe even actually hear the phrase. “If you know one person with cerebral palsy, then you know ONE person with cerebral palsy.” Admittedly the CP community does not hold exclusivity over that lesson. Personally I heard the same principle…

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