Category Archives: friendship

Turning Your Cerebral Palsy Role Model into a Mentor

Turning Your Cerebral Palsy Role Model into a Mentor

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Recognizing valuableness and obtaining said value can prove frustrating. To demonstrate, previously I described needing role models with cerebral palsy. Amidst I outline their importance. Although I never used the word “mentor,” along the way I transitioned to discussing mentors. Before continuing, perhaps I should distinguish between the two roles. After all you might wonder…

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Friendship is Overpowering Cerebral Palsy

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Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 people across the web celebrated friendship using the hashtag “#FriendshipIs.” National Inclusion Project promoted the “friendship is” initiative. As explained in-part on their website, “Making friends is often the fastest way for a child to be included. With friends, we have a companion who is there with us to play, grow…

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11 tips for making friends despite your cerebral palsy!

11 Tips for Making Friends Despite Your Cerebral Palsy

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Friendship enhances life. Although before enjoying any enrichment, you must undergo a traditional welcoming ritual. Said ritual you know as making friends. Making friends can prove intimidating for anyone. Add cerebral palsy to the process and suddenly the intimidation escalates. First comes any accessibility issues. For example, I love baseball. However, maneuvering around a ballpark…

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Mike and his groomsmen

Fostering Positive Relationships

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Describe your current place in life using a few words. No, seriously. I’ll wait. What words did you come up with? Okay even though I asked first I’ll share mine “exciting,” “determined,” and “wiser.” All three contain a common theme, optimism. What about you? Does your word set fall into the optimistic realm? If no,…

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