CP Awareness with a Celebrity Twist!

CP Awareness with a Celebrity Twist!

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The following post contains Amazon affiliate links. These links to books will help you fulfill my CP awareness recommendation, “Get to know the individuals with cerebral palsy.” As an Amazon affiliate, I earn from qualifying purchases. To begin, know this post will not cover actual celebrities with cerebral palsy (CP). Names ranging from actors RJ…

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Disability Stereotypes Hiding in Everyday Conversations

Disability Stereotypes Hiding in Everyday Conversation

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Instantly after hearing the words, my mouth twitched. Hesitancy grasping me. Should I say something? The comment possessed innocent intentions, a compliment in fact. Yet the wording emboldened disability stereotypes. “Zach is the most non-disabled, disabled person I’ve met.” Even sharing the story here leaves me feeling guilty. The person who said that meant well.…

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Guest blogger Eric Tress offers his tips on getting involved in the fun this holiday season.

Holiday Season Guide for Getting Involved in the Fun! (Guest Post)

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Enjoying the holiday season can prove challenging when living with cerebral palsy. Lacking accessibility and/or wintery conditions may turn festive occasions into real-life nightmares. Or even worse, leave you a spectator. Watching everyone else celebrate while you spend the holidays alone.  To prevent this, guest blogger Eric Tress offers practical tips for getting involved in…

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Destigmatizing Mobility Aids

Destigmatizing Mobility Aids

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*The following post is sponsored by Millercare Mobility Specialists, the leading mobility aids company in the North West of England. A quiet stigma frequently surrounds mobility aids. Negativity which manifests in various ways. Whether walking aids like a walker or cane. Or mobility devices such as a wheelchair or scooter. Sometimes the stigmatizing reflects within…

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Tired of hearing people verbally assault social media, Zachary Fenell prepares to defend social media's virtues.

Defending Social Media

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Frequently social media gets viewed negatively. No matter if Facebook, Twitter, or another platform, controversy tends to lurk. A joking exchange escalates to high tension. Behavior ranging from simply immature to downright mean, fractures lives. These scenarios craft unpleasant perceptions about social media. Admittedly, the pessimistic view possesses merit. However, the negativity also risk overshadowing…

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The CP Vigilante gives his tips on how to successfully raise awareness using Custom Ink Fundraising.

Using Custom Ink Fundraising to Successfully Raise Awareness

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*Disclaimer- I am in the Custom Ink affiliate program. As such I will receive commission from sales generated after you click any Custom Ink links within today’s post. Although incentive, my main goal remains to help you enjoy a successful Custom Ink fundraising campaign. Everyone has a story. Perhaps yours leaves you especially passionate about…

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Active 365 Toe Separators Product Review

Active 365 Toe Separators Product Review

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Disclaimer: Recently I received some complimentary Active 365 toe separators in exchange for writing an honest product review. Please note I am NOT a medical professional. The proceeding review remains based off two factors. First, my personal experiences wearing Active 365 toe separators. Secondly, my second hand knowledge regarding how somebody walks.   Anyone who…

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Avoid spills with your own "adult sippy cup!"

Using My “Adult Sippy Cup” to Find Independence

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Laughter, including my own, met the joke. “That’s Zach’s adult sippy cup!” Yet there remains no joke about the newfound independence I discovered thanks to my “adult sippy cup.” The joking descriptor actually describes my Aladdin travel mug. After repeatedly struggling to independently get coffee, I turned to my aforementioned Aladdin travel mug. The container…

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