#CPChatNow Recap- 04-15-2015

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With their taxes paid (hopefully), the #CPChatNow community gathered at Twitter for our weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat. While we bill the chat as a “cerebral palsy Twitter chat,” not everything connects directly to CP. For instance, last night the National Hockey League (NHL) dominated the conversation a lot. Now eventually the NHL talk segued…

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Anti-Bullying Focus Chat

#CPChatNow Recap- 04-08-2015

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One week removed from #CPChatNow co-host Blake Henry’s college choice (#THEDECISION) and the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat continues to gain momentum. Like always the fun started Wednesday evening when the clock struck 8pm ET. Seeing Alex back proved joyous. Alex caught up with everyone by asking about their 2015 so far. Blake shared exciting…

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Read my letter to my cerebral palsy at The Mighty.

New Guest Blog Posts

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National Cerebral Palsy (CP) Awareness Month last month motivated me to go out and write guest posts for other blogs. Back in early 2012 I made a concerted effort through guest blogging to build up my name and let people know about my cerebral palsy memoir Off Balanced. Guest blogging even led to future clients…

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Handicap This says "Judgment not allowed!"

#CPChatNow Recap- 04-01-2015

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Six weeks hyping my #CPChatNow co-host Blake Henry’s college decision, what our community came to call #THEDECISION, came to a close last night. Earlier in the afternoon Blake gave out his options. The countdown to 8pm ET ticked down. As the live chat began Blake informed us he will reveal his choice at 8:30pm ET.…

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#THEDECISION April 1st

#CPChatNow Recap- 03-25-2015

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On National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day we in the #CPChatNow community put out the welcome mat and presented our second ever focus chat. Rather than inviting an external expert to answer questions, we served as the experts. After all who knows more about cerebral palsy than us? We live with the disability! Anticipation built to…

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National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day

National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day

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National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day marks a fitting occasion to get familiar with individuals living with the condition. The following post includes Amazon affiliate links to some books which will help you do this. As an Amazon affiliate I earn from qualifying purchases.  If you notice people out in the masses March 25th wearing green,…

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Cerebral Palsy Day Twitter Chat

#CPChatNow Recap- 03-18-2015

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Last night’s  #CPChatNow discussion started off slow. Seemingly life kept people occupied. I mentioned a couple announcements but I wanted to wait until the conversation picked up before making them. That began to happen when Hailey talked about getting new shoes. Hailey’s tweet to Vans led me to ask a question. Also Hailey shared exciting…

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Good habits empower

Good Habits Empower

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Think about your life. What springs to mind, happy thoughts or negative ones? Now consider your daily routines, what you might call habits. The first represents results from the latter. In other words your daily habits shape how you view your life. Personally I enjoyed a pretty great week last week. So logically I’m feeling…

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8'O Clock

#CPChatNow Recap- 03-11-2015

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Anticipation for the train ride known as #CPChatNow built up before the usual 8pm ET departure time. Personally I tracked my own countdown, about 15 tweets away from the 10,000-tweet Twitter milestone. My co-host Reaching for the Stars Foundation Student Ambassador Blake Henry put us on a path to discuss Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month. Devin…

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