Category Archives: cerebral palsy

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#CPChatNow Recap- 05-13-2015

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The community known as the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow enjoyed engaging conversation Wednesday, May 13th. We discussed various topics, starting with whether a correlation exists between cerebral palsy and high blood pressure. Another subject brought up dealt with asking for help and if that makes you feel defeated. As you will notice the…

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Cerebral palsy strong!

Cerebral Palsy and Independence

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Independence seems like quite a basic topic but not when you factor in cerebral palsy (CP). The neurological condition can interfere with one’s independence. Naturally how much interference cerebral palsy causes varies by a case’s severity. For instance, my pal and cerebral palsy cohort over at Handicap This Productions, Mike Berkson goes as far as…

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8'O Clock

#CPChatNow Recap- 05-06-2015

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On a weekly basis the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow hosts riveting conversation. Due to schedules all participants may not partake every week but we always look forward to when they can. Hannah showed she continues to get stronger since her major surgery earlier in the year. With another #CPChatNow community member going through…

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#CPChatNow Recap- 04-29-2015

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A week after our special anti-bullying focus chat the #CPChatNow community gathered for our usual Wednesday evening chat. Devin wasted no time, raising an issue which emerged on Facebook earlier in the day. If cough syrup makes you stiff, tweet Devin at @AdventuresInCP and let him know! Moving on a certain fact became pretty obvious.…

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#CPChatNow Recap- 04-22-2015

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On Wednesday, April 22nd #CPChatNow welcomed anti-bullying speaker Tony Bartoli to lead an anti-bullying discussion. Tony’s speaking resume includes  gigs across 27 U.S. states plus four countries! Our community asked many great questions. One question specifically triggered much dialogue! As you can see Blake’s response led to a lively chat more about disability employment. Serving…

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#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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