Category Archives: cerebral palsy

#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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March 25th is CP Awareness Day

National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day 2015

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If you notice people out in mass Wednesday wearing green, do not go looking for corn beef and green beer. Rather than a belated St. Patrick’s Day celebration, these people will wear green to recognize National Cerebral Palsy (CP) Awareness Day. At least the majority will. A few might wear green coincidentally just because they…

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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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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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What makes you awesome?

Overcome Self-Doubt: Find Your Awesomeness

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Overcome self-doubt and build self-confidence by embracing your awesomeness. You do know about your awesomeness, right? When I say “awesomeness,” I’m referencing all the reasons which justify your self-confidence. All the reasons your employer lucked out by hiring you. All the reasons your significant other loves you. All the reasons you stand on top the…

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#CPChatNow Excitement Level

#CPChatNow Recap- 03-04-2015

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Another Wednesday evening gone means time for another #CPChatNow recap. Remember the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat takes place every Wednesday at 8pm EST. This week saw a John W. Quinn sighting! For those who just joined the #CPChatNow community over the last few months, John holds distinction as a #CPChatNow co-founder. John along with…

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#THEDECISION April 1st

#CPChatNow Recap- 02-25-2015

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Some people might choose to unwind on a Wednesday evening by flipping on the television, but not the #CPChatNow community. When the clock strikes 8pm EST on Wednesday, you know where to find us. For those experiencing a bad day we provide a pick me up and serve as a reminder to stay positive. A…

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#CPChatNow Recap 02-18-2015

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One week removed from the very first #CPChatNow focused chat and the ceeps gathered once more. As usual we began by catching up on the past week. With the continuous snowfall, Blake saw a business opportunity. Blake’s Hulk Hogan reference left me experiencing a flashback to October. Getting back to a serious note, Yasmin shared…

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CPChatNow happens every Wednesday on Twitter at 8pm EST.

#CPChatNow Recap 02-11-15

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February 11th marked a first for #CPChatNow as we invited a special guest to lead our discussion on a specific topic. With Valentine’s Day days away cerebral palsy and relationships proved the ideal topic. Inter-ability couple and authors Barton and Megan Cutter (Ink in the Wheels: Stories to Make Love Roll) generously  gave their time…

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