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Real people, real talk! The live Twitter chat CPChatNow takes place every Wednesday 8pm ET.

#CPChatNow Recap- 11-04-2015

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Every Wednesday the live weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow attempts to provide a community that balances friendship, information, and engaged conversation. Some weeks certain elements dominate the other elements more. This week though, #CPChatNow handled the varying elements like a professional juggler. Engaged conversation began with talk about disability themed programming in the UK.…

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#CPChatNow Recap- Music Focus Chat

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During the live weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 a re-occurring subject throughout #CPChatNow’s almost two-year history took center stage, music. Known passionate music fan, our own Hannah Pike led us in a focus chat titled “Finding Comfort in Music.” The conversation revealed the great impact music can make on one’s…

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#CPChatNow puts the "pals" in "cerebral palsy."

#CPChatNow Recap- 10-21-2015

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October 21st, 2015, the day Marty McFly went back to the future! While technology failed to yet bring us flying cars and hoverboards, there still exists many wins for technology since 1985. One such win, social media! Just allow me to point to exhibit A, the live weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow. Much conversation…

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Words #CPChatNow uses to describe our Twitter chat

#CPChatNow Recap- 10-14-2015

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Community thrives every Wednesday on Twitter at 8pm ET under the banner #CPChatNow. As these recaps document the weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat provides a safe place to express frustration and celebrate exciting news. This week saw some familiar faces stop back in. The dialogue throughout the night revealed some exciting happenings for our community…

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#CPChatNow Recap- 10-07-2015

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Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 marked World Cerebral Palsy Day. What a fitting night for the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow! While a special occasion, the atmosphere admittedly appeared somewhat routine.   Yet that routine just another Wednesday feel did not apply to everyone. Additionally my #CPChatNow co-host Blake Henry encountered a noteworthy experience earlier…

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World Cerebral Palsy Day Twitter Chat

#CPChatNow Recap- Meeting New People Focus Chat

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On Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 the live weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow welcomed accomplished blogger Katy Fetters (@TeenCP) to lead a conversation on introducing your cerebral palsy when meeting new people. As I shared Wednesday morning in addition to the focus chat I would make a couple announcements. Punctual, Katy opened up the Q…

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Meeting New People Focus Chat with TeenCP blogger Katy Fetters

#CPChatNow Recap- 09-23-2015

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Every Wednesday the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow offers participants a chance to share good news and also a chance to seek support during trying times. The latter remained at the forefront last night. Make sure you read Jocelyn’s post remembering Dr. Leon Root. You will agree the medical field lost someone great. His…

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Real people, real talk! The live Twitter chat CPChatNow takes place every Wednesday 8pm ET.

#CPChatNow Recap- 09-16-2015

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Every Wednesday when the clock strikes 8:00pm ET the tweets for the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow kick into gear. Ironically the conversation does not always revolve around CP. In fact this week’s chat hardly touched upon cerebral palsy. Instead the dialogue mirrored that which you might enjoy with some close friends. For instance,…

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The advice Cory Matthews gives his students about labels in Girl Meets World.

Girl Meets World Takes On Autism

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*Spoiler Alert- The following contains spoilers from the Girl Meets World episode “Girl Meets I Am Farkle,” which aired Friday, September 11th, 2015. Friday, September 11th, 2015 Boy Meets World spinoff Girl Meets World tackled a subject not addressed nearly enough on the small screen, disability. Specifically, the episode “Girl Meets I Am Farkle” focused…

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