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

#CPChatNow Recap- 07-15-2015

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Every Wednesday the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow makes Hump Day feel like a Saturday night. We gather and spend time with each other, just like friends. Early in the day on Wednesday, July 15th I looked to create extra hype for the evening.

"Billy Mays Here for Cerebral Palsy Awareness" video debut announcedWe began the night though, catching up on the past week.

Blake's work program updateConversation quickly turned to the Walgreens ad most encountered on their way into the chat.

Walgreens ad on CPChatNow pageDo you find the Walgreens ad annoying?With the night picking up momentum, I released my self-hyped “BILLY MAYS HERE FOR CEREBRAL PALSY AWARENESS!!!” video.

Billy Mays video releaseWatch now!

Getting back to the #CPChatNow recap, as the night progressed the conversation turned to shoes. Specifically, a new shoe designed by Nike for people with disabilities.

Nike's new disability friendly shoeTo read more about Nike’s disability friendly shoe, click here.

Another interesting conversation dealt with fine motor skills.

What is more difficult to manipulate, beads or buttons?Necklace clasps are difficult too.Perhaps we should use the above topic to extend the conversation. Extend-the-conversation question: What is more challenging to manipulate for you, beads, buttons, or necklace clasps? Answer in the comments section or on our Facebook page!

Looking ahead to next week, you might want to mark your calendars for a few events. One such event the #HappyBirthdayADA Twitter chat mentioned during last night’s #CPChatNow.

Upcoming #HappyBirthdayADA Twitter chatEmily Ladau and Maddy Ruvolo hosts the special HappyBirthdayADA Twitter chat, taking place Tuesday, July 21st from 3:30pm ET-4:30pm ET. See the Facebook event page for further details. Then comes our usual weekly live cerebral palsy Twitter chat Wednesday, July 22nd. Finally on Thursday, July 23rd…

July Google Hangout reminderEnjoy your weekends but first remember to answer the Extend-the-Conversation question, What is more challenging to manipulate for you, beads, buttons, or necklace clasps?

See you next week!

#CPChatNow, a weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat

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