Tag Archives: cerebral palsy

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

#CPChatNow Recap- 09-09-2015

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Another Wednesday bites the dust which can only mean time for another #CPChatNow recap! Each week I put together a recap to show highlights from the weekly live cerebral palsy Twitter chat. These recaps also serve as an opportunity to get those not on Twitter involved. Every one features an Extend-the-Conversation question you can answer.…

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#CPChatNow Excitement Level

#CPChatNow Recap- 09-02-2015

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Members within a community provide support to one another and bond over shared interests. Those communal traits the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow put on display last night. Everything began with my co-host Blake Henry updating us on his adjustment to college life. Rather than pouting about time management problems the dialogue switched gears…

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8'O Clock

#CPChatNow Recap- 08-19-2015

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Week in and week out the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow provides a platform for conversation and camaraderie. Every Wednesday when the clock strikes 8pm ET, you can count on the #CPChatNow tweets to emerge. My co-host Blake gave us a first look at the dorm room he now calls home. Internet issues kept…

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A Run Through History 5k

Take Away From My First 5k

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Last weekend I completed my first official 5k (3.1 miles), realizing my first short-term goal towards my long-term goal to walk a half marathon (13.1 miles). Now I say “official” because I’m pretty much walking a 5k every week around my neighborhood. Well technically, more than a 5k. For example on Sunday, August 9 I…

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CPChatNow Presnts A Conversation About Advocacy Focus

#CPChatNow Recap- 08-12-2015

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#CPChatNow serves as an online support group for those with cerebral palsy and that support proved on full display last night. Anticipation for the night and our August focus chat announcement began in the afternoon. With my co-host Blake Henry set to start college soon the night almost felt like a focus chat on college…

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CPChatNow

#CPChatNow Recap- 08-05-2015

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#CPChatNow, the live weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat, kicked off the month looking to make August 2015 GOAT. More about goats later though. First let us begin recapping last night’s lively conversation. A familiar face really helped spark the dialogue. This week’s #CPChatNow maintained a cheery tone throughout, probably an extension to good news shared.…

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Challenges your limits

Challenge Your Limits

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Think about the last time you said “I can’t.” What couldn’t you do? Why? Answering these questions will most likely lead to a discussion on limits. Who set said limits? The dialogue continues! Allow me to ask one more question. When did you last challenge your limits? Others in the cerebral palsy community helped me…

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