Tag Archives: cerebral palsy

#CPChatNow Excitement Level

#CPChatNow Recap- 06-03-2015

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Early on in the day Wednesday Blake, my co-host for the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow, tweeted out he would miss the evening chat. Co-host or not the party must go on. Personally something I found neat about last night’s chat involved members in our community demonstrating principles I’m used to hearing from motivational…

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Join #CPChatNow Wednesdays at 8pm ET.

#CPChatNow Recap- 05-27-2015

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To borrow a line from the old TV show Cheers‘ theme song, “Sometimes you want to go where everyone knows your name.” My co-host Blake Henry and I along with our friends like to call that place the live weekly cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow. Every Wednesday at 8pm ET you can count on #CPChatNow…

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CPChatNow, a live cerebral palsy Twitter chat Wednesdays 8pm ET

#CPChatNow Recap- 05-20-2015

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Wednesday after Wednesday people take to Twitter at 8pm ET for the live cerebral palsy Twitter chat #CPChatNow. This week proved no different. The community atmosphere shined brightly. For my co-host Blake Henry, May 20th marked an exciting day. Now he remains a college bound Reaching for the Stars Foundation Student Ambassador. Moving on, the…

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Walk Rock and Run

Falling Down but Getting Back Up

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There goes a saying, “Life is not about how many times you fall down. It’s about how many times you get back up.” Credit well known educator Jaime Escalante for said quote. If the name does not trigger recognition, think the 1988 film Stand and Deliver. Or, read about him at biography.com. Essentially the falling…

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Words #CPChatNow uses to describe our Twitter chat

#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- 04-15-2015

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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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