Monthly Archives: April 2012

swimming saves lives

When I started synchronized swimming I could not stand on my own let alone swim but they took me anyway. I’ve always loved water, and thus swimming seemed like the ideal thing but as I said cerebral palsy made the … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Social Inclusion

Being a teenage girl with cerebral palsy made life interesting. Most teenage girls live life out working or partying depending on personality. Life with spastic quadriplegia: the type of cerebral palsy that I have, made my social life different from … Continue reading

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A film that will change your outlook on life

Just letting my American readers know. May 3rd I invite all that have the OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) to tune in at 9pm on May 3rd or record it at the very least. The documentary that has been a huge … Continue reading

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Sand, Water and Wheelchairs

I have summer on the brain; I grew up in and around water, there was a time when I was a part of a part of an adaptive synchronized swim team. But the challenge of summer is sand. if you … Continue reading

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Lets create social inclusion and remove social isolation

You can’t teach children social inclusion. I believe that the opposite of social inclusion is social isolation and I feel like that the sad reality with a disability is that more often then not they know the social stigmas of … Continue reading

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appropriate education will remove the labels

I grew up with a label on my back, the label of being a person with a physical disability.  There was no hiding the fact that I used wheels instead of feet to get around.  Because of this, I was … Continue reading

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Limited Fine Motor Skills In My Hands Makes Life With Cerebral Palsy Harder

Life with cerebral palsy and limited fine motor skills proves interesting. Most of you probably don’t think about the fine motor skills required to manipulate a button or zipper, on your clothing. You think that that’s not a big deal, … Continue reading

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I wish peers understood cerebral palsy

It came to mind that people may not know what cerebral palsy is.  My best understanding as someone who lives with it, I am not an expert here. It is brain damage caused, in my case, by lack of oxygen … Continue reading

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when your body is exhausted but you still have stuff to do

Hi all this post will be short but I have a question what do you do on the days when your body is just not into the busy day you planned for yourself if you like my content why not … Continue reading

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