Monthly Archives: September 2012

Online Dating and Cerebral Palsy

This is a guest post from Zachary Fenell.Hello again everyone! I’m happy to return with another guest post. I hope you enjoyed my first, “How Cerebral Palsy Helped Shape My Work Ethic.” if you like my content why not help … Continue reading

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who should i bring as an advocate for my child

I feel it safe to say that this will short post my only advice is pick someone you trust but that also knows your child well because knowing the back story will help you listen differently. Stay tuned for tomorrows … Continue reading

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Why I need an advocate for my child

An advocate is a great tool for any family with a child who has a disability. I had an advocate fairly early in my educational career. The role of this person was to essentially act as a second set of … Continue reading

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how to explain cerebral palsy to your child

I am attempting what feels like the impossible here. How to describe cerebral palsy to a child that has it: I am not sure that it is entirely necessary to do this. I mean, I grew up knowing something was … Continue reading

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Access 2012 and Justin Hines

On Friday, my roommate and I went to the access 2012 trade show. This event showcased the latest in disability related items. Everything ranging from top-of-the-line accessible vehicles to mobility aids as well as new technology to make accessing a … Continue reading

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use online as a social platform

Recently I had the opportunity that I never thought would come. On Sunday I went to the mall with my my roommate and we up with someone you could say I have known for years. We have many mutual friends … Continue reading

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if they become fascinated in your communication device they will want to listen

if you can get people to look past the communication devices that you use and see you for you then the battle is won make it interesting and allow people to ask questions and be prepared to answer them! if … Continue reading

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how do you make friends if speech is an issue for you

yesterdays post is here this is the next part If you draw attention to how you communicate and make it interesting it will hold peoples attention I have personally been interested in communication devices if you like my content why … Continue reading

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explain to your peers about the ways in which you communicate

for some who have cerebral palsy: speech is an issue be it simply an issue of clarity or verbal communication all together meaning that they are non verbal. if you like my content why not help me out by joining … Continue reading

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how to help your childs classmates or peers understand cerebral palsy

This is a question that I’ve pondered since I first began┬áspeaking as a teenager realizing that I could make change in the world and this in truth became the driving force behind my blog. The question was this how do … Continue reading

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