2 things to remember that not everyone knows about cerebral palsy

I take for granted that I have a broader understanding of cerebral palsy because I live it. I forget that not everyone has the same understanding of the disability. I remain humble but admittedly forget that not everyone has the same experiences and or knowledge as I. I started this blog as a safe place for people with an interest in cerebral palsy to come together. Continue reading

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happy Cerebral palsy awareness month

I don’t know if you know March is cerebral palsy awareness month so obviously I feel it is important to cerebral palsy awareness month on this blog about cerebral palsy. Continue reading

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My annoyance with apple tv

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English: The 2nd generation Apple TV ‪中文(繁體)‬: 第二代 Apple TV (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Last night I went and bought some itunes cards added them to my account so I could download some tv shows to my apple tv.

 

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Why blogging became a game changer for people with disabilities

SennMicrophone Why blogging became a game changer for people with disabilities

English: A Sennheiser Microphone (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When I first began blogging, I didn’t know a thing about my craft, in fact everything I learned I learned from other bloggers. Bloggers who had come before me and in some cases were making a living by doing what they love, blogging. Continue reading

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why i feel employment is a major issue for people with disabilities

I think it is safe to say that many capable people with disabilities are unemployed. The reality is there’s lots of talent people who happened to have disabilities and through no fault of there own aren’t working. Continue reading

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how paisley my dog taught me to problem solve

Those of you that know me know that I have always loved dogs, but I had never owned one, that was until last Christmas. I adopted an 11 week old male sheltie shih zu mix who I absolutely adore, and named him Paisley after the country singer Brad Paisley. There was one unique problem, aside from the normal puppy stuff. Continue reading

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When self doubt comes knocking at disability’s door

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“When you doubt yourself, think of all the others who believe in you” –Unknown self doubt is a problem for everyone regardless if they have a disability or not. We all have moments of self doubt how boring would life be if we didn’t have things in like self doubt to keep things interesting? Continue reading

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Therapy on the back of a horse: when therapy doesn’t feel like work

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The reality is physical therapy sucks, your kids with special needs will tell you that, and okay if they won’t fess up to that truth, I will. As a kid, I hated physio and anything that resembled it, but frankly what kid wouldn’t.
The reason kids hate therapy is because it looks like therapy and frankly, because being stretched, pulled and contorted against muscles that no matter how hard you will them to cooperate they simply won’t.
As an adult and even as a kid I understood it was needed, but that doesn’t mean I like it.

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surviving winter thinking about summer

I know I wrote of a summer sport yesterday and frankly that was a way for me to not look outside, I know it was a weird topic choice for the middle of Feburary, but I feel like this winter has been exceptionally long and cold and frankly I am already sick of it! So I threw in the post about swimming on purpose, maybe a little wishful thinking on my part I don’t know? Continue reading

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synchronized swimming for special needs youth

When I was probably around nine I decided I wanted to join my local synchronized swimming program. At the time, I couldn’t stand up independently (and still can’t without some form of assistance) let alone swim, the one thing I had going for me was the fact that I really did enjoy the water and was not fearful of it in any way. Continue reading

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