Do These Three Things to Win at Life Like an Olympian “The thrill of victory. The agony of defeat. The human drama of athletic competition.” -Stanley Ralph Ross The Excitement of the Winter Olympics The excitement of the Winter Olympics is contagious! We admire the athletes’ dedication, endurance and physical prowess. While holding our breath,
“Disability is natural. We must stop believing that disabilities keep a person from doing something. Because that’s not true – having a disability doesn’t stop me from doing anything.” Benjamin Snow, director of the award-winning short film, Thumbs Down to Pity. Thinking About Disabilities Some of the best ideas come to me when I’m in
What Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. taught us about forgiveness On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I’m reflecting on the man who so elegantly fought to achieve equality for all. Dr. King had a big vision for his people, his nation. Sadly, his life ended before he could see the positive results born from his non-violent marches,
The Purpose of World Kindness Day This international event introduced by The World Kindness Movement (WKM) in 1998 is celebrated annually on November 13. It includes members from over 28 nations. Benefits of Kindness Feeling happier, more positive Fewer negative emotions Improved health More fulfilling relationships Increased performance at school or work I don’t know anyone who
Have You Seen This Cerebral Palsy News Trend? When an adult or child with CP is featured in the media, the story usually follows a disturbing cerebral palsy news trend: damaging descriptive language. Think about it. How many times have you read a headline describing us as ‘suffering?’ There are countless inspirational articles with this negative
The Mighty published the article (click here to read it) I wrote in honor of my mom!
The Mighty published the article I wrote for Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day! Click here to read it. Please wear green on March 25 (and throughout the rest of March) to show support! You can also send me your pictures or post them on What CP Looks Like. Thanks for supporting the 17 million people worldwide living
I’m excited to announce that What Cerebral Palsy Looks Like and my friends at CP DreamTeam are working together to promote Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month 2017 and National CP Awareness Day on March 25.
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