This week’s #CPChatNow Twitter chat was a ride ranging conversation on current events in community member’s lives and topics unique to the disability community. This is your Interim Co-Host, Devin Axtman, and I will be taking you on this week’s recap journey.
#CPChatNow regular, Dave Smith, started the conversation by posting a video about the Alinker, a walk-assisted device. Members unanimously agreed it would be beneficial and preferable to using a walker:
#CPChatNow members Kate and Jocelyn returned and debated the proper pronunciation of Cerebral Palsy along with Rachel:
Kate also sparked much engaging conversation about having mild CP and not feeling like she fits in within the disability community:
Members also spoke of their fondness and desire to learn American Sign Language (ASL):
Finally, #CPChatNow Co-Host, Zachary Fenell, ended the chat on a happy note by announcing that he had recently taken a part time job at the local library:
Also, please join us on MAY 25th for our monthly Google Hangout (tip of the cap to Zach for backing up my errant throw):
Finally, this brings us to our Extend-The-Conversation question: Where are some areas the disability community can improve its inclusion of others? Please share your answer in the comments and be sure to join us on Twitter every Wednesday at 8 Eastern Time.