Understanding is the first step to inclusion for people with disabilities.
Our mission is to help those with disability live fuller lives by educating them, their parents, their community, and employers on what it means to live, or raise a child, with a disability.
About this site
My name is Chris Lenart, and I have Cerebral Palsy.
When I was growing up, I felt like I had no one (outside of my wonderful parents) who could guide me through my struggles. I want to change that for the next generation.
I started this website in 2015 to help people with disability — especially Cerebral Palsy — improve their quality of life and inspire them to reach their goals. The site has grown since then to include information of interest to parents, the community, caregivers and employers, among others.
If you have a disability, an interest in making the lives of people with disability better, or just want to know more about what it’s like to live with a disability, you will find some great information on this website. For example:
To help disabled people to live independently, I created a course on how to hire and work with a personal care assistant.
Blog & Newsletter
I cover topics such education, assistive technology, love, work, mental health, fitness, setting goals, and faith.
Through my speaking engagements, I drive disability awareness and inspire others to do the same.
Many people who call our office are not aware of the local resources that exist to help both the elderly and those with disabilities. This is why I’ve decided to write this blog post. This blog post is not meant to be all-encompassing, but I want to lay out some of...
It is so fun to know what your I.Q. is and we sometimes ask our friends what their I.Q. is as a joke. What are these statistics for and does it have any importance for how smart we are? I will answer the latter question first. The answer is no. There is no evidence...
Imagine being wakened up by a phone call from a hospital at 2 o'clock in the morning on a cold day in December. All they say is to come to the hospital right away. It is your son. What would you do? You don’t know what happened. It would freak me out for sure, but...