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.
My life story was recently featured on Triumph, a show on the Catholic entertainment network Shalom World. I hope you’ll take a moment to check it out.
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.
Anyone who has ever had to look for personal assistants can tell you that finding a good personal assistant is very difficult. As Chris Lenart discussed in a previous post, “caregiving is a job where a few people can do well,” and anyone who...
As technology continues to innovate each year, so do the improvements in medical alert systems. These advancements in medical technology help those with certain medical conditions or disabilities to live as independently as possible, knowing they can get help if...
Physical activity and exercise have been an important aspect of cerebral palsy treatment plans for several decades. However, it is only in recent years, that researchers realized the importance of strength training for people with cerebral palsy. Studies indicate that...