Youth Speaker (www.tonyb4hope.com)
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Off Balanced dives into the thoughts of a teenager with the neurological disability cerebral palsy. Just like how CP can throw one off balance physically, the condition can create mental unsteadiness. Learn how poor balance, muscle tightness, and other cerebral palsy symptoms influence the emotional teenage mindset. From coping with the disability and relating to classmates to building self-confidence and making friends discover first hand insight about teenage life with CP. For teens troubled by cerebral palsy Off Balanced lets you know you are not alone. Additionally the memoir demonstrates to able-bodied youths how big their smallest actions can be.
Zachary Fenell found a passion for writing in high school. Physically limited due to a mild case of cerebral palsy he soon discovered hi s ability as a wordsmith. After graduating from Notre Dame College with his BA in communication and writing/philosophy minors Zachary focused on using writing and social media as platforms for raising disability awareness. In addition to writing Off Balanced Zachary publishes various disability related articles online and promotes disability awareness using social media. His disability related articles have been published on websites such as disaboom.com, ehow.com, and associatedcontent.com. He also regularly tweets about disabilities at @zacharyfenell.
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I loved reading Zach's story. I also have CP, and have been through some of the same situations. I would recommend this book to anyone who has CP. Such a wonderfully inspiring story..