Wheels Galore!: Adaptive Cars, Wheelchairs, and a Vibrant Daily Life with Cerebral Palsy

Wheels Galore!: Adaptive Cars, Wheelchairs, and a Vibrant Daily Life with Cerebral Palsy


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Through wit, wisdom, great storytelling and lived experience, author Iain MacLeod draws the reader into his vibrant life from childhood to the present, a life not defined by Cerebral Palsy, which he has had since the age of three. Racing from one adventure to the next on wheels galore, from his tricycle as a small child to his first wheelchair and his first car and many more adapted cars after that, he has had many exciting adventures. Iain has travelled throughout his native Scotland, as well as to America and Europe, all with the desire to go as fast as possible and accomplish everything he can.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781946824707
Publisher: Indiego Publishing LLC
Publication date: 07/15/2020
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Born in Scotland's capital Edinburgh in 1984, Tony McGeever quickly became accustomed at a very early age to the theatrical world by appearing in Cameron Mackintosh's Oliver and Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat. Years later he went on to study at the world renowned Royal Scottish Conservatoire, formally Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, going on to appear in award winning productions for the RSC, National Theatre and Dundee Rep. He has appeared on television for the BBC and ITV in numerous credits, such as the Emmy award winning British series Accused by Jimmy McGovern.

Iain MacLeod enjoys a full and active life. One of his favourite hobbies is playing chess. He also enjoys listening to music and appreciates a wide spectrum of musical genres and styles, from classical to heavy metal. Iain has been an Open University student for twenty-six years and has three degrees in science. He is currently working toward earning his PhD. Iain hopes to encourage those who are differently abled to persevere no matter what challenges they may face.

Janet Angelo is the founder and publisher of IndieGo Publishing, a company she formed in 2011 to help independent authors achieve their publishing goals and dreams. She has been a freelance book editor since 2005 and has several repeat clients, and enjoys working in collaboration with her authors to publish top-quality books with the highest standards of excellence.

Table of Contents

Wheels Galore!

Table of Contents

Discovering Independence

Chapter 1 – Summers at Granny’s Cottage

Chapter 2 – Flu Pandemic: Welcome to the Disabled Club

Chapter 3 – Have Tricycle, Will Travel!

Chapter 4 – My First Set of Four Wheels

Chapter 5 – “Special” School for Special Kids

Pushing the Boundaries

Chapter 6 – Beaumont College, Here I Come!

Chapter 7 – Who Shot JR?

Chapter 8 – All in Good Fun

Chapter 9 – Freedom of the Open Road

Living to the Hilt

Chapter 10 – First Car, Best Car

Chapter 11 – Floppy Disks and Wobbly Legs

Chapter 12 – Welcome to the Real World

Chapter 13 – PHAB Holidays at Monymusk

Chapter 14 – Education Is the Key

Chapter 15 – Mishaps and Misadventures

Chapter 16 – The Best of Human Kindness

Chapter 17 – Summer Schools with the OU

Chapter 18 – Doing My Bit

Chapter 19 – My Life, My Way

Chapter 20 – Cherish Every Day

A Note from the Author

Poetic Musings on Life, Ability, and My Beloved Scotland

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