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Join Gary Karp as he speaks from personal experience on Tuesday, September 27 at 1pm (EST) regarding adjusting to life living with paralysis.
Becoming paralyzed is a sudden and jarring life experience that changes the course of one's life. At first, it is all but impossible to form a vision of what that life will be, of a path towards a future that is satisfying, much less meaningful. Yet thousands of people have moved forward from that point of trauma, regardless of how devastated they felt at the time, to a full life. How does that work?
Gary Karp, Reeve Foundation speaker, went through that experience 38 years ago at the age of 18 when he fell from a tree and became paraplegic at the T12 level. He has since written books and articles and spoken extensively on disability. In 2007 he was inducted into the Spinal Cord Injury Hall of Fame as a disability educator. In this one-hour webinar Gary will share what he's learned about the process of adjustment to paralysis.
Over and over, people who couldn't imagine it at first have found their path to a new–or modified–future vision of their lives. And then lived it. All too often, they had to labor under beliefs and fears that turned out to not be true, or which they found they were able to transcend.
Join Gary Karp for this important and profound session designed to help people who have recently acquired paralysis to engage in their own adjustment process and move forward to the life that is possible in their own best possible time.
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