Jakob’s grandmother, Rachael, and CP Family Attorney Gerald Jowers discuss what happened to Jakob and how they’ve fought for him.
Parents raising children with cerebral palsy need to support each other, which includes sharing their stories and practical advice. Two of our CPFN mothers, Lisa Viele and Anita Howell are the hosts of a new Internet television show Cerebral Palsy Family Network TV (CPFN TV).
Other CPFN TV Episodes
Lisa Viele and Anita Howell discuss the foundation of Camp Smiles, a new summer camp for children with cerebral palsy and Down syndrome.
Anita explains the Federal “Stay Put” rule, which gives parents a voice when making decisions about their children’s education.
Anita Howell demonstrates a part of her daily routine with her 11-year-old son, Ryan, who is in a wheelchair for most of the day.
Lisa Viele provides an overview of the CP Family Network Care Guide and explains how it can help CP parents manage their daily lives.
In this tutorial, Anita showcases how to build a button that can be used to adapt a toy for a child with special needs.
Nicole Carter tells the story of her son, Jordan, and her struggle to find out what happened.
Lisa Viele talks with James Baumgartner, M.D., about his research at the Florida Hospital for Children.
Links Referenced in CPFN TV
Tell Us What You Want to See
“We want this show to break through that isolation, be a place where parents can learn from other parents, and learn about cerebral palsy research and other topics,” said Anita Howell, co-host, whose son has cerebral palsy.
Have an idea for the next CPFN TV episode? Send us your suggestions at Families@CPFamilyNetwork.org
Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel, which will host the webisodes as they are released throughout the year.
Special Thanks To All The People Who Made This Possible
- Our host and CP Family moms, Lisa Viele and Anita Howell.
- Our sponsors, Howard Janet and Ken Suggs, of the MyAdvocates legal team.
- Our creative and editors, Special Audience Marketing, specifically;
Creative Director and Senior Editor, Shawn Rossi
Editor, John Lehman
- Our video crew, Picturebox’s David Layton and Leyna McCord.