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A stroke survivor dedicated to helping people with disabilities live full lives.

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Commending Paul Berger

 Paul Named Virginia Advocate of the Year
AHA's "You're the Cure" Honor
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Stephanie blogs for Disruptive Women in Healthcare

105 Thoughts, Feelings and Solutions to Inspire You

Recorded book read by fellow Toastmaster, Nick Dunbar

You Can Do It - For Stroke SurvivorsDo you have trouble reading? Don't have time to read?
NOW you can listen - NOW hear it all on audio cassette Order now.       

you-cd0203Help you express your feelings about what it's like to survive a stroke, especially paralysis and aphasia.
Give you solutions to get organized, dressed, and energized to succeed in everyday life after a stroke.
Provide tips to help you overcome disabilities to return to work.
Show you strategies to overcome aphasia and give a professional speech, like Paul. Order now

Table of Contents:

  • 3 Things that Give Me Motivation
  • Thoughts About Understanding My Stroke
  • How It Feels to be Disabled
  • My Solutions and Tips
  • Tips on Finding a Job
  • How I Learn to Give a Speech
  • How I Conquered My Stroke

4. "Practice saying this out loud...I CAN DO IT! I CAN DO IT!"

11. "My right arm and hand are useless--like a permanent broken arm."

14. "I'm slow at everything."

29. "My life was like the development of western civilization: Before my stroke, was like the rise of the Roman Empire, then when my stroke hit, I was thrown into the Dark Ages. Finally, after years of struggle, I emerged into the Industrial Revolution..."

63. "I can't button my sleeve on my good left arm, so I use collar extenders on the cuff button. This gives me a little extra room so I can button the cuff first, then slide my hand in."

Tips on Finding a Job...
79. "Explore new and different types of work you can do part time, full time, or as a volunteer."

    "You have inspired many people by handling your adversity in the most positive way. What your spirit has done is greater than 70 home runs."
    - Bob Williams, Stroke Survivor

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You are marvels!  I just read the newsletter ... and it is simply priceless (I always read them, and they are all noteworthy, but this one is beyond good.)  Paul, your book is in my book as something that all clinicians should have, read, pass on (ie, make them buy) to their clients.
 -Audrey Holland, Professor Emerita,University of Arizona

I came across your website today and just wanted to congratulate you on providing a helpful resource for stroke survivors and healthcare professionals.
     -Marisca Baldwin, The Pat Arato Aphasia Centre, Toronto,,Canada

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