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Sunday, December 1, 2013

Tune in Monday to hear Cindy Charlton, a professional speaker and author with a valuable message!



    

If you missed Cindy on today's show,
 you can listen here.
Cindy Charlton is a professional speaker and author with a valuable message. As a triple amputee, her story of survival will not only amaze you but give you hope and inspiration to appreciate and make the most of every precious moment. Cindy has a Master’s degree in psychology and is an active member of the Colorado Coalition of working amputees, (CCWA). She, along with the other members of the CCWA, helped write and pass the Prosthetic Parity bill, for the state of Colorado, which was signed into law in 2000. She helped organize and facilitate an amputee support group in the Denver/Metro area and is a certified peer counselor through the Amputee Coalition.

Governor John Hickenlooper appointed Cindy to serve on the state regulatory board for Physical Therapists in 2012, and she serves on the Continuing Competency Committee for Physical Therapists in Colorado. Cindy is known as the “Disability Diva,” from her training programs on disability etiquette and the ADA for corporations and non-profits. Her disability etiquette presentation, “What Do You Say to a One-Armed Lady” has been accredited for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) including one credit for the ethics portion of CLE’s.

Cindy is a contributing columnist for the inMotion magazine and is published in Progenitor literary journal, spring 2013 edition. She has been recently nominated for the Pushcart literary award 2015. She is a contributing author to four Chicken Soup for the Soul Books, including Family Caregivers, Power of Positive, Angels Among Us, and From Lemons to Lemonade. Cindy writes about her life as a Survivor on her blog entitled “The Survivor’s Handbook.” She is the mother of two sons, which she believes is her most important job, and the biggest blessing in her life.

Cindy believes that “if you only look at what you’ve lost, you will never be able to see what you have.”


Find out more about Cindy here:
www.cindycharltonspeaks.com







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