Title: Against the Current

My Life with Cerebral Palsy

Author: Bob Segalman PhD

Publisher: Attainment Company Inc.

Full Court Press

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Description: Bob Segalman was born with significant cerebral palsy at a time when inclusion, mainstreaming, and even special education didn’t exist. With the help of determined parents and an unsinkable attitude, Bob not only stayed out of an institution, but attended public school and eventually graduated with a PhD in Social Welfare/Sociology. His story of living with cerebral palsy is funny, truthful, poignant, insightful, and sometimes exasperating.

Bob Segalman PhD was born with significant cerebral palsy at a time when inclusion, mainstreaming, and even special education didn’t exist. With the help of determined parents and an unsinkable attitude, Bob not only stayed out of an institution, but attended public school and eventually graduated with a PhD in Social Welfare/Sociology! His magnum opus was the founding of Speech to Speech, a federally mandated telephone service for people with speech disabilities.