Since Jean's story has appeared on the Today Show, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo!, and the U.K.'s "Daily Mail", an overwhelming number of people from around the world have contacted Jean to tell her how inspired they were by her journey from “wheels to heels”.
Jean's story, as amazing as it is, made each person in the room feel like they had known her forever. Her calm presence and the way she added humor to a sensitive subject was great!
Her message on appreciating the little things in life and that we are all here for a purpose was refreshing, meaningful, and thought provoking.
As Jean shared her experience with medical procedures, multiple medications, and the physical limitations she had for so many years, the fact that she continued to stay positive through even the toughest times and that she relied on her faith in her family, friends, and most important, God, is truly an inspiration!
Many Thanks for a wonderful event!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 45 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
Jean Abbott's powerful story of perseverance no matter what life brings will have you laughing one minute and crying the next. Since Jean's story appeared on the Today Show, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo!, and the U.K.'s "Daily Mail", an overwhelming number of people from around the world have contacted Jean to tell her how inspired they were by her journey from “wheels to heels”.
Jean Sharon Abbott was misdiagnosed as a young child with Spastic Dipligia, a form of Cerebral Palsy. After 33 years of countless doctors visits, medical procedures,unnecessary medications and surgeries, she was correctly diagnosed with Dopa Responsive Dystonia (DRD). Jean enjoys all the adventures of her new life, but wouldn't change the journey that brought her to where she is today. Her positive attitude is highly contagious as she encourages others to appreciate the little things in life.
Past Booked Events
|November 14, 2018 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm||Christmas Party|
|December 02, 2017 • 11:00am - 12:00pm||Christmas Tea|
|October 19, 2017 • 10:30pm - 11:00pm||St. Joe's Church|
|October 11, 2017 • 10:00am - 11:00am||Prudential Insurance--ADAPT Event|
|September 27, 2017 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm||Catholic League of Women|
|September 26, 2017 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Mary Maternity Catholic Church|
|September 19, 2017 • 9:00am - 10:00am||Wakefield Pork, Closing Keynote|
|August 10, 2017 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm||St. Thomas University- Business Office|
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