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"Hi, I'm Sam" by Samantha VanAlstyne aims to increase children's familiarity and comfort discussing disabilities


Samantha "Sam" VanAlstyne is a children's author hailing from our region. Her debut book “Hi, I'm Sam” is meant to raise awareness for and promote inclusion for children with cerebral palsy.

VanAlstyne herself is diagnosed with cerebral palsy and she has a clear message: Take the time to understand what CP is, and talk to kids about disabilities.

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