Overview

Numotion spokesperson and internationally recognized motivational speaker Scott Chesney provides a roadmap for living with a disability. Topics explored include: managing fear, eating healthy, exercise and fitness, making peace with the past, socialization, travel, employment, relationships, wheelchair dating, parenting, wheelchair sports and recreation, caring for the caregiver and more. Scott challenges viewers to grow through self-reflection and application of positive changes and choices.

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Videos

Going for a Wheelchair Fitting

In episode 20 of “A Nu You,” clinical program coordinator, Jill Cocopardo from Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, joins Scott Chesney. Jill shares what people living in a wheelchair can expect when going for a wheelchair fitting.

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Changes in Spinal Cord Treatment

Lori Vickers, manager of therapy services at Gaylord Specialty Healthcare, talks with Scott Chesney about changes in healthcare, specifically for care of those with mobility disabilities, in the 18th episode of “A Nu You.”

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Living in a Wheelchair

Numotion customer, Stath, joins Scott Chesney on the 17th installment of “A Nu You” to discuss his spinal cord injury and what it is like living with a disability.

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Buying a Wheelchair

In episode 16 of “A Nu You,” Scott Chesney invites Numotion ATP, Toby Bergantino, to talk through the first steps in buying a wheelchair and ways those who are wheelchair bound can get help in paying for a wheelchair.

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Finding Balance

In episode 15 of “A Nu You,” Scott Chesney shares tips for ways those who are wheelchair bound can help find balance in their daily lives.

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Quality of Life

Nobody can tell a person how to live in a wheelchair. As Scott Chesney shares in the fourteenth installment of “A Nu You,” it is up to an individual to decide if they’d like to focus on trying new cures versus embracing living in a wheelchair.

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Overcoming Life in a Wheelchair

There is no question that life in a wheelchair can be difficult at times. In episode 13 of “A Nu You,” Scott Chesney talks about finding purpose and passion in new challenges and adventures.

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Parenting in a Wheelchair

In the twelfth installment of “A Nu You,” Scott Chesney talks about being a parent in a wheelchair, and offers advice to those who may be new parents in the same situation.

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Sex

Even when a person is wheelchair bound, sex can still be a way to enjoy intimacy with a partner. Scott Chesney shares his tips on what to do first if you’re disabled and considering becoming sexually active in episode 11 of “A Nu You.”

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Wheelchair Sports

Getting involved in disabled sports can be a great way to stay fit for those who are wheelchair bound. Scott Chesney talks about the benefits of being active in the tenth installment of “A Nu You.”

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Employment & Your Career

Many corporations have jobs for wheelchair users, in episode nine of “A Nu You,” Scott Chesney shares his advice on how to find them, and what to do to get one.

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Wheelchair Dating

In the eighth installment of “A Nu You,” Scott Chesney talks about dating in a wheelchair.

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Wheelchair Travel

Traveling in a wheelchair can pose challenges, but none that can’t be overcome with proper planning. In episode seven of “A Nu You,” Scott Chesney shares his disabled travel tips.

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Your Clinical Team

Scott joins a panel of experts at Gaylord Hospital in Connecticut to discuss the clinical journey in a Facebook Live: “A Nu You: Your Clinical Team.” Click below to view via Facebook Live.

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Socialization

Social media is a great way to connect with others, but it’s important to strike a balance between socializing online and in person. Scott offers ideas for “getting out there” and flexing your social muscles.

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Exercise & Diet

Fitness is more than hitting a gym; it’s a commitment to one’s health. There are lots of simple ways to get your heart pumping, from yoga to weight lifting to wheelchair sports.

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Nutrition and Healthy Eating

Scott shares tips and ideas for committing to and maintaining a healthy diet, which starts with understanding the importance of nutrition.

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Making Peace with the Past

Dwelling on the past often prevents us from appreciating what we have in the present. Scott offers advice on how to process feelings about the past and move forward.

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Making Positive Changes While Leveraging Fear

Scott explains how to get past the mental blocks and negative thinking that prevent us from taking action and bettering our lives.

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An Introduction to a Nu You

Scott’s video and blog series is designed to help you get motivated, take action, and achieve your goals, no matter your background or current situation.

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About Scott

Scott Chesney
Numotion Spokesperson
Internationally Recognized Motivational Speaker

Scott Chesney, a two-time world traveler and a navigator of life with paralysis for over two decades, has presented to over one million people in 38 countries. He is a Numotion spokesperson to inspire employees and customers to fulfill the company’s mission of improving the lives of people with disabilities by enabling them to actively participate in everyday life.

After awakening to paralysis at age 15 from a spinal stroke, Scott has amassed a resume of transformational experiences, powerful insights, and inspiring stories that cut to the core of human spirit. An internationally recognized presenter, Scott and his positive messages have changed countless lives. His insights have been coveted and applauded by Fortune 500 companies, hospitals/rehab centers, sports' teams, The United Nations, The Pentagon, the FBI, colleges and universities, and K-12 schools.

Scott is also a professional Life Coach, combining transformational techniques and strategies he’s learned from his world travels to help people navigate life happily and successfully. As a person who skydives, walks on hot coals on his hands, para-sails, and continues to engage in adventures around the world, Scott prides himself on living life to its fullest and encourages his audiences to do the same.

In addition to a busy speaking and coaching schedule, Scott is President of Raise Hope Foundation, which trains, mentors, and places people with disabilities and veterans in financial services careers. He is also an Ambassador for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, an Ambassador for Kessler Foundation, a member of the Seton Hall University Leadership Advisory Council, a member of the Board of Trustees for The Knowles Foundation and a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA). Scott has a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Seton Hall University. He is married, has two children, and resides in New Jersey.