By Jamila Phillips
Hello, friends, my name is Jamila Phillips. I am a speaker, author, teacher, and most importantly, a mother. I have three wonderful sons who are truly my greatest accomplishments. I wrote the book “Dream Changer” to encourage parents and caregivers to keep dreaming, even though their dreams of life as a parent have changed.
by Danni Bloom
Every individual with a disability has their own strengths and challenges. In an effort to increase awareness, understanding, and acceptance, I would like to share a little about our autism journey.
In October of 2000, at the age of two and a half, our son Christian was diagnosed with autism.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990. The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public.
The purpose of the law is to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else.… Read more
I’ve seen many questions online about our children with Down‘s syndrome and whether they’re more susceptible to this virus. Who better to share Information than Dr. Brian Skotko, director of the Down Syndrome Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Thanks once again to Dr. Skotko for providing information that matter to our family and many others.… Read more
Greenville County Parks Recreation & Tourism offers a variety of parks and programs, including Camp Spearhead for children and adults with special needs. Click here – to learn more
The Horry County Parks and Recreation Department offers programs and facilities to promote the mental, physical and social well-being of those in the community.
Limitless Purpose recognized 32 children and young people as Limitless Learners, allowing them to participate in summer activities and development experiences at no cost to the family.
“In our first year, we received more than 70 applications,” said Padgett Mozingo, volunteer president of Limitless Purpose. “We were able to fund more than $10,300 in opportunities – instead of the $2,500 originally planned – thanks to generous donations from businesses and individuals.”… Read more