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The Hernandez Family

Carla is the light of our lives. She is the reason we continue to fight every obstacle that we face. Carla has gone through many hardships and has beat them all. Carla was born perfect and healthy until she was about 6 months old. Carla’s doctor reported that Carla was not hitting her milestones. At 9 months old, Carla’s doctor ordered for Carla to get her blood drawn. The blood results came back irregular. It took them a while to...

The Sanford Family

Rylee is our third child. She was born at 32 weeks at Erlanger in Chattanooga Tennessee. We found out when she was a week old that she had a rare brain malformation called bilateral closed lipped schizencephaly. When we left the hospital with her they told us she would have a hard life. She can crawl and has learned to talk and just recently started having seizures. She is a incredible little girl that has a smile that can light...

Grateful for Teachers! A+ for Inclusive Schools where Students Thrive

THANK YOU, INCLUSIVE PUBLIC SCHOOLS! In the adored series, LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRE, school was an important part of the lives of the Ingalls’ children. They carried their homemade lunch in buckets and ran, skipped, and dawdled their way to a little one-room schoolhouse. Together, with their siblings and other children who lived nearby, they learned the three “R’s” and to socialize. Raising six children of my own, who attended public schools, I can’t help but reflect on how important...