- Apr 11, 2021
Mark Hublar has Down Syndrome, and is a motivational speaker advocating for employment of those with disabilities.
In Nigeria, a school of inclusive education run by the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul ensures that children with disabilities enjoy full access to education with no exclusion on grounds of disability, language, gender, ethnicity or any other barrier.
The SPICE program works to raise awareness, money for people with special needs in Catholic parishes and schools.
Last Friday night, more than 200 people gathered for a Times Square fashion show in New York City with models with special needs.
“Together, athletes and helpers show us that there are no obstacles or barriers which cannot be overcome,” Pope Francis told representatives of the Special Olympics World Winter Games. “You are a sign of hope for all who commit themselves to a more inclusive society.”
Veritas Christi Catholic High School so far has been only a virtual reality, but this fall it opens the doors to its physical location outside Ann Arbor, Michigan, with the bold aim of bringing the very best of Catholic education to special needs students.
(RNS) Ron Fournier, a political writer for National Journal and The Atlantic, has taken a break from politics to discuss a far more important topic: being a father to his son. His book “Love That Boy: What Two Presidents, Eight Road Trips, and My Son Taught Me About a Parent’s
ROME — Striving to promote an inclusive model of education, Pope Francis used a Google Hangout on Thursday to reach out to students with disabilities and special needs in the United States, Brazil, India, and Spain, in a session that focused especially on how technology can help these students adapt.