Tag: disabilities

To Create a More Inclusive World, Let’s Start with How We...

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West did it. Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick did it. Even Tyra Banks did it. In fact, in 2017,...

Camp I Am Special: An Exceptional Camp for Exceptional People

When I was a teenager, I remember sitting with my church youth group as we were asked to consider signing up to be buddies...

Moms Doing More in the 904: Karen McConeghy Prewitt, Disability Advocate

Karen McConeghy Prewitt, a 30-year resident of Jacksonville originally from Chicago, was in the process of sending her 18-year-old daughter, Courtney, to college when...

Being a Special Needs Mom is Really, Really Hard (But I...

While in high school, an opportunity came up at my church's youth group to volunteer as a buddy at Camp I Am Special — a fun, weeklong summer camp...