“No matter what you’ve been through, as long as you stay focused and you believe in yourself, you can overcome it.” That’s the advice that 20-year-old Michelle gives kids like her who are growing up in foster care today.
Kyle is a young boy with physical disabilities who uses a wheel chair. His neighborhood DC public school was not wheelchair accessible, so Kyle was unable to get around during the school day. He was also left behind when the class went on field trips because the teachers said they couldn’t provide accessible transportation.
Just before starting pre-K, 4-year old Journey was diagnosed with a chronic brain disorder that left her tired and weak. Once at school, it became clear that Journey needed special services to get through her day.