12-19-2014, 01:35 PM #1
Dance classes for special needs girls (includes video)
Special needs girls express themselves through dance in Detroit program
Laurie Como, Sandy Vandermeer create My Time To Shine program
Author: Mitch Albom, (@MitchAlbom)
Troy A. Blevins, Online Editor, Producer (@troyblevins)
Published On: Dec 18 2014 05:40:00 PM EST
Today's special needs children play sports and compete on a global stage. It's a far cry from the segregation of decades ago, but there was one activity missing in metro Detroit -- dance.
"I was talking to moms in my waiting room and explaining that I thought maybe we should do a class for special needs little girls for dance," said Laurie Como. "They jumped on it and I think their eyes lit up because every mom when they have a little girl wants their daughter to dance and just shine." ...
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