Hope you're all enjoying the Jubilee holiday.
This blog often talks about the challenges faced by our SEN & disabled children and the struggles by parents to get them the help they deserve. Today, I'd like to share a video with you from a truly amazing young lady who has overcome a significant physical disability to lead a successful life.
Jessica Cox was born with no arms at all. Her mother was, naturally, devastated and worried for her daughter's future. Jessica had to face stares, ignorant comments and lack of self-confidence as well as the purely physical challenges of how to live and learn.
Jessica decided she would do her best not to let her disability prevent her from doing anything she wanted. She taught herself to drive and even fly a plane with her feet. Today she is a motivational speaker who uses her experiences to help others.
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Wow, How inspiring – it just shows how far the human spirit can travel and shows each and every one of us how strong we can really be.