West Jessamine High School Special Education Teacher
Our school is closed due to the Coronavirus. Please check my NTI link for peer tutor assignments. Email me with questions during my office hours, 9am-12noon.
Please check out these exceptional young people, who happened to have a "disability", do some remarkable things.
WHERE HOPE GROWS
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"FLAME" the band, this band is made up completely of people with intellectual disabilities, check them out!-----http://www.flametheband.com/
This young man with Down Syndrome has become an MMA fighter---http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=9091876&categoryid=2378529
Free Players--Marching band made up completely of people with disabilities!------https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDqdj_rxc00
Girls become ballerinas----- http://www.wjla.com/articles/2012/05/disabled-girls-become-ballerinas-at-maryland-ballet-76042.html
Teen with Down Syndrome climbs Mt. Everest---- http://www.buzzfeed.com/ellievhall/oregon-teen-becomes-first-person-with-downs-syndrome-to-reac
Christian has Down Syndrome yet is designing beautiful pottery sold world-wide!
Read about his story here and maybe order some of his beautiful pottery.
A musician, Sujeet graduated from high school with a 4.3 grade average and went on to graduate from the Berkshire Hills Music Academy. He plays seven instruments including the violin, piano, trumpet and saxophone. He has received numerous awards and was even featured in the Wall Street Journal and Time Magazine as well as on 20/20 and the Oprah Winfrey
Show. In 2006 he married Carolyn Bergeron who also has Down syndrome.
Listen to him play here: