This blog post is written by Robin Moses,
the director of the Madonna Workshop.
Some view personal disabilities as a hindrance, but at the Madonna Workshop we see individuals with special gifts. Each person has talents that benefit not only himself but also others.
No one at our shop views their challenges as a way of disqualifying themselves from living a self-sufficient and full life.
They teach us in so many ways to have patience and to appreciate the little things which we might otherwise take for granted. Many days, they teach us that the only real disability in life is a bad attitude.
When I meet with families, it fills my heart with joy to hear parents say: