Today is the 10th day of my #29DaysofAwareness and I must admit it was incredibly long.
But it was truly rewarding.
Today I spent most of the day in the offices of SM. Together with members of the board of DSAPI, and later on members of the board of The Center for Possibilities, we met with different people from SM Cares for two equally important projects in our family’s life.
As we are nearing The Happy Walk, the members of the DSAPI board finalized the last details of this annual event which we all look forward to. I listened as the employees from each of the different departments of SM explained how things would best flow for our new home in SM MOA for our awareness walk. I watched as I saw the members of the board of DSAPI coordinate their efforts to make sure that all the participants enjoy the celebration honoring the presence of an extra chromosome in all of our lives.
After grabbing a quick coffee and a sandwich with my new assistant Lou, we attended a second meeting (with some of the same people from the first meeting) to try and secure a venue for the documentary in which Gellibean was featured.
We are hoping to launch this documentary on children with special needs in the third quarter of this year.
I haven’t shared too much about the documentary…I will when the time is right. One thing that I can say is that it will create an awareness and understanding not just for individuals with special needs but also the families that love and support their precious gifts.
We all know that Gelli loves the camera. (I have no idea where she gets that from.)
So while, I know this is nothing like a documentary, and not filmed by a director but instead a stage mom with a shaky hand, I think you might enjoy it none the less.