A non-governmental organization (NGO) committed to enhancing the lives of families raising children with Special Needs has asked government and policy makers to prioritize issues on children with Special Needs
The Special Mothers Project,the NGO, further called on all political parties to have an agenda that ensures that families raising children with special needs are included by prioritizing and implementing good social protection policies
Mrs Hannah Awadzi, Executive Director of the Special Mothers Project made the call when she presented GHC1200 cedis to Madam Asabea Otupiri Darko, a member of the group who was in financial difficulty.
Members of the Special Mothers Project’s whatsapp Platform made up of mainly parents of children with disabilities or Special Needs gave voluntary contributions that sums up to GHC1200 to support Madam Darko.
Madam Darko expressed gratitude to the group for the support.
The Special Mothers Project has established an online community where parents and other professionals share experiences, encouragement and ideas on parenting children with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.