Episode 24--Billy and Brian Discuss Parenting a Child with Special Needs with Shannon Essler-Petty


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In today's episode, Billy and Brian sit down with Shannon Essler-Petty to discuss how raising a child with special needs has been a blessing, has shaped her work as an educator who prepares teachers for their classroom experiences, has turned her into a strong advocate for children with special needs, and an all-around bad ass!
You can follow her daughter Quinn's adventures on Instagram @keeping.up.with.q.
You can also contact Shannon at sesslerpetty@gmail.com if you'd like to get involved in helping families with children who have special needs.
Shannon references the following organizations during this episode. Go support them!
--Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network of MN
Jack’s Baskets
Special Olympics
Rockin' Moms
Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota
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