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I had a wonderful time photographing this senior from Nequa Valley High School.  She is the youngest of their children, but may be the one who shines brightest.  Grace is a varsity track and field, as well as cross country, runner.  She is also a gold medalist with the Special Olympics.  Grace has high-functioning autism […]

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Well, I am done editing the last of my special needs mini-sessions. It was a great year with so many familiar faces, and welcoming new families as clients, as well.  I’m so happy we were able to offer these specials to such deserving families.  I asked families to share about their wonderful children, so you […]

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Here are the rest of the families from my April 6th special needs mini-sessions.  Every year, I offer mini-sessions with no session fees for families with special needs children as a way to give back to these wonderful families.  I love seeing families return year after year, as well as meeting new ones.  This year […]

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April is Autism Awareness Month.  Every year,  I offer special needs mini-sessions for all families with special needs children.  Having a son on the autism spectrum, and my assistant has a son with cerebral palsy and epilepsy – we offer a unique understanding to these families. Something you won’t find everywhere else – personal understanding, […]

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About three years ago, I was asked to photograph Soaring Eagle Academy, a special school for Autism in Chicago’s western suburb of Burr Ridge.  It had recently opened and had four students.  The pictures were used as marketing for the school.  Now, about three years later, they have 45 students and about 75 staff members!  […]

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