Friday, August 17, 2012

Sackville boy with Williams Syndrome brings joy to others

Although mentally challenged to a degree, in that they sometimes have learning difficulties and exhibit impulsive behavior, those with Williams Syndrome are also known to be very friendly, sociable, and empathetic.
“I don’t look at it as a disability. I like to look at it as an ability to do things in a different manner,” says Michelle.
His parents say although it hasn’t been easy to raise a special needs child, Nolan has brought unimaginable joy and perspective into their lives.
“He’s taught us so many things, about what’s important in life,” says Michelle. Blaise says when Nolan gets off the bus during the school year, and walks in the door, his day was always “fantastic, the best day ever.”