Home Food Mom opens Special Kneads Bakery to employ her son with cerebral palsy

Mom opens Special Kneads Bakery to employ her son with cerebral palsy

I am the mom of four children, one with special needs. Don’t get me wrong, I feel the same love and joy for all my children. The one feeling I have for my child with special needs that I do not feel, to the same intensity, is one of anxiety of her future. There is a level of anxiety that I’d never have imagined. I know I will have to save differently for her and make sure my will is ironclad so she will have the best future when I’m not around.

When I came across this article from Galva, Ill. (KWQC/Gray News) about Margaret Cortes opening the Special Kneads Bakery, it warmed my heart because I know the same feeling. Ms.Cortes opened the Special Kneads Bakery so her son, who has cerebral palsy, could have a job when he graduates high school.

She says of Frankie: “he’s got a lot of diagnosis against him,” Cortes said.

“When he was a baby, doctors weren’t sure if Frankie would ever be able to walk or talk . . .”

Read more by Angela Rose and Ed Payneat at NBC15

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

Student homeless shelter changes protocol amid Covid-19

With COVID-19 rocking the student community and Los Angeles at-large, the student leaders at Trojan Shelter have adjusted their operations to fit the current...

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month underscores need for research funding

In 2015, 8-year-old Ty Murray’s hips were uneven. It hurt for him to walk and his left leg was slow growing. Ty was not...

News of the day: Judge rules 2020 census will continue through October

Late Thursday, Northern California U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh issued a preliminary injunction that pushes the 2020 census deadline to October 31.  The decision comes...

Culturas Corner: Meet Ankita & Gayatri Bansal

Culturas Corner highlights individuals who make their community a better place through their work, business, volunteering or activism. Today we learn about THERE!, a...

Registration

Forgotten Password?