2022 WDSD Spotlight – Meet Emma

Meet Emma! She is 11 years old. She practices with the East cross country team. She participates in Special Olympics track and gymnastics. She plays t-ball with the Miracle League and started hitting the ball without the tee this past season. She enjoys going to school and seeing her friends. She’s a fashion diva, loves to shop and play with Barbies. Our family loves DSL and all the support they provide to our family.

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