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Why me? Why not me? Challenging preconceived ideas | Nada Barakat Khawaja | TEDxNDULouaize
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Added Oct 12, 2016
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Who says being the mother of a child with special needs is a burden? It has been a blessing in disguise for Nada Barakat Khawaja. Throughout our lives, we all go through hardships that lead us to ask the common question: Why me?

Nada Barakat Khawaja lives what many people would see as a lifelong battle. However, from day one, this strong woman took that 'hardship' into her own hands and turned it into her mission.

Nada Barakat Khawaja is an author, trainer and consultant in the field of special education. She is also a strong advocate of people with special needs and their families. Her biggest passion is empowering families of children with special needs. Nada's Motto: “I believe in the sun even when it is not shining.

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