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Why me? Why not me? Special Ed: a blessing in disguise | Nada Barakat Khawaja | TEDxNDULouaize
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Added Jun 24, 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, an author and a professional in the field of special education is currently a student trainer at the Lebanese University and a special Educator at CERD in a center for children with learning disabilities. 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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