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These Children With Special Needs Just Found a Wonderful Reason To Dance

Thanks to two women, children with disabilities in Detroit can now study dance.

Laurie Como, a language speech pathologist, and Sandy Vandermeer, owner of Gotta Dance studios, came together to create a dance program for children that focuses on abilities, not disabilities, Click on Detroit reported. It’s called “My Time To Shine,” and it allows girls ages 3-12 to express themselves through dance.

To look at their little faces, hugs on the way in, hugs on the way out, it is wonderful,” Como told the outlet. “They are just thrilled to be a part of it, a part of something.”

Watch the video below to see the My Time To Shine dancers in action: 

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