In honor of today’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, here’s a favorite photo of my son.

Eric is still my biggest reason for recognizing this day and for all the work I have done and continue to do on behalf of children with disabilities and their families. Much work remains before we can rightfully proclaim that every day is a day of disability acceptance.

Please, do your part.

Read more about this important day here.

Do you, or does someone close to you, have a disability?

If so, what does this day mean to you?

Jena Hovey Photo /McShane Photography