Marla Murasko

Patient Leader

I am an extremely passionate Down Syndrome Parent Influencer spreading awareness for Down Syndrome & educating others on the benefits of inclusion for individuals with Down Syndrome on my blog, in my community and in the classroom. As a recognized speaker, I had the privilege of speaking on the global stage at the United Nations for World Down Syndrome Day. Here is my post: http://www.musingsfromaspecialneedsmom.com/wdsd17-recap-amazing-day-advocacy/. But what I enjoy most is speaking with the kids, as well as being a Community Builder supporting Mothers of children with Down Syndrome in my private Facebook Group. I am a published author of my book "Jacob's Journal - My Journey Home"

Location

Hopkinton, MA

Nominations

Advocating for Another

Winner

Advocating For Another

Marla is a tireless advocate for her son, Jacob, and the Down syndrome community. She writes a blog, Special-and-Determined; publishes a digital magazine called Special Mompreneurs; publicly speaks about issues directly affecting the differently-abled community; and, is a tremendous resource for other moms making similar journies.  — Laura

Marla is an extremely passionate Ds Parent Influencer spreading awareness for inclusion & understanding for individuals with Down syndrome on her blog “Musings From A Special Needs Mom” in her community & in the classroom This past March she was a guest panelist at the UN for World Down Syndrome Day speaking on "Advocacy - Why your voice matters"  — paul

Marla Murasko is extremely passionate and dedicated to bringing awareness about Down Syndrome.  — Marielle

Marla Murasko

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