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PALS MISSION STATEMENT: To unite parents and guardians of special needs children of all ages. Our unity will be a source of strength, encouragement, miracles, faith, hope, and kinship. Our desire is to be able to share our heartaches, triumphs, challenges, tears and laughter with the utmost support from each other. To exhibit pride in our children. We will instill pride into the spirit of our sons and daughters and display it to the community around us. To encourage families during times of hospitalization and intensive medical care and to help them by providing them with tips and information that we have learned from our life experiences. To become empowered through education and seek resources and services for Northwest Tennessee. To use our life experiences to find the best medical care and therapeutic care for our children. To educate ourselves in the various disability and education laws as well as different syndromes and disabilities so that we can effectively and ardently advocate for our children. To create and promote awareness of all of the disabilities of the children in our group. To network the siblings of the special needs children together and develop friendships between them. To diligently pray for and fervently love our children. To enable our children to be ALL that they can be - the unique, precious child that God created.