Exceptional Opportunities available for children and adults with special needs

Isaiah, on his adapted tricycle, thanks Exceptional Opportunities Inc. for a great ride. Valley News/Courtesy photo
After 23 years as a teacher for students with special needs, Cheryl Stark was ready for a change. Stepping away from the classroom, she still wanted to make a positive change in the lives of children with special needs so she founded Exceptional Opportunities Inc., a nonprofit based in Murrieta.“The mission of Exceptional Opportunities is to enable children, with special needs, to be active family members, successful students and productive members of the community, by providing specialized community events, adapted equipment and assistive technology for the home environment,” Stark said.Stark added that her vision of being “a grant writing, donation seeking, fundraising machine” has expanded since starting the nonprofit less than a year ago. She said Exceptional Opportunit
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