WATCH BELOW: Having a hair and make-up team may be something many only dream about it. But it became a reality today for 15 special-needs students. Students and their families were treated to a one-of-a-kind special day of pampering, capped off with a photoshoot. Christa Dao explains.
Over a dozen students got the experience of a lifetime as they were treated to a mini makeover and photo shoot at Jean Vanier School in Regina.
The Help-Portrait event provided free professional-grade portrait services to students and their families on Saturday.
Jean Vanier School principal Rolande Burant-Maher said family portraits can be a challenge for families with children with special needs.
The school serves a very specific group of students with complex medical needs.
“Our families find it really challenging to go out in the community, to participate in things. Maybe they don’t have the resources financially, maybe they don’t have a wheelchair accessible vehicle, etc,” …