Around 20 models with disabilities participated in the first Changing the Face of Beauty Headshot Clinic in Canada at the Wheelbarrow Gardener at 6 Renault Crescent in St. ALbert, Alta. on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Changing the Face of Beauty is a non-profit based in the United States that wants to promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities in media and advertising by providing a stock image library of models with disabilities. SUPPLIED

Parents of children with disabilities worked to help the public recognize the beauty in diversity with a special photo shoot on Saturday.
“I want them to see their beauty. We all have our own different beauty, we are all different,” said Maria Jordan MacKeigan, a mother of a three-year-old girl with Down syndrome and organizer of the Changing the Face of Beauty photo shoot.
For the first time in Canada, parents were invited to take part in the Changing the Face of Beauty Head Shot Clinic, where 20 child models with special needs were professionally photographed at the Wheelbarrow Gardener at 6 Renault Crescent in St. Albert.
Changing the Face of Beauty is a non-profit organization based in the United States that is working to promote inclusion of people with disabilities in advertising and media by creating an online stock photo album of professional portraits.
MacKeigan said it was important for her daughter to participate …
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