A father from Texas realised there were no theme parks where his disabled daughter could play. So he decided to build one.
Gordon Hartman had just got out of the swimming pool on a family holiday, when his 12-year-old daughter Morgan went up to some children playing in the water. She tried to make friends with them but they quickly left the pool.
Hartman thinks they shied away from her because they didn’t know how to react to someone with a disability – Morgan has the cognitive understanding of a five-year-old as well as a form of autism.
The incident played on his mind.
“Morgan is just a wonderful young lady. When you meet her you will always get a smile and she will always want to offer a hug. But there were so many times we couldn’t take her places,” he says.
Hartman and his wife Maggie asked other parents where they could …