Marion and her husband, Veroman are the proud parents of two adult children, Ashley and Verano. Their daughter is challenged with autism and epilepsy, and alternates between a wheelchair and walker. As a result, the couple knows firsthand the joys, challenges, and struggles of raising a child with a disability within the context of the family, faith community, public school system, and society in general.
Contact Marion: Marion@Marionwitcher.com
Offering Mainstream Special Need Support
Inspired by her own journey of winning with challenges, Marion developed and facilitates two workshops, Autism: A Language Worth Knowing and The Making of an Advocate. These
programs have empowered parents and individuals who interact with those challenged with
autism and other special needs. Her programs also benefit grandparents, siblings,
caregivers, administrators, educators, and health professionals.
The following comments are from attendees:
I was very impressed with your presentation. You touched my heart with your journey. I found myself wiping tears off my cheek several times. God bless you as you touch others. Teresa Smith
I am very pleased to have been a part of this workshop. I knew that the views and information shared by a parent would be enlightening, very!
L. Wiggins Gormon School, Para-Educator, Dayton Public Schools
It is easy to forget how emotionally challenging it is to be the parent of a challenged child. Marion is very good at sharing the experience of that emotion and turning that energy into action. Thank you, Marion. Alan Tway
Email Marion: Marion@marionwitcher.com
Founder, New Hope for Special Needs
This mission was founded in 1999 to provide prayer and faith-based special needs support on behalf of individuals with special needs. Future plans include implementing a periodical fellowship for persons with disabilities and residential housing for several adult women with intellectual disabilities.
Founder, His Ability Over Disability
His Ability Over Disability exists to increase disability awareness and provide a platform for persons with disabilities and/or their caregivers to celebrate the ability of Christ in their lives. This celebratory event is approaching its 10th year.
Autism Prayer Call
Provide prayer on behalf of individuals and families whose lives have been impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
Marion has received numerous awards for special needs advocacy including Advocate of the Year from the Dayton Association for Young Children (DAYC). Marion and her husband also received the Heart of Gold Award from Eta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. (Lambda Chapter).
Special Prayers for Special Needs