Melissa henault

120: Turn Your Struggle & Story into a Mission-Driven Business Venture

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There’s nothing more powerful than a mother advocating for the rights of her children. We all know that real change rarely happens unless you fight for it.


Today’s episode can’t help but cause your heart to grow two sizes! Dr. Myava Clark chats with Melissa about an inspirational app she’s creating with her special needs son to help kids navigate social media in a whole new way. This dynamic, motivational, and accomplished neonatal specialist, respiratory therapist, educator, college professor, and soon-to-be author will never give up pushing for progress.


If she has the tenacity to run with an idea, you can too. It’s this kind of forward-thinking that leads to true success. You’ll want to get in on this conversation.


Topics discussed in this episode:

  • children with special needs
  • entrepreneurship
  • social-emotional learning
  • social media with education
  • imperfect action
  • social media with training wheels
  • forward-thinking
  • anti-bullying
  • teachable moments
  • pain into passion
  • social wellness
  • the gap between school and home
  • different is awesome
  • boundaries for social media
  • special education
  • LinkedIn

Resources Mentioned:

HELP! Support for Parents of Children with Learning and Thinking Differences to Feel Confident, Capable, and Fulfilled by Myava Clark:


Connect with Dr. Myava Clark

CASEN (Collaborative Advancement for Social-Emotional Needs) LLC





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