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Mom on mission to lift barriers to education

Sandee Koski said she became an expert on developmental disabilities because she had to.

It was clear early on that her son, Nathan, needed special attention in the classroom and in developing social skills.

She wouldn’t say what developmental disabilities he has because she said they don’t define who he is — an energetic, determined teenager with a passion for working on automobiles.

“He just is who he is. We support him because of who he is,” she said.

The 50-year-old Hamburg Township woman serves on the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council, and was recently reappointed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm to her second term on the council.

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