MonicaCalhoun Reveals Her Special Needs SON &BROTHER Have SAME Disability

Posted On : August 22, 2016

Actress, Monica Calhoun, is known for her many acting roles, including “The Best Man,” “The Players Club,” and many more, but what she isn’t widely known as, is the loving mother of her special needs child, who happens to share the same disability as her¬†brother. The close relationship she has with her son is a beautiful thing to see and she often posts about their relationship on social media…

LORRAINE CALHOUN PUSHED VIRGIN ISLANDS LAW MAKERS TO HELP HER SON & OTHERS

Screen Shot 2016-08-22 at 2.35.44 PM Monica's mom, Lorraine Calhoun, made headlines in 1976, when Monica was four years old and her brother was 2. Lorraine pushed law makers in the Virgin Islands (where she and her two kids were living at the time) to adapt a system similar to the U.S. assistance programs for low income families who have children with special needs, because the cost of care for them was impossible to maintain on the standard household income at that time. Above is a newspaper clipping of Lorraine with her then toddlers, Monica and Eric.

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