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Judith Iris Quate, CZT, CAP – Certified Zentangle Teacher, Certified Art Practitioner
CEO, Scrapper Jude Designs, LLC.
My passion is solely from what I learned about life the day I was told my son had spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. This was back in the 1980s when I was a young woman with little ambition other than getting married and becoming a mother. WIth hindsight. I truly believe GOD chose me to be the mother of this special child to teach me what I was capable of — a strong and powerful mother who would advocate for the best care for her precious child. My most challenging and rewarding job is the twenty-eight years caring for my son.
He passed away in 2006. I created my business after I wrote my son’s memoir – Our Special Child’s –Jason’s Story. The book helped me place my life in perspective and mourn the many years caring for him and after his death. I realized I was holding in my emotions in order to maintain control of my life. The book opened up a Pandora box.
I turned to creating art through the years to help me when I was overwhelmed and frustrated. Jason’s memory and legacy supported me in creating my business. If I can help parents of special needs children, the mentally and physically challenged community, senior citizens who are dealing with Alzheimer’s and dementia, people who are in need of healing their heart, and sharing my story as a motivational speaker, then the legacy of my son will live on.