United for Inclusion
Empowering neurodiverse families
We empower families of children with any atypical diagnoses or behaviors who seek inclusion within their own communities through the power of art, wellness and love by providing personal development scholarships and support.
Manu for Inclusion was created based on the belief that every human being, regardless of physical or mental challenges, is a valuable asset to their family, our community, our nation, and the world. Through personal development education, one on one emotional support, and practical experience sharing, our intention is to provide a sense of empowerment for inclusion and independence on behalf of individuals with unique needs and those who love them. Our vision is that every person is entitled to any opportunity available to the general population that aligns with their unique talents and abilities. We aim to shift the language and change the conversation that leads to love and inclusion every human being deserves.
About the foundation
Manu for Inclusion Foundation is a group of diverse professionals and parents who have combined their knowledge and experience in service of other families in order to work for a more inclusive society. The foundation focuses on developing programs that provide emotional support to parents and caregivers of neurodiverse individuals using mindfulness tools, wellness programs, and social media awareness campaigns with the goal of making inclusion a reality worldwide.
Why We Do What We Do
Manu for Inclusion Foundation identifies the lack of supportive services and resources for parents and caregivers of neurodiverse children.
What We Do
The Reason Behind Our Name
Focused on arts, wellness and personal growth/development through art, music, dance, fitness/exercise for Families/Guardians that have kids with any disabilities (diagnosed, not diagnosed) anxiety, depression, etc.
Manu was diagnosed when he was 30 months with autism and later on with ADHD. After many days of occupational, speech, and ABA therapies today we have a happy, loving, funny and patient child who gives us kisses, hugs and says “mommy stop”. “Inclusion is to learn to accept and love myself/yourself and as a natural result I/you would love and accept another human being, earth, and the present moment” -Juana Venegas
Juana VenegasDirector and Founder member of Manu for Inclusion FoundationRead More
Ethical & Moral Advisor
ElissaBoard Member & Fundraiser AdvisorRead More
Chairman of Board of Directors
& BCBA Advisor
& Life Coach