We are a 501c3 non-profit and tax exempt organization dedicated to providing disability resources, advocacy, and support to those living with special needs and unique circumstances. Our target audience is our special needs community within the Houston and surrounding areas. We strive to impact the community emotionally, mentally, and socially. Emotional impressions are created by increasing feelings of happiness and success among our participants. We strive to build self-esteem and self-confidence through support and resources. Using education and advocacy we mentally increase cognitive functioning and mental alertness. Our social impact strengthens relationships and builds social skills among the disabled community and their care givers.
U'Neek & Gifted was founded and named in honor of D'Neeko. He was born with a chromosome 13 abnormality. Which means the 13th chromosome was deleted/missing. This deletion causes developmental delay, intellectual disability, low birth weight, and other physical abnormalities. Understanding his diagnosis and adjusting to his needs was and will always remain a priority. Life decisions have had to be made that ensures D’Neeko’s needs are met as well as our family.
Now at the age of 17, D’Neeko continues to excels in overall will to be independently mobile and involved in everyday life.