179 – Scott Newport Of Royal Oak, MI, A Carpenter & Father of Three – Lost His Son Evan, At Age 7, To Noonan Syndrome
David Hirsch’s guest this week is Scott Newport, an advocate for those with disabilities and special needs. Scott and his x-wife are parents of three including Evan, who sadly passed away at age 7, after fighting Noonan syndrome. We’ll hear how Scott dealt with this tragic loss, his advocacy for families touched by special health care needs, his writings including being par t of the Chicken Soup For The Soul book, and how he has made unique use of his carpentry skills, on this Special Fathers Network Dad to Dad Podcast.
YouTube ‘All Around Me’ – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtTScLpEAfY&t=16s
Noonan Syndrome: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/noonan-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20354422
Read about the Evan Newport Hope Award https://www.mottchildren.org/mott-patient-visitor-guide/employee-recognition.
CS Mott Children’s Hospital Ann Arbor – https://www.mottchildren.org/our-locations/cs-mott-childrens-hospital
Chicken Soup For The Soul: Children With Special Needs – https://www.chickensoup.com/book/34952/children-with-special-needs
Contact Scott at: ScottHNewport@gmail.com