One day three moms got together to discuss the difficulty they had been facing getting appropriate education for their daughters. The girls were all non-verbal with limited hand function, but their moms believed them to be intelligent and capable. Unfortunately, the schools they had applied to had either rejected them due to their physical limitations and/or communication difficulties; and schools they had been accepted by, had not followed a structured curriculum or used AAC. Each mom believed in her daughter’s ability to learn to communicate and get an education, and they desperately wanted to create a place where this could happen. And so, the idea of Nova was born…


“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”
― Roald Dahl