Celebrating Linda Osman: A True Angel Among Us
Linda Osman wins Angel Among Us category at the 2023 Gold Coast Women of the Year Awards
Photo: Linda giving her acceptance speech
In a celebratory evening at The Star Casino on Saturday,September 16, 2023, Linda Osman, the Founder, Director, and dedicated volunteerof Journey 2 Learn, received the prestigious Angel Among Us award at The 2023 Gold Coast Women of the Year Awards. Linda's remarkable contributions to ourcommunity, particularly in the realm of education and support for neurodiverse children, earned her this well-deserved recognition.
The accolade was a testament to Linda's unwavering commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of countless children, and it shed light on her own incredible journey as well.
Upon receiving the award, Linda Osman took a moment to express her gratitude to the sponsors who made this honour possible. She extended her heartfelt thanks to the Gold Coast Bulletin, St Hilda's School Gold Coast, and Harvey Norman for their continuous support of women's initiatives on the Gold Coast.
Linda's journey with Journey 2 Learn is nothing short of inspiring. Through her organisation, she has tirelessly worked to provide inclusive mainstream education for neurodiverse children. Her dedication stems from a deeply personal place, as she herself traverses the challenging path of autism.
Linda's experiences and challenges as a parent of an autistic child, Larz, have given her a unique perspective. They've opened her eyes to the specific needs of children like Larz, and it's this personal connection that drives her mission to ensure they have the opportunity to unlock their full potential.
Linda Osman's story is a shining example of resilience and determination. Her ability to overcome personal obstacles while championing the cause of neurodiverse children is nothing short of awe-inspiring. She not only provides inspiration for women facing difficult circumstances but also serves as a beacon of hope for parents navigating the complex world of autism.
As we celebrate Linda's remarkable achievements, we're reminded of the importance of inclusive education for all children, regardless of their neurodiversity. Linda's work at Journey 2 Learn continues to pave the way for a brighter future, where every child has the opportunity to thrive and succeed.
Linda's recognition as the Angel Among Us at The 2023 Gold Coast Women of the Year Awards is a testament to her dedication and the positive impact she's making in the lives of neurodiverse children. Her story serves as a reminder that with passion, resilience, and a commitment to inclusivity, we can all be angels among us, making the world a better place, one life at a time.