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Teresa Wright-Johnson

Teresa Wright- Johnson is a mother, an entrepreneur, and a community servant. Mrs. Wright- Johnson has a true passion for motherhood, business, and community. She is originally from BaltimoreMarylandbut now resides in Georgiaand considers herself a Northern Georgia Peach. With in her community of Metro Atlanta she is very involved with business and community causes. In her community, she volunteers for various community organizations such as the Dekalb County Public Library System, Dekalb, The YMCA and her child’s School Parent Teacher Association. This mom considers herself multi faceted with experience and knowledge in various fields. Educationally, Mrs. Teresa Wright- Johnson has a degree in business administration, cerification in small business management, and certification in Medical Billing and Coding and various Early Childhood Certifications. Her professional career has been with working for corporations such as Sprint, The Marriott, and Charter Communications. In the past ten years Mrs. Wright- Johnson has become very involved with working in the special needs arena in the area of supporting families that care for those with special needs. As a parent that had a child born with several disabilities and a mother of several premature babies, Mrs. Wright-Johnson was and is very driven to learn as much as possible about early intervention and advocating for all people experiencing special needs.

 

Furthermore, in her quest to learn more to help others Teresa has worked with The SCIES Program at Georgia State University as a Parent Trainer, Youth Matters via The Department Of Family and Children Services of Dekalb County Georgia, as a Parent Partner, and Parent To Parent Of Georgia, as a Parent Trainer/ Training Coordinator. Her commitment to the special needs community is also demonstrated via her efforts in voleentering with organizations such as The Georgia Office of Advocacy, All About Developmental Disabilities, The Dekalb County Inter Agency Council, and Mocha Moms Inc.  As an entrpuerner, she owns and operates MommyCare Inc which specailizes in services such a Mommy Coaching, Parent Training, and Mommy & Mobile Childcare.  And Teresa is the founder of Zaria’s Song which specializes in helping families in various ways that have children with special needs. Yet with all these things on her plate and wearing many different hats Teresa strives for balance with-in her life and just time to enjoy life. In conclusion, the major issue Teresa tries to convey to families taking care of individuals with special needs and all families is to learn to effectively advocate and take care of your loved ones. Yet also realizing that effective advocacy is to make sure that you take care of yourself and your family as a whole. Her key term is Life Beyond Advocacy!!!

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