The philosophy of My Father’s Eyes, Inc. is comprised of two belief statements, which governs our approach to servicing the community:
- We believe in honoring the whole person (mind, body and spirit) and encouraging people to actively participate in their own personal transformation.
- We believe that all individuals can evolve from ordinary to extraordinary in the right environment, with the necessary resources and the desire and will to succeed.
- Promote opportunities for self-exploration, and self-motivation toward behavioral change.
- Increase leadership and responsibility.
- Improve community awareness and engagement.
- Increase civic responsibility.
About Our Founder
Yolanda Coleman, M.Ed is the Exective Director of My Fathers’s Eye’s Inc. and the founder and owner of RIMS Center for Enrichment and Development, LLC, a community-based outpatient mental health clinic, psychiatric rehabilitation program, and therapeutic afterschool program. She is an experienced educator, staff trainer, university instructor, school administrator, and program developer with over 20 years working with families and children with disabilities.
She is currently completing her doctorate in Educational Leadership at the NOVA Southeastern University. She has worked in both public and private special education programs throughout her career. Her expertise is in developing programs and services for children with multiple disabilities in a variety of settings. She is an experienced educational diagnostician, and is proficient in assisting parents and educators in understanding and implementing special education procedures from referral to assessment to eligibility to IEP development, including services and placement.
As an educational consultant with classroom-based experience, Ms. Coleman assists multidisciplinary teams in development of IEP’s that effectively drive student progress and instructional and behavioral interventions. Ms. Coleman is known for being innovative in her approach to identifying services that meet the needs of children in a way that permits children to best utilize their gifts.