• Jun 8, 2016
    Posted by: Sierra Dixon

    A Seed of Belief Grows into ESP Dream Home

    This new building is a continuation of the ESP mission to empower and encourage individuals of all abilities that ESP’s founder, Martha Willey, began 30 years ago with the first camp. In a note to the crowd, Martha’s daughter...
  • May 29, 2016
    Posted by: Mallory Humphries

    ESP Ever After Office Members

    Although you may not see them as much, our Summer Office Staff work diligently behind the scenes to make sure camp is running smoothly and every participant has the most magical summer! So without further adieu, meet our Offic...
  • May 22, 2016
    Posted by: Mallory Humphries

    ESP Ever After Senior Staff

    We are so excited to introduce our incredible senior staff for camp this summer! They will be helping our leadership throughout the summer to make sure everything runs smoothly at camp so our participants can have the best sum...
  • May 16, 2016
    Posted by: Mallory Humphries

    ESP Ever After Leadership Team

    We are so excited to introduce our incredible leadership team for camp this summer! They have already been working so hard to make this the best summer yet and we cannot wait to see how magical they make camp this summer! So w...
  • Apr 21, 2016

    30 & Thriving

    Join us as we celebrate 30 years of creating the ESP Magic for children of all abilities and 30 years more in our new activity building! There will be a short ribbon cutting, light refreshments, and tours of our new building....
  • Apr 1, 2016

    April Additions!

    We’re two months away from being able to use our dream home, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make last minute changes! Throughout the building process we’ve kept our participants in mind (this building is all for them)! From t...
  • Mar 23, 2016

    1st Annual Tennis Tournament benefiting ESP

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  • Mar 17, 2016

    Free Fallin' with ESP!

      Heroes; a common theme of Extra Special People. Whether it be the performers in the Big Hearts Pageant, the parents who support our participants, the staff and volunteers who spend hours making ESP successful, or our genero...
  • Mar 13, 2016
    Posted by: Mallory Humphries

    March Into Fan Club Madness

    Just over a month ago, Extra Special People announced their newest initiative, the ESP Fan Club. This campaign provides our community with the opportunity to help build the biggest fan base for our favorite team, the particip...
  • Feb 26, 2016
    Posted by: Kalon Carpenter

    100 Days Until Summer Camp!

    100 days till summer! I am not sure if I can wait that long. Summer is my favorite time of the year and I can give you a 100 reasons why…but no one wants to read that much so I’ll just share a few. Summer means longer days, ...
  • Feb 17, 2016

    Making Our Dreams a Reality

    “There is nothing like a dream to create the future.” – Victor Hugo When I first walked through the doors of ESP, I was surrounded by an atmosphere of acceptance. An atmosphere that radiated positivity. And an atmosphere that...
  • Jan 22, 2016

    For the love of Big Hearts

    Upon starting my relationship with ESP, I knew very little about the organization. What I did know: ESP is a place of love. It’s full of loving people who have a passion to serve individuals with developmental disabilities. M...
  • Jan 21, 2016
    Posted by: Laura Whitaker

    Mom Moments

         Two things happened to me this week: my son was cast in a play and my daughter entered into her first ballet class. It’s those moments that make your heart swell as a parent. They seem li...
  • Dec 22, 2015
    Posted by: Jake Sapp

    What ESP Provides to Us All

      As the year begins to wind down and the spirit of thankfulness is on all of our minds, I begin to think about what makes ESP so special, and why I’m so thankful for this community. I read the end of our mission statement and...
  • Nov 30, 2015

    #ESPGivingTuesday

    The Gift of Giving “It is not how much we give, but how much love we put into giving.” – Mother Theresa As the frenzy of Thanksgiving subsides, and the next holiday feels right around the corner, we easily consume ourselves wi...
  • Nov 11, 2015

    Celebrate the Holidays with the ESP Family!

    We’re making a list, and checking it twice… but this list isn’t for the great new pair of boots or the new iPhone we want. This list is a list of all the reasons we love spending the holiday season with our ESP family! Some o...
  • Oct 5, 2015

    Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

    Fall; the season where sports pick back up, the leaves begin to change and halloween movies come back on ABC Family. As the weather cools off and we say goodbye to the summer heat, we are welcomed by sunny afternoons and plen...
  • Oct 1, 2015

    Making the Most of Fall

    As the constant rain drifts out of the forecast and the weather seems to be looking up, it’s finally time to enjoy everything that fall has to offer! Although we all remember the summers from our childhood, I tend to think ba...
  • Sep 16, 2015
    Posted by: Laura Whitaker

    A Year Ago Today

    A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.John Lennon It was this day one year ago that Toni (our board chairwoman), Joseph (husband), and I walked through 70 acres in Jackson County. It ...
  • Sep 9, 2015
    Posted by: Kalon Carpenter

    ESP: Therapeutic Recreation

    ESP: Therapeutic Recreation ESP utilizes Recreational Therapy everyday. From improving range of motion during sports to improving social and life skills at a Braves game or even breaking out of your shell and doing something...