“We were doing everything we could to get her situated to make sure she could be the best person she could be,” Heid said.
It appears the newest iteration of that is the coffee shop, which was inspired by her daughter.
Heid said she had seen viral videos on Facebook of business owners hiring workers with special needs.
That spark grew once she realized that her daughter was already serving coffee at Kennesaw Mountain High School. Heid said students with special needs take orders at the start of each day, deliver coffee to classrooms and take payment.
Provided by Independent Grounds/via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Emma Heid works at the Independent Grounds Coffee shop in Kennesaw, Ga.