The Crackin’ Backs Podcast

Our Executive Director, Jim, was recently on an episode of The Crackin’ Backs Podcast with Dr. Terry Weyman and Dr. Spencer Baron! Check out the episode Super Dad – Raising a Differently-Abled Son now.

Special Compass lends helping hand during Spartan Race

With his son Michael unable to participate in mainstream athletics due to cerebral palsy, Jim Sayih sought out other options. Sayih, 58, founded Special Compass, a non-profit group that provides […]

Home makeover for a disabled married couple in Sunrise!

40 volunteers from @SpecialCompass came together to modify a home for a disabled married couple in Sunrise. The volunteers were broken down into 4 teams: painting fence builds landscaping storage […]

Press Release

PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Sayih / 305.297.5328 [email protected] ADAPTIVE HOME MAKEOVER FOR THE “DIFFERENTLY ABLED” Volunteers give helping hands to modify home for wheelchair married couple SUNRISE, FL., Jan 23, […]

A Word From Michael Sayih

Thank You for creating our site

GRATEFUL: Right here, Talent, Skilled, Generous Website Design Team Conversion Whale. On behalf of @SpecialCompass Thank You for creating our site.

Father Takes On 24-hour Indoor Bike Ride To Raise Funds And Hope For Son

Jim Sayih will kick off an epic indoor bike ride to show support and raise funds for a special cause in Pembroke Pines: his son, Michael Sayih, who was born two months premature and lives with brain damage. Throughout the epic ride, Jim and Michael are seeking donations to a nonprofit fundraising campaign to help Michael secure a new electric wheelchair.

ESE Teacher Nomination for Outstanding Performance – Joanne Wallace – Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

I would like to nominate Joanne Wallace for the ESE Advisory Board Award because she is an outstanding human being who happens to be an outstanding educator, and her passion […]

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