Parents know that beauty comes in all different packages. Media and advertisers are starting to catch on, thanks in part to the efforts of moms who have pushed for inclusion of children with special needs and disabilities in advertising.
TODAY asked for your photos of children with special needs and disabilities, and we got too many gorgeous photos to count. These kids are superstars. Thank you for sharing these images with us; we'll continue to update this photo gallery throughout the day.
This article was originally published Apr. 29, 2014 at 11:09 a.m. ET.