Archives for January 2012

Noah’s Helping Spread Down Syndrome Awareness On HLN Prime News With Vinnie Politan

Last Friday we had the opportunity to appear on HLN Prime News with Vinnie Politan to discuss the Target ad, Noah’s story, and the reason behind our blog. You can catch a small piece of  our interview above, and read their web article at: Dad with Down syndrome son: Doesn’t feel sorry.  (I didn’t have a [Read More…]…

A Smile As Big As The Moon: Movie Review And Reflections

Tonight ABC aired the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie “A Smile As Big As The Moon.”  The movie is based on a book about a high school special education teacher (Mike Kerjes) who took his class of special education students to Space Camp despite all of the obstacles that stood in their way.  If you didn’t [Read More…]…

Learning To Crawl With An Exercise Ball, and Why Every Child With Down Syndrome Should Have One

Noah’s 9 months old in this video and his physical and occupational therapists are working hard to help him develop his core strength which is important for sitting (which he’s already mastered) and crawling (which he hasn’t mastered…..yet!) A few days ago I posted a video of Noah trying to move forward as I held [Read More…]…

Woried About The Results Of A Down Syndrome Screening Test? Here's 25,000 Reasons Not To

It breaks my heart that for every 1 of these little Noah’s that you see, there’s 9 other Noah’s you don’t see.  9 our of 10 children who are known to have Down syndrome through prenatal testing are aborted.  These children are never given a shot at life.  Never given a chance. So many families are [Read More…]…