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Share How Your Child Has “Unstoppable Joy” And You Could Win A Finish Line Gift Card!

If you’re new here, I’d love for you to sign up for our posts by email so we can stay connected. Thanks for visiting!Update: Thanks so much to everyone who entered the contest both on our blog and our Facebook page. The winners of the #UnstoppableJoy contest are: Erin Stephenson – $50 Finish Line Gift [Read More…]…

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A Letter To My Son With Down Syndrome The Night Before His First Day Of Kindergarten

Noah, wow! I can’t believe you start your first day of elementary school tomorrow. I just finished putting you to bed and wanted to share a few things with you before your big day. First, you need to know I’m a little scared. It takes a lot of trust in other people (and God) to [Read More…]…

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Could Green Tea Improve Memory And Speech For People With Down Syndrome?

A friend of mine sent me an article today about a year long clinical study that “showed a chemical in green tea seems to improve memory, speaking and behavior in people with Down syndrome.” The article goes on to say that “brain scans revealed that the compound, called epigallocatechin gallate, altered the way brain cells connect with [Read More…]…

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3 Ways Technology Helps Us To Tell Our Story And Change The World

I was recently contacted to share our story about how we are using technology to make an impact in the world as part of AT&T’s “Beyond Limits” campaign. The Beyond Limits campaign “celebrates the victories of some incredible individuals with disabilities who are pushing the limits of what they “should” be able to do, and [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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36 Companies That Hire People With Special Needs

I recently posted an article about a young man with Down syndrome I noticed working at my local car … [Read More...]

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Meet Nick, A Car Dealership Employee With Down Syndrome!

I'm always excited and encouraged when I'm out and about and spot someone with special needs working … [Read More...]

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4 Activities to Help Your Child Stand On Their Own

http://youtu.be/39iC8Wu1d8I We're proud to announce that Noah reached another major milestone … [Read More...]

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Signing Update: Noah’s First Sign Language Sentence!

We're a huge fan of teaching Noah baby sign language to help him communicate with us. We have been … [Read More...]

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Our Son Rides The Short Bus…And I Couldn’t Be More Proud!

Today our four year old boy, who we love dearly, rode the school bus for the first time. The short school bus. The short … [Read More...]

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I Hate Petechia.

One of the biggest surprises after raising a child with Down syndrome these last (almost) three years is how little I actually think about Down … [Read More...]

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