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Be A Game Changer By Joining Us For The 2012 Dallas Buddy Walk!

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! It’s time for the 2012 Dallas Buddy Walk! The Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas will be hosting the 2012 Dallas Buddy Walk at Victory Park in a few weeks and we’re [Read More…]…

“Autistic Child” Street Sign; What Are Your Thoughts?

As I was driving home from our monthly Rockin’ 21 party tonight I passed this interesting street sign in the middle of a large subdivision. The bright yellow street reads, “Autistic Child“(people first language?) and pictures two children playing on a see saw. There was also a matching street sign across the street from this [Read More…]…

Noah’s Friend, Big Tex, Burns Down At The Age of 60.

Today is a sad day for State Fair of Texas fans everywhere. I’m sad to report that Big Tex, the official voice of the Sate Fair of Texas has burned down. If you know me in real life, you know how big of a fan I am of the Sate Fair of Texas. In fact, [Read More…]…

Not Everyone’s Wild And Crazy, About In-N-Out

To say people in Dallas freaked out when In-N-Out Burger came to Dallas would be an understatement. Folks camped out over night. Others waited in crazy long longs. And some were even brought to tears. Yes tears. All to be one of the first to wrap their hands around one of those tasty In-N-Out Burgers. Crazy, huh? But not [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 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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Down Syndrome Parenting

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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