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

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!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 [Read More…]…

2016 NYC Marathon (Pre-Training) – Week 2

 I’m going to be running the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon (Sunday November 6th) to help raise awareness, and funds, for some great Down syndrome research (if you’d like to donate, I’d really appreciate it. You can do so by clicking here.) I thought it would be fun to document my training, so I hope you [Read More…]…

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2016 NYC Marathon (Pre-Training) – Week 1

I recently announced that I’m going to be running the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon (Sunday November 6th) to help raise awareness (and funds) for some great Down syndrome research.   You can learn more about it here, but I thought it would be fun (and maybe helpful for some) if I chronicled my journey [Read More…]…

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I’m Running The NYC Marathon! (And Helping Fund Down Syndrome Research!)

Spoiler Alert – I’m running the 2016 NYC Marathon! Please take a few minutes to watch the short video below to find out why running this race could possibly help all people with Down syndrome, and how you can help me do something awesome! If you aren’t interested in reading the back story of why I’m [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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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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