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Introducing The 2012 Down Syndrome Awareness Month Wall Of Awesome

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! In case you didn’t know October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. (By the way, did you know March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day? Me either!) One of my passions is helping people share their stories [Read More…]…

I Think My Son’s A Looper!

The movie Looper came out this weekend which is basically a movie where a guy (a “looper”) who travels back in time and interacts with his younger self. Today as I was looking through some pictures of myself as a baby I realized something…I think my son might be a Looper! I mean just look at the [Read More…]…

Baby Signing Time: How This Skeptical Pediatrician Became A Believer!

In case you were wondering if the Baby Signing Time dvd’s really teach children to learn sign language just check out today’s video. Noah signed his first word at 15 months….and we have Baby Signing Time to thank! Read on and let me tell you why! Communication Is More Than Speech I’ll admit it, I was one of those pediatricians who asked parents “how [Read More…]…

I Used To Think Weekends Like This Would Never Happen

When Noah was born I had this fear that weekends like this would never happen. That he wouldn’t be able to play and have fun like a typical child. Before Noah was born I knew very little nothing about Down syndrome and the little I did know I learned from watching television shows. Worrying Is Such A Waste Of Time Noah’s Down syndrome diagnosis was a total surprise to us. We never saw [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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Down Syndrome Therapy

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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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