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12 Popular Developmental Therapy Posts For Children With Down Syndrome You Might Have Missed

Since Noah’s physical and occupational therapy visits are such a huge part of our life (Noah goes 4 times a week!) we’ve written a lot about it on our site. In fact, we have an entire category detected to them!

When Noah was born we would often look online trying to find ideas of things we could do to help him grow and develop, and we wanted to share our experiences with those who may find themselves in our shoes at some point. Also, after starting this website we’ve connected with many families in countries outside of the United States who don’t have access to the same quality of resources (or any resources) for their children with Down syndrome, and have found these types of posts helpful.

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Wayne Brady Apologizes For The Trig Palin “Joke,” Issues Apology.

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! Wayne Brady issues apology via Facebook Wayne Brady Apologizes for his comments about Sarah Palin’s Son, Trig. (And the entire Down syndrome community.) A few days ago I wrote an Open Letter to [Read More…]…

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Step By Step.

It’s amazing the things you can learn from a child when you take time to slow down and listen. In fact, I think I’ve learned more in the past 19 months as Noah’s Dad than all of my formal education combined. Like today for instance, I was reminded that most great things in our life don’t come instantly. They don’t just [Read More…]…

An Open Letter To Wayne Brady: People With Down Syndrome Aren’t Punchlines

Update: A few days after this letter was written Wayne Brady issued an apology for the Trig Palin “joke” he made during Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne Barr. Check it out and let us know what you think. For those of you who aren’t aware, Wayne Brady was a part of Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne Barr this past [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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The Epic List Of Activities, Toys And Fun Ideas To Help Your Child Develop Their Creativity

Creativity and imagination are important skills to work on in childhood just like learning to crawl … [Read More...]

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Meet 7 People With Down Syndrome Who Have Gotten Their Driver’s License!

I'll be honest, when Noah was born pretty everything I knew about Down Syndrome I learned by … [Read More...]

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Down Syndrome Therapy

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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

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Noah’s First Time To Roll A Ball Back And Forth On The Floor…And The Laugh I Love!

In my last post I mentioned how much joy it brings me to see Noah doing things that typical children do. When we first learned Noah was born with Down … [Read More...]

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What A UK Mother Of A Child With “Down’s Syndrome” Has In Common With American Moms…And How We’re All Like A Bunch Of Balloons!

 **The following is a guest post from Hayley Goleniowska who blogs at Downs Side Up which has been voted the Down Syndrome blog in Europe two years in … [Read More...]

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