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“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…]…

I Think Noah’s Slightly Frightened

In case you’re wondering who that man is that looks like he’s freighting our son, he’s Bob Goff, author of one my favorite books, Love Does (and a friend of ours.) Don’t worry, he’s safe. Noah and I picked him up from the airport when he came in town to speak at Catalyst Conference. By [Read More…]…

Down Syndrome Resources

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Carson’s Atrioventricular Canal (AVC Defect) Surgery Story

(If you're looking to meet other parents of children with heart defects, check out this Facebook … [Read More...]

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He Came Down | A Story of Hope

My wife recently told me about a video she came across produced by "Speak Life." The video shows a … [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

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How a Chick-Fil-A Employee Changed My Idea of “Meaningful” Work

Last week I was eating lunch at a local Chick-Fil-A when I noticed a young women with Down syndrome working at this particular location. (As a parent … [Read More...]

A (New) Letter To Our Son’s Teachers On His First Day Of School

It's hard to believe it's been almost three years since Noah first started to school (and we wrote our first letter to his teachers)...time really … [Read More...]

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