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How My Child With Down Syndrome Learned To Drink From A Straw Cup

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! Noah’s making a straw look easy today! If you watched today’s video you may be wondering why in the world he’s “drinking” his baby food through a straw through! I’ll explain why [Read More…]…

American Airlines Doesn’t Want People With Down Syndrome To Fly First Class?

This is the 3rd story I’ve posted like this. I’m not sure if it’s because I’m becoming more sensitive to stories about people with Down syndrome being treated unfairly, or if the media is just starting just starting to report more stories like these. Either way, I think this story deserves to have some attention. American Airlines refuses to allow [Read More…]…

Help Your Child Learn To Crawl Up Stairs With These 7 Tips!

It’s been a fun time in the Smith household lately, as our son has had developmental explosion recently. In the last few months he has sat up by himself , gotten his first tooth, begun to self feed, has become a master inchwormer, and has pulled himself up to a standing position for the first time!

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Where Our Son Stands After 5 Months Of Pediatric Treadmill Training

We’re in full swing when-is-this-kid-going-to-take-his-first-steps mode around our house. And it isn’t just his mother and I who are excited about Noah learning to walk…. I can tell by the look on Noah’s face that he really wants to take take those first steps. But he isn’t quite there…yet.

On the other hand, he’s one of the fatest inchworm-ers I’ve ever seen!

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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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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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