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Books of Hope for Moms – A Down Syndrome Diagnosis

When Molly was born a little over three years ago, we were shocked to learn that she was diagnosed with…

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Changes for Disney’s Guest Assistance Cards #disney #specialneeds

As a mom to a child with Down syndome, we are seasonal passholders at Walt Disney World and are fortunate…

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A Mother’s Plea for People First Language #downsyndrome #WDSD2013

There have been so many positive stories in the news lately surrounding Down syndrome – from Tim’s Place, the restaurant…

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Spread the Word to End the Word – March 6th #rword #downsyndrome

Today is Spread the Word to End the Word Awareness Day. I invite you to join me in taking the…

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Riding A Bike Isn’t So Easy…. #DownSyndrome #SpecialNeeds

In the last few weeks, Molly has taken a great interest in her big sister bike. She loves watching her…

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Caring Santa Coming To A Mall Near You! #SpecialNeeds #DownSyndrome

Over the weekend, I was so excited to receive news from AbilityPath.org  letting me know that a Caring Santa would…

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Down Syndrome: Myths & Truths #downsyndrome

Unless you are surrounded by the world of Down syndrome on a daily basis, you might not realize the myths…

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What is the Buddy Walk? #DownSyndrome

The 2012 Northeast Florida Buddy Walk takes place November 3 in  Jacksonville Beach.  Meant to raise awareness and show support…

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Understanding the Preferred Language of Down Syndrome #downsyndrome #specialneeds

Every six weeks, I write a guest column for my local newspaper, the Florida Times-Union.  I love having the freedom…

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Things to Know: Down Syndrome and Preferred Language #downsyndrome #specialneeds

The smallest of things in my little world of Down syndrome have been bothering me lately.  I’m not sure why…