down syndrome

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Including My Son Should Not Be Considered A Heroic Act

As the mother to a 10-year-old boy with Down syndrome, I constantly search for and even engineer environments where my son is welcome. Read...
Anne Penniston Grunsted of Role Reboot    |   11.9.18   |   SHARE
Rachel Cherry White and Tony Cherry

7 Things A Person WIth Down Syndrome Wished You Knew

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Here are seven things my brother, a person with Down Syndrome, wished you knew about his life. Read...
Rachel Cherry White    |   10.23.18   |   SHARE
Families
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Ditching The R Word Forever; You Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.”Sure… that’s a time-tested maxim, but it’s also kind of a steaming load of crap. This Read...
Kimmie Jones    |   10.28.16   |   SHARE
Bodies

Fatal Brain Candy: How Prescription Pills Almost Killed Me

Six months after my first benzodiazepine prescription, I was in a personal tsunami, a surge of water so deep I could barely see. Read...
Melissa Bond    |   11.11.14   |   SHARE
CultureSex + Love

How One Woman Found Her Way Out Of Down Syndrome Isolation Through Art

Judith Scott remained nearly deaf and completely non-verbal her entire life. Her powerful art is currently on display at the Brooklyn Museum. Read...
Rebeka Burns    |   11.3.14   |   SHARE
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